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Monday | The Record-Courier

Elisa and Dylan Storke from the Elisa's Angels Facebook page.

A gathering to say goodbye to Elisa Storke is 4-6 p.m. Tuesday at the University of Nevada, Reno.


Sun Jul 27, 2014

Chemical & Engineering News

2-D Polymer Crystals Confirmed At Last

Two teams have combined organic monomer crystals to form large two-dimensional polymer single crystals and have determined their structures for the first time.


Related Topix: Cornell University

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Record-Courier

Earthquakes rattling central Alpine

A half dozen earthquakes between 1.4 and 1.9 magnitude were located near Heenan Lake in Alpine County on Friday.


Thu Jul 24, 2014

Idol hands

University of Nevada, Reno cheerleader Mary Ross, 19, initially showed up just to perform the opening ceremony with UNR cheer, but then she decided to audition as well.


Related Topix: Reno, NV

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Six things to know about the newest UM-Flint dean

Barnett has a bachelor of arts in English from Alma College, master of arts in English from Central Michigan University, and a Ph.D. in rhetoric and composition from the University of Nevada-Reno.


Related Topix: Flint, MI, Alma College, Central Michigan University

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Global conference in Nevada focuses on mountains

The four-day gathering, which ended this weekend after being hosted by the University of Nevada, Reno, also drew sociologists, political scientists, economists and anthropologists.


Related Topix: Switzerland, World News

ATM builder seeks transformation of money transfer business with bitcoin

Hami Oerner and Itzik Lerner, right, learn how to use a new bitcoin ATM machine at Hacker Dojo in Mountain View, Calif., in April.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin, Santa Clara County, CA, Mountain View, CA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Mississippi Press

Newly-discovered Gulf crustacean named after Deepwater Horizon oil spill researcher

A newly-discovered deep-sea crustacean has been named in honor of Dr. Paul Montagna, Endowed Chair for Ecosystem Studies and Modeling at the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, for his long and distinguished career studying marine ecosystem dynamics in the Gulf of Mexico.


Related Topix: Oil Spill, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX

New York Daily News

Pinky of blame pointed to con man killer

On a summer afternoon in 1993, a Toronto good-for-nothing named Mohamed Kamaludeen sent a teenager on a mission to fetch a diamond ring he coveted.


Related Topix: Prison, Sparks, NV

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Psychology Today

Cultural Values and the Likelihood of Suicide

Researchers have known for many years that suicide rates are higher in societies that emphasize the importance of the individual and lower in societies that emphasize the importance of collectives such as the family.


Related Topix: Suicide, Mathematics, Science, Psychology, University of Oklahoma


Concrete Bridge Survives Series Of Simulated...

Image Caption: A new, rocking, pre-tensioned concrete bridge support system has been developed by the University of Washington that reduces on-site construction time and minimizes earthquake damage.


Related Topix: University of Washington, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

Thu Jul 17, 2014


7th & 8th Graders Live on UNR's Campus for Math Camp

The University of Nevada, Reno is host to 36 young girls...7th and 8th graders who are living on campus and solving some tough problems in class.


Related Topix: Reno, NV, Family, Kids


University recognized as one of the most interesting makerspaces in America

The DeLaMare Science & Engineering Library at the University of Nevada, Reno is leading the way in creating a 'makerspace' with 3D scanning and printing resources.


Related Topix: Libraries, Reno, NV, Inventions, Science / Technology


Immunize Nevada Holding Back to School Immunization Clinics

The school year is fast approaching and with it comes back to school requirements.


Related Topix: Nevada, Washoe County, NV, Reno, NV

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Science Daily

Alaska's resources and changing climate connect, clash

Alaska's natural resources, such as fish, metal ore, and predominately oil, play a pivotal role in the state's economy.


Science Daily

Borneo deforested 30 percent over past 40 years

Forest cover in Borneo may have declined by up to 30% over the past 40 years, according to a new study.


New Scientist

Books out, 3D printers in for reinvented US libraries

Across the US, libraries are setting up maker labs as they turn themselves into hubs for high-tech innovation and training IN THE small town of Fayetteville in northern New York, you'll find the local library in an old furniture factory dating from the turn of the 20th century.


Related Topix: Libraries, Computers

CE News

Video: 70-foot-long concrete bridge survives simulated earthquakes

Reno, Nev. - A 70-foot-long, 52-ton concrete bridge survived a series of 10 earthquakes in the first multiple-shake-table experiment in the University of Nevada, Reno's new Earthquake Engineering Lab, the newest addition to the world-renowned earthquake/seismic engineering facility.


Related Topix: Reno, NV, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, University of Washington

Mon Jul 14, 2014

She Knows

Your dreams are healthy... even the awful ones

Susan Baragia, M.A. received a degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Nevada-Reno.


The Marion Star

Tesla gigafactory race brings out Nevada innovators

Denis Phares, CEO of Dragonfly Energy, holds a battery at his workshop on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, in Reno.


Related Topix: Texas, University of Southern California