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Article ID: 696394

What a Pain: The iPad Neck Plagues Women More

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Gender and posture -- not screen time -- are the biggest risk factors behind developing "iPad neck," says a UNLV study published this month in The Journal of Physical Therapy Science.

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20-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695667

UNLV Awarded $11.4 Million Federal Grant to Advance Personalized Medicine in Nevada

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UNLV was recently awarded an $11.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to build Nevada’s first center of excellence in personalized medicine. The five-year award marks the first time UNLV will lead a project funded through the NIH’s competitive Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) program. It’s also believed to be the first COBRE program in the nation focused exclusively on personalized medicine.

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5-Jun-2018 8:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 695665

The Psychosocial Toll of Our Increasingly Online Lives

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Technology carries the promise to make our lives easier, but at what price? UNLV sociologist Simon Gottschalk explains his research in a new book.

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5-Jun-2018 6:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693997

Study: Maternal Placenta Consumption Causes No Harm to Newborns

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A joint UNLV and Oregon State University study found mothers who consumed their placenta passed on no harm to their newborn babies when compared to infants of mothers who did not consume their placenta.

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3-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693669

The Flying Disc so Big It Was Mistaken for a UFO

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Before the days of drones, two UNLV engineering professors were looking for a way to engage their students beyond textbook exercises. So, naturally, they gravitated toward flying discs. Big ones. This is their story.

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27-Apr-2018 4:25 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693112

An Eye Toward Regeneration

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UNLV scientist Kelly Tseng, Ph.D. and her team have found that frog embryos can fully regrow their eyes after injuries, a breakthrough that may lead one day to the ability to orchestrate tissue regeneration in humans.

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18-Apr-2018 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 691754

Lions and Tigers and Bears — Open Wide!

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UNLV animal dentist and beauty pageant queen Tina Brandon Abbatangelo prepares and wears multiple crowns.

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26-Mar-2018 7:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 691725

UNLV Professor on Relationship Between Nevada's Casinos and its Gaming Regulators

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It’s no secret that the glitz and glamour of casinos and gambling have made Las Vegas a bucket list destination for people all over the world. A little less flashy are the jobs of regulators tasked with ensuring that gaming companies follow the law.

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26-Mar-2018 3:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 691196

Fighting Obesity Through Fruit Fly Famines

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A UNLV biologist compared the DNA of fat fruit flies to a control group and found nearly 400 candidate genes potentially associated with obesity and other health problems.

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15-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 691103

Humans Flourished Through Super Volcano 74,000 Years Ago

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Humans not only survived a massive volcanic eruption 74,000 years ago, they flourished during the resulting climate change that occurred, a new study by UNLV geoscientist Eugene Smith and colleagues found.

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14-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT
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