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  • DRI CO2 study chosen as most interesting by Faculty of 1000 Biology

    DRI CO2 study chosen as most interesting by Faculty of 1000 Biology

    A study by DRI scientists in the Division of Earth and Ecosystem Sciences that was a cover story in the journal Nature has been chosen by the online research service Faculty of 1000 Biology as one of the most interesting papers published in ...

  • DRI Tech Transfer Office turns research into royalties with boost from DOE

    DRI Tech Transfer Office turns research into royalties with boost from DOE

    The Technology Transfer Office (TTO) that serves both DRI and the University of Nevada, Reno, is bridging the gap between research and reality by bringing together early-stage technology and marketplace opportunities while generating income for both ...

  • Environmental genomics reveals single-species ecosystem deep within the Earth

    Environmental genomics reveals single-species ecosystem deep within the Earth

    LAS VEGAS – The October 10 issue of Science will feature DRI researcher Duane Moser’s contribution to more than 10 years’ work by an international team that presents the clearest view yet of Earth’s deep continental biosphere. “For years in ...

  • Global warming’s ecosystem double whammy

    Global warming’s ecosystem double whammy

    Plants and soils act like sponges for atmospheric carbon dioxide, but new research finds that one abnormally warm year can suppress the amount of carbon dioxide taken up by some grassland ecosystems for up to two years. The findings, which followed ...

  • DRI and NCET recognized for excellence by EDA

    DRI and NCET recognized for excellence by EDA

    The US Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) today awarded DRI and NCET, Nevada’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, its Performance Awards for excellence in economic development grant performance.Both DRI and ...

  • Greenland ice core reveals history of pollution in the arctic

    Greenland ice core reveals history of pollution in the arctic

    New research, reported this week in the online early edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, finds that coal burning, primarily in North America and Europe, contaminated the Arctic and potentially affected human health and ...

  • DRI scientists to study Antarctic microbes during winter

    DRI scientists to study Antarctic microbes during winter

    Alison Murray, scientist at the Desert Research Institute, is going where few scientists have gone during the winter, to Antarctica to find clues about how microbes survive and even thrive during the coldest time of the year.The Western Antarctic ...