New NV Energy Foundation Grant Will Support Wildfire Preparedness in Nevada
31 mars 2022 10h30 HE | Desert Research Institute
Reno, Nev., March 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the climate warms, wildfires in the Sierra Nevada are happening at unprecedented sizes and intensities, threatening communities and resources...
Childhood Trauma and Genetics Linked to Increased Obesity Risk
09 mars 2022 13h00 HE | Desert Research Institute
Reno, Nev., March 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- New research from the Healthy Nevada Project® found associations between genetics, obesity, and childhood trauma, linking social health determinants,...
Philippe Vidon, Ph.D. Appointed to Lead DRI’s Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences
24 août 2021 13h11 HE | Desert Research Institute
Reno, Nev., Aug. 24, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DRI announced that Philippe Vidon, Ph.D., has been selected to lead the Institute’s Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences, which conducts...
New DRI Study Investigates Formation of Dangerous Compounds by E-cigarettes
19 juil. 2021 17h43 HE | Desert Research Institute
Reno, Nev., July 19, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Scientists with the Desert Research Institute (DRI) Organic Analytical Laboratory, led by Andrey Khlystov, Ph.D., have been awarded a $1.5M grant from...
Wildfire Smoke Exposure Linked to Increased Risk of Contracting COVID-19
15 juil. 2021 17h52 HE | Desert Research Institute
Reno, Nev., July 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wildfire smoke may greatly increase susceptibility to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, according to new research from the Center for Genomic...
Does Cold Wildfire Smoke Contribute to Water Repellent Soils in Burned Areas?
25 mai 2021 14h11 HE | Desert Research Institute
Reno, Nev., May 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- After a wildfire, soils in burned areas often become water repellent, leading to increased erosion and flooding after rainfall events – a phenomenon that...
Monica Arienzo, Ph.D., Receives DRI’s First National Science Foundation CAREER Award
03 mai 2021 11h36 HE | Desert Research Institute
Reno, Nev., May 03, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Desert Research Institute (DRI) is pleased to announce that Monica Arienzo, Ph.D., has been awarded a CAREER Award from the National Science...
EDF, NASA, DRI and Google Announce Web Application to Transform Water Management in the Western United States
15 sept. 2020 19h08 HE | Desert Research Institute
Sacramento, California, Sept. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Media Contact: Ronna Kelly, EDF, (510) 834-2563, rkelly@edf.org (SACRAMENTO, CA — Sept. 15, 2020) Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), NASA,...
Prominent Cancer Researcher to Join DRI and Renown Health
18 mai 2020 13h14 HE | Desert Research Institute
Reno, Nevada, May 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reno, Nev. (May 18, 2020) – Today, the Desert Research Institute (DRI) and Renown Health proudly announce the addition of Dr. Pier Paolo Pandolfi, MD,...
What is your COVID-19 story?
31 mars 2020 19h42 HE | Desert Research Institute
Reno, Nevada, March 31, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Reno, Nev: (Tuesday, March 31, 2020) – As the number of people and communities impacted by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to grow by the...