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Deep Space X-Ray Burst Gives Astronomers New Signal to Detect Neutron Star Mergers

An international team of astronomers has discovered a new way to spot when collisions occur in distant galaxies between two neutron stars – incredibly dense, city-sized celestial bodies that possess the most powerful magnetic fields in the...
16-Apr-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Senator Harry Reid and Speaker John Boehner to Participate in Exclusive Panel Discussion Moderated by NBC News’ Chuck Todd

Co-chaired by Sen. Reid and Speaker Boehner, the MGM Resorts Public Policy Institute at UNLV will hold a symposium April 23 at Las Vegas’s Bellagio Hotel. Bringing together leaders from across the public, private and education sectors, the event...
16-Apr-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Forgotten Fathers: New Dads Also at Risk for Postpartum Depression

UNLV study examines firsthand accounts of new fathers’ experiences with PPD, how it differs from that of women, and how to best remove barriers they face in receiving diagnoses and treatment of the little-known phenomenon.
7-Mar-2019 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites


Quick Take: Screen Pregnant Women Early and Often for Perinatal Depression

Postpartum depression is the most common complication after childbirth, but it is frequently undiagnosed and untreated because routine screening is not a standard of practice among most healthcare providers. With her work at a Las Vegas clinic, Dr....
22-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


The Dollar Store Diet: Produce Quality Matches Traditional Chains

Discount stores offer a good option to both low-income and budget shoppers, UNLV research finds.
21-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


UNLV Among 11 Teams Worldwide To Compete in 2020 Solar Decathlon

Students to build sustainable home of healing for military veterans for U.S. Department of Energy contest; UNLV competed in 2013 and 2017.
7-Feb-2019 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


UNLV Startup Uses Genes to Create Personalized Diets

Food Genes and Me is a site and software that lets users figure out health risks and how to solve them within minutes.
16-Jan-2019 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Concept for Converting Radio Waves to Energy Nets Top Prize in Media Innovation Hackathon

UNLV and Beasley Media Group announced the winners of their inaugural Media Innovation Hackathon Jan. 10 at CES 2019. The Radio Heads, an all-freshman student team from UNLV, took top honors for a project exploring the conversion of radio waves into...
14-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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French History Expert Available to Discuss Notre Dame Cathedral

15-Apr-2019 3:50 PM EDT


The Value of Vaccinations: Separating Facts from Myths

11-Apr-2019 2:05 PM EDT


The Purchase of a Lifetime: Should You Buy a Home Now?

2-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Ecosexuality expert available for Earth Day stories

Sociologist Jennifer Reed — a UNLV instructor and Ph.D. candidate who has been studying ecosexuality for nearly a decade — is available for interviews about the movement, which merges ecology and sexology.
21-Mar-2019 4:40 PM EDT


Good Sport? The Psychology Behind Losing

UNLV sports psychologist Brad Donohue on Netflix docuseries "Losers" and a new mental health approach to helping athletes find the silver lining after loss.
12-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT


Round Earth Clues: How Science Proves that our Home is a Globe

11-Mar-2019 5:05 PM EDT

It’s In the Bag: National Pack Your Lunch Day 2019

4-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EST


National Day of Unplugging: 5 Reasons to Digital Detox

Ping! Swoosh! Chirp! In an “always on” world — where we’re constantly bombarded with emails, social media notifications, and other distractions — do you sometimes want to go where nobody knows your name? There may not be an app for that...
21-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST

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