In new paper, UNLV-led anthropology team balks at a widely held belief that modern humans experienced an evolutionary decrease in brain size.
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Low Pressure, High Stakes: UNLV Physicists Make Major Gains in Race for Room-Temperature Superconductivity
Less than two years after shocking the science world with the discovery of a material capable of room-temperature superconductivity, a team of UNLV physicists has upped the ante once again by reproducing the feat at the lowest pressure ever...
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It’s no secret that puffing cigarettes is the culprit behind a host of ailments, including respiratory diseases and throat cancer. But a new UNLV study reveals that male smokers — who, demographically, are more likely than women to light up —...
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A human rights activist and a group of anthropologists and human biologists are casting a critical lens on the way that microbiome research is conducted with Indigenous peoples. While not the first time a call for more ethical research engagement in...
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The Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV was awarded a grant from the Nevada Department of Public Safety to continue its long-standing study of traffic-related injuries and fatalities in Nevada.
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By incrementally raising the pressure in diamond anvil cell, and periodically blasting it with a laser beam, UNLV scientists observed a sample of water ice make the transition from a known cubic phase, Ice-VII, to a newly discovered intermediate...
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Nearly 15 years after the discovery of fast radio bursts (FRBs), the origin of the millisecond-long, deep-space cosmic explosions remains a mystery. That may soon change, thanks to the work of an international team of scientists – including UNLV...
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Citlally Lopez strives to break down cultural, gender, and language barriers on her way to becoming a physician-scientist who performs her own House, M.D.-version magic, unlocking cures for diseases while making medical care accessible to...
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Don't understand the feud between Taiwan & China? UNLV political scientist Austin Wang has you covered.
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Mass shootings: Conservative, liberal social media users starting to agree — enough is enough, says @UNLV researcher
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