Altair, universities win funding for research
Altair Nanotechnologies, Inc.
of Reno, in collaboration with Western Michigan University and the University of Nevada, Reno, won a $672,000 grant from the U.S.
Department of Energy for development of nanosensors for detecting chemical and biological weapons.
The grant funds continuation of work begun by Altair and the two universities during 2003.
Researchers are striving to develop nanosensors designed to detect chemical, nuclear and biological agents.
Six months into pandemic, hospital workers recover from ‘hopelessness’ of the COVID’s summer surge, set sights on fall
A handful of Nevada hospital workers shared recently with The Nevada Independent what life was like this summer as hospitals battled a wave of COVID-19 “coupled with a crush of patients who had delayed seeking medical care this spring and could wait no longer.”