Nevada Man Hospitalized After Apparent Coronavirus Reinfection

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Scientists in Nevada are the latest to report a likely case of reinfection from the coronavirus that causes covid-19, with genetic evidence backing up their claim. covid 19 coronavirus reinfection pandemic nevada science

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Nevada Takes a Baby Step Toward Banning Lawns

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One of those states, Nevada, is taking a permanent step to protect dwindling water resources by cracking down on the scourge of useless lawns. A megadrought has stricken the Southwest , taking a massive toll on ecosystems, drinking water, farms, and more in seven states.

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Nevada Wants to Let Tech Companies Form Their Own Governments

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Steve Sisolak, the Democratic governor of Nevada, wants to incentivize technology companies to move to his state, and he’s got some wild ideas about how to make that happen. nevada articles design innovation technology internet product management steve sisolak board of supervisors

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VR STEM Tools Heading To California & Nevada Libraries

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As part of HTC’s new Vive Libraries program, the Taiwanese-based electronics company recently donated a whopping 110,000 HTC Vive kits to libraries across California and Nevada. Now it appears as though these California and Nevada VR systems will be receiving an upgrade in the form of a series of advanced STEM tools. The Vive Libraries program will bring our unique STEM experiences to learners in over 100 locations across California and Nevada,” states Vive in an official release.

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A Rare Flower Is Screwing Up Plans for a Nevada Lithium Mine

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HTC Donates Over 100 Vive Headsets to California & Nevada Libraries

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HTC is donating over 110 HTC Vive systems to California and Nevada libraries through its new Vive Libraries Program, an effort to seed local communities with premium VR. The post HTC Donates Over 100 Vive Headsets to California & Nevada Libraries appeared first on Road to VR.

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An Alkaline Water Brand Is Making People Seriously Ill in Nevada, Officials Say

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A brand of alkaline water is likely sickening people in Nevada, federal and local health officials say. At least 11 people in the state have come down with varying symptoms, including serious liver injury, after drinking “Real Water” products.

‘CalcFlow’ Studio Partners with HTC to Bring VR STEM Tools to Libraries Across California & Nevada

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Nanome , the studio behind CalcFlow, the 3D visualization tool for math concepts, has partnered with HTC to bring their STEM-focused VR tools to libraries across California and Nevada. Nanome is bringing a number of their VR tools to libraries as a part of the Vive Libraries program , which recently saw over 100 HTC Vive’s donated to public libraries in California and Nevada.

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Chile Moves to Restrict Water After More Than a Decade of Drought

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Juul Agrees to Nearly $440 Million Settlement Over Marketing Vapes to Kids

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Yosemite Wildfire Threatens 3,000-Year-Old 'Grizzly Giant' Sequoia Tree

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Lake Mead Could Soon Form a 'Dead Pool' as Water Levels Drop to Extreme Lows

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Elon Musk Says Tesla's Factories in Texas and Germany Are 'Money Furnaces'

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California's Epic Snowstorms Are Great News

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A series of winter storms in California over the Christmas weekend dumped snow all over the Sierra Nevada mountains. This is good water news for the upcoming year following a bone-dry summer that set several worrying new records for water scarcity. Read more.

The Caldor Fire Is on South Lake Tahoe's Doorstep as 50,000 Evacuate

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The flames have raced into the Lake Tahoe Basin, forcing more than 50,000 residents under mandatory evacuation orders in both California and Nevada to flee. The Caldor Fire has gone from bad to worse.

California's in for Summer Water Shortages After Officials Find Just 2.5 Inches of Snowpack

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Where Are California's Bumble Bees?

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10% of the World's Sequoias Burned in a Single Wildfire Last Year

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An Influencer Pilot Is Under Investigation After Being Accused of Crashing His Plane On Purpose

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The West Is About to Get Blasted With Snow

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Surreal Photos Show the Fierce Battle Against Caldor Fire at a Tahoe Ski Resort

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Get Ready for Weird Weather This Christmas

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Puppets and Gore Make a Delightful Combo in Horror Short Snore

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The West Will See Its First Atmospheric River of the Season

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Lake Mead’s Water Supply Has Dropped to the Lowest Level Since the Hoover Dam Was Built

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Elon Musk's 'Public Transit' in Las Vegas Still Just Humans Driving Cars Slowly in a Tunnel

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After another canceled year in the desert, Burning Man plans for a virtual event

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AR Technology Invades Electric Daisy Carnival In Vegas

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This includes the Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), a legendary electronic music festival currently taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Electric Daisy Carnival runs from May 20th to May 22nd in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Digitizing Burning Man

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UFC 276 is happening this weekend with two title fights on the card

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This weekend, UFC fans can tune in for UFC 276, which is taking place on Saturday, July 2, at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada. Deals Movies & TV ESPN Streaming UFC ufc 276

California Is About to Get Its Second Major Heat Wave in Less Than a Month

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The state, as well as Arizona and Nevada, are expected to see a record breaking heat wave this Labor Day weekend. It’s going to be hot as hell in California— again. Read more. california heat wave wildfires california wildfires

Las Vegas Restricts Pool Sizes, Targeting the Super-Rich

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Officials voted this week to cap the size of home swimming pools in Clark County, Nevada, where Vegas is located, in an attempt to conserve water in the face of the region’s punishing drought. Las Vegas may be a city of excess—but no longer when it comes to swimming pools.

A 1,000-Year-Old Irrigation System in Spain Is Getting a New Life

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Researchers in Spain’s arid Southeast are working to restore Islamic-era acequias, canals that form an irrigation system in Andalucia’s Sierra Nevada mountains.

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Reno Is Moving Its Building Records to the Blockchain

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Reno, Nevada, also known as the “Biggest Little City in the World,” has jumped on the Web3 bandwagon and is rolling out a new blockchain-based pilot program that promises to do what the blockchain does best: keep digital records of stuff.

More Human Bones Emerge From Lake Mead as Drought Continues

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West is turning Nevada’s Lake Mead into something out of a true crime series. The ongoing drought in the U.S. Read more.

Flash Flooding in Death Valley Closes Roads

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The damage in California follows intense rainfall and flooding that hit parts of Nevada and Arizona last week. Death Valley was not immune to thunderstorms over the weekend, and some roads in and out of the national park have been deemed unsafe after being inundated with flood water.

Heatwave Brings Dangerous Temperatures to Southwest

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In parts of California, Nevada, Utah, and Texas, today’s predicted highs are well above 100 degrees. It’s currently very hot in the Southwest.