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Study Confirms Motorists Less Likely to Stop for Black Pedestrians

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The research may help explain why people of color are disproportionately affected by fatal pedestrian crashes.
16-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Oral Health Key to Understanding Humanity's Past, Study Says

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Oral health of modern day African tribe transitioning from hunting and gathering to agricultural diet challenges long held presumptions about our Stone Age ancestors.
15-Mar-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNLV Harrah Hotel College Ranked World’s Best for Hospitality and Leisure Management

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Annual QS World University Rankings place UNLV at the top of inaugural ‘hospitality and leisure management’ subject ranking.
15-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cancer Risks in Blacks: 'A Complex, Entangled Web'

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Breakthrough UNLV study shows major differences between the types of cancer and mortality rates of U.S.-born blacks versus those who emigrate from the Caribbean.
28-Nov-2016 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

UNLV Study Finds No Iron Benefit from Eating Placenta

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First clinical study of its kind finds no benefit for women who eat their placenta as a source of needed iron after giving birth.
4-Nov-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNLV Teams with Startup to Bring Advanced Wearable Health Tracker to Market

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MealCheck Technologies, Inc. will produce the UNLV invention, which combines the best of existing fitness-monitoring devices to make dieting or staying healthy easier than ever.
22-Aug-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

Why STEM Education Must Begin in Early Childhood Education

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UNLV education policy experts explain why Nevada must prioritize STEM educational experiences for all children, and why waiting until kindergarten is too late.
21-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT

The Therapy Juggling Act

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When things are up in the air, marriage and family therapists help you spot what is about to fall. UNLV's Katherine Hertlein on being an agent for social change.
18-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT

Hacking the Way to Safer, Brighter City Streets

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Team Wingin' It, a five-member team of UNLV students and alumni, won the $10K grand prize at the Consumer Electronics Show life-hack competition for their clever approach to tracking City of Las Vegas streetlight outages. The city is now looking to...
17-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST

The Truth is Way, Way Out There

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Jason Steffen, an assistant professor of physics and astronomy at UNLV, discusses the ways in which exoplanet research have shaken up the theoretical models.
10-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST

First 100 Days: @UNLV Experts on the Trump Presidency

2-Feb-2017 1:05 PM EST

Election 2016: @UNLV Experts Available for Political Commentary

7-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EST

Pronouncing Nevada: @UNLV Historian Explains Who's Right and Why

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6-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Dressing Down to Go Up in the Polls

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Question: Since when did dressing down help politicians win elections? Answer: Since Harry S. Truman wore Hawaiian shirts. Gone are the days of Hayes, Harrison, and even Harding. For most of American history, we didn’t even know what our...
29-Sep-2016 12:05 PM EDT

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