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Study: Learning How Cells Dispose of Unwanted Materials is Key to Potential New Therapeutics

Are you sick and tired of getting sick and tired? A UNLV-led research team is exploring whether the reason we sometimes feel ill in the first place is because our body’s cells suffer from trash that accumulates within them.
20-Feb-2024 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Scientists discover the possible triggers for bacterial pathogens, opening the door for new treatment strategies.

A UNLV-led team studied potentially fatal, diarrhea-causing Shigella bacteria, and demonstrated a possible way to prevent it from causing disease.
16-Oct-2023 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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When Rentals Go Wrong: Study Explores Sharing Economy and Ways to Boost Good Customer Behavior

The study is based on an extensive investigation of Rent the Runway and data from nearly 2,000 social media posts, 1,168 news media articles, Rent the Runway marketing materials, and interviews with bloggers and consumers.
9-Oct-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study: Scientists Investigate Grand Canyon's Ancient Past to Predict Future Climate Impacts

UNLV-led team explores relationship between warming post-Ice Age temperatures and intensifying summer monsoon rains on groundwater reserves.
2-Oct-2023 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNLV to Launch Tourist Safety Institute

Safety and security for Nevada’s visitors will be the focus of the newly launched Tourist and Safety Institute at the UNLV Greenspun College of Urban Affairs.
26-Sep-2023 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Once Upon a Skyline: The Story of Las Vegas Strip Architecture

Hospitality design expert Glenn NP Nowak on the tech-loaded MSG Sphere’s impact on Strip and residential architecture, and how UNLV is prepping the next generation of creators.
21-Sep-2023 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Astronomers Shed New Light on Formation of Mysterious Fast Radio Bursts

International team reports on a radio pulsar phase of a Galactic magnetar that emitted a fast radio burst in 2020; observations suggest unique origins for “bursts” and “pulses," which adds to FRB formation theory.
28-Jul-2023 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Astronomers Reveal New Features of Galactic Black Holes

An international team of scientists, including UNLV astrophysicist Bing Zhang, reports in the July 26 issue of Nature a dedicated observational campaign on the Galactic microquasar dubbed GRS 1915+105. The team revealed features of a microquasar...
26-Jul-2023 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Think Your Child Might Have ADHD? UNLV Expert Offers Insight on Traits and Treatments

UNLV School of Integrated Health Sciences dean Ronald Brown discusses evolution, effects, and early intervention of the most studied disorder in child psychiatry.
20-Nov-2023 1:05 PM EST

Food as Medicine: How Strawberries Can Reduce Diabetes Risk

UNLV research shows that a simple serving of strawberries each day can boost cardiometabolic health without the need for medication.
20-Sep-2023 6:05 PM EDT

A Physical Therapist's Top Tips to Keep Older Adults Safe from Falls

UNLV professor Jennifer Nash shares insights on why fall prevention is so important to maintaining health as we age.
19-Sep-2023 4:05 PM EDT

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