Title: "PBS NewsHour features DRI's patented dust detection device and Valley Fever research"
Source: PBS NewsHour
Keywords: dri, valley fever, pi-swerl, NASA, Dryden,
Description: Desert Research Institute scientists, Dr. Vic Etyemezian and George Nikolich were featured on PBS NewsHour on June 26, 2013 in a report on the spread of a resilient fungus that causes a deadly infection known as Valley Fever. The report highlighted the role of dust in the dramatic rise of Valley Fever and showcased how a device called the PI-SWERL (Portable In-Situ Wind Erosion Lab), patented by Etyemezian and Nikolich, is helping scientists detect and understand how the spores travel regionally.
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