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Study Explores Possibility of Life on Moons of Rogue Planets

It sounds like the stuff of George Lucas' universe, but it may be real. There may be life on the moons of rogue planets — solitary planets that have been ejected from their host star and which drift through the galaxy. A few observations and...
18-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

4 Cool Things You Didn’t Know About Entertainment Engineering

How fusing technology and fine arts is helping UNLV students build new creations and careers at top studios like Pixar.
11-Sep-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNLV, Desert Radiology Sign Partnership Agreement

The collaboration will combine the resources of both organizations to boost business and research opportunities.
5-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Wildfire Risk Doesn’t Douse Housing Demand

Demand for real estate rebounds in high-risk areas within one to two years of a wildfire, UNLV study finds. Here’s what the research may mean for homeowners in California and beyond.
27-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study: Brain Proteins, Patterns Reveal Clues to Understanding Epilepsy

An international team of researchers has identified which brain proteins might be most influential in controlling neural activity associated with epilepsy and anxiety, paving the way for better prevention and treatments someday.
9-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNLV, GOED, and Fraunhofer Team Up to Position Las Vegas as Autonomous Mobility Leader

The three organizations will collaborate to research and develop new autonomous transportation solutions for Southern Nevada.
23-Jul-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNLV International Gaming Institute Research Helps Japan Launch its First Integrated Resorts

Japan’s lawmakers on Friday approved the nation’s first integrated resorts; IGI reports offered analysis for officials, business leaders on gaming regulation and ways to balance growing tourism market while minimizing social costs.
23-Jul-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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What a Pain: The iPad Neck Plagues Women More

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.
20-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Think Your Child Has ADHD? Read This First.

October is ADHD Awareness Month. As child diagnoses rise, UNLV psychologist Ronald T. Brown offers tips that parents should consider before calling their medical provider.
17-Oct-2018 1:45 PM EDT

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How "Supergirl" is Changing the Game for Transgender Youth

UNLV professor Erika Abad on the history of LGBTQ people in comics, television, film, and other media, and why TV's latest superhero is just what we need.
3-Oct-2018 3:30 PM EDT

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The Psychosocial Toll of Our Increasingly Online Lives

Technology carries the promise to make our lives easier, but at what price? UNLV sociologist Simon Gottschalk explains his research in a new book.
5-Jun-2018 6:05 PM EDT

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Lions and Tigers and Bears — Open Wide!

UNLV animal dentist and beauty pageant queen Tina Brandon Abbatangelo prepares and wears multiple crowns.
26-Mar-2018 7:05 PM EDT

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

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...
26-Mar-2018 3:00 PM EDT

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@UNLV Astrophysicist on Upcoming Super Blue Blood Moon: What It Is and Why It's a Big Deal

25-Jan-2018 6:05 PM EST

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@UNLV Crowd Safety Expert Dissects Environments and Human Interactions for Clues on Creating Safe Spaces

11-Jan-2018 4:15 PM EST

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Exposure to Wildfire Smoke In Utero Lowers Birthweight: @UNLV Study

5-Dec-2017 5:05 PM EST

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