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UNLV Preps to Again Shine at International Solar Homebuilding Contest

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Team Las Vegas readying 'Sinatra', its aging-in-place solar home for the prestigious U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition.
25-Aug-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNLV Residence Halls Dedicate Floor to LGBTQ Students

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New gender-inclusive housing among the themed communities UNLV offers students in its residence halls. UNLV's LGBTQ floor, dubbed Stonewall Suites, gets its name from the 1969 Stonewall riots — a flashpoint in the fight for LGBTQ rights.
24-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Parenting in the Age of YouTubeKids

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Benjamin Burroughs spends hours studying children's videos on YouTube. A father of three kids who teaches and researches how technology shapes people's lives, Burroughs is fascinated by the growing number of fun, elaborate entertainment videos aimed...
16-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

For Native Students, a Guide Along the Path

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UNLV is a host site for the federally-funded Journey program, which puts Native American and other minority high school students interested in health research into college labs.
31-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sleep Elusive? New Study Shows There’s a Reason for That.

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Researchers from UNLV, Duke University, and the University of Toronto, Mississauga, have found that mismatched sleep schedules and restless nights may be an evolutionary leftover from a time many, many years ago, when a lion lurking in the shadows...
12-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Collateral Damage from Cosmic Rays Increases Cancer Risks for Mars Astronauts

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The cancer risk for a human mission to Mars has effectively doubled following a UNLV study predicting a dramatic increase in the disease for astronauts traveling to the red planet or on long-term missions outside the protection of Earth's magnetic...
5-Jun-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Challenges Understanding of Climate History

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UNLV research in Russia challenges widely held understanding of past climate history; study appears in latest issue of top journal Nature Geoscience.
22-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNLV Names Mary S. Croughan Vice President for Research and Economic Development

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UNLV has selected Mary S. Croughan as its next Vice President for Research and Economic Development, effective July 31.
1-May-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNLV Psychology Professor Launches Study of Traumatic Effects of Oct. 1 Tragedy

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Study focused on understanding how people are reacting emotionally to the tragedy at the Route 91 country music festival Oct. 1.
20-Oct-2017 5:05 PM EDT

Dentists Get Cracking on the Stem Cell Front

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UNLV researchers have developed a new method for extracting tooth root pulp that quadruples the number of stem cells that can be harvested and replicated to treat a variety of medical conditions.
4-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Placing Faith in Virtual Strangers

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Sarah Tanford, a professor with UNLV's Harrah College of Hospitality, is an expert in hospitality consumer behavior. Over the past five years, she’s been plumbing the depths of online travel review sites, examining a number of elements to evaluate...
27-Sep-2017 6:05 PM EDT

Lunch Packing Tips for Parents and Students

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Whether you’re a parent filling your child’s lunchbox, or a university student on a budget, UNLV instructor and registered dietitian nutritionist Samantha Coogan has tips for keeping that midday meal nutritious, delicious, and affordable.
30-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT

UNLV Sociology Expert Robert Futrell Available for Interviews About the Rise of Hate Groups

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16-Aug-2017 2:55 PM EDT

UNLV Human Paleontology Expert Available to Discuss Discovery of 300,000 Year Old Human Remains

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7-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT

UNLV Geoscience expert can speak to Climate Change

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2-Jun-2017 6:05 PM EDT

Quick Take: Out of This World

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UNLV undergraduate and NASA intern Amber Turner shares her remarkable research journey, which may someday lead to human civilizations on other planets.
30-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT

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