In this episode of the Discover Science Podcast, two UNR students speak with Dr. Ken Ono — an expert on the life and work of Srinivasa Ramanujan, a covert genius who shook the world of mathematics with his discoveries in the 19th century.
Dr. Ligia Subitoni Antonio studies the bioelectricity of the auditory pathway, which is the channel that connects the ear to the brain.
Kingkini Sengupta and Trevor Macaluso explain how data visualization helps nonprofit organizations serve Reno’s vulnerable.
Dr. Jenny Ouyang is an ecologist at UNR, studying how animals adapt to changing environmental conditions. We spoke with her about her career and the challenges she has faced as a woman of color in STEM.
Dr. Laina Geary is a synthetic organic chemist and a professor at University of Nevada Reno. The Hitchcock Project spoke with Dr. Geary about her work and her experience as a woman in a male-dominated STEM field. HP: What is the focus of your research? LG: We are a synthetic organic chemistry group, so we’re […]
The devastating and life-altering medical consequences of getting knocked out cold are far from what the movies have made them out to be. Dr. Marian Berryhill of the University of Nevada, Reno Department of Psychology explains the effects of repeated concussions observed in professional athletes.
Ligia Subitoni Antonio of the University of Nevada, Reno Department of Physiology and Cell Biology has the answers.
A polar sea squirt produces a chemical that has demonstrated success in fighting certain cancer cells. Reno scientists are unzipping its DNA to find out why.
On October 1st, first year medical students begin dissecting the human cadavers housed at the Pennington Health Sciences gross anatomy lab at UNR. Lab manager Lindsay Pisani gives us a tour and talks us through what has changed for the gross anatomy course since the start of the pandemic.
New research has shown that birds in urban cities are adapting to noise and the light. Biologists wonder: can pass on these adaptations in their genes?