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What Happens in Vegas, May Come From the Arctic?

Climate records from a cave in the southern Great Basin show that Nevada was even hotter and drier in the past than it is today, and that one 4,000-year period in particular may represent a true, “worst-case” scenario for the Southwest and the...
22-Jul-2020 12:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Advances Provide Hope for Alzheimer's Patients

Dr. Jeffrey L. Cummings, UNLV research professor and a leading expert on Alzheimer’s disease clinical trials, led a five-year review of all Alzheimer’s drugs in the development pipeline. He says today there is more hope than ever that we'll one...
16-Jul-2020 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Key Insights from Swedish Casino that Remained Open During COVID-19

As casinos in Las Vegas enter the second month of reopening since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold, UNLV gaming researchers say they can draw upon insights from industry collaborators in Sweden, a country that took a more open approach to the crisis...
13-Jul-2020 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Anti-Racism Books and Resources for Families and Children

A first step for families who want to be an ally in the fight to end racism is to diversify their at-home libraries with books that feature people of color and their stories. A UNLV librarian and pre-Kindergarten teacher share tips and resources on...
10-Jul-2020 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New UNLV Center Advances Global Fight Against Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets

The UNLV department of brain health has formally launched the Chambers-Grundy Center for Transformative Neuroscience, offering hope through scientific discovery for patients who are suffering from Alzheimer’s, dementia and other brain and...
15-Jun-2020 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNLV Engineers Fabricate PPE for Local Medical Community

Health care providers across the Las Vegas Valley were facing an unprecedented challenge, worsened by a lack of supplies to protect themselves. A local medical community group reached out: Could the UNLV College of Engineering help fill the gap for...
16-Apr-2020 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Brief: What Does The Car You Drive Say About Your Manners?

New UNLV study finds that drivers of flashy cars are less likely to yield for pedestrians.
26-Feb-2020 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Diet Makes a Difference in Fight Against Hospital-Acquired Infection

Popular diets low in carbs and high in fat and protein might be good for the waistline, but a new UNLV study shows that just the opposite may help to alleviate the hospital-acquired infection Clostridioides difficile. The results appeared in a study...
12-Feb-2020 12:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Study: Why U.S. Black Entrepreneurship Lags & How Banks Can Help Fix It

24-Jul-2020 1:20 PM EDT

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Mission to Mars: @UNLV Scientist Gives Insider Glimpse at NASA's 2020 Rover Mission

6-Jul-2020 11:55 AM EDT

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How Hospitality Industry Should Address Discrimination

30-Jun-2020 1:45 PM EDT

Protesting Police Brutality: UNLV African American Studies Professor on How Protests Can Enact Social Change

22-Jun-2020 1:15 PM EDT

Domestic Abuse and COVID-19

16-Jun-2020 2:35 PM EDT

UNLV Mental Health Expert Offers Strategies for Combating Coronavirus Anxiety as Communities Reopen

4-Jun-2020 2:30 PM EDT

Break Out of Your Social Circle to Combat Impostor Syndrome, UNLV Study Finds

You’ve probably felt it before. As a new hiree. In a challenging class. Or while making small talk with really, really smart people. Many can relate to impostor syndrome — a psychological phenomenon in which a person feels that they are a fraud...
3-Jun-2020 11:50 AM EDT

COVID-19 and Connectedness: Finding a Balance in Our Online Lives

22-May-2020 12:05 PM EDT

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