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Pot While Pregnant: UNLV Medicine Doctors Urge Caution

Daily marijuana use during pregnancy may lead to an increased risk of low birth weight, low resistance to infection, decreased oxygen levels and other negative fetal health outcomes, according to a new study from a team of UNLV Medicine doctors.
2-Dec-2019 12:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Black Fire Innovation Confirms Collaboration with Intel to Advance Hospitality Customer Experience

Tech industry leader Intel announced today that it will partner with UNLV and Caesars Entertainment on Black Fire Innovation, a research and technology hub opening soon at UNLV's Harry Reid Research & Tech Park where hospitality concepts will be...
29-Oct-2019 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

From Hate Speech to Hate Crimes

UNLV sociologist researches how interacting in online white supremacist networks can convert hateful words into real violence.
2-Oct-2019 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Shocks to Social Capital: 30 Days After Terror Attack, Institutional Trust Falls to Pre-Incident Levels, Study Finds

A new study from researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, found that the 2015 Charlie Hebdo terrorist attack led to a significant increase in social capital immediately following the incident. However, the boost in social capital reverts...
10-Sep-2019 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Sizzling Southwest Summers Can Cause Pavement Burns in Seconds

When temperatures throughout the sizzling Southwestern U.S. climb to over 100 degrees, the pavement can get hot enough to cause second-degree burns on human skin in a matter of seconds. In a new study published in the Journal of Burn Care &...
26-Jul-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Myth-Busting Study Reveals that Gamblers Can’t Detect Slot Machine Payout Percentages

It’s a common sight on casino floors: patrons jumping from slot machine to slot machine before eventually hunkering down at a game that’s due for the next big payout. But can players – even the regulars who frequent a particular property –...
15-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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What's Your Attitude About Pubic Hair Removal?

A study led by UNLV anthropologists combed through written records from the 1890s to early 2000s from nearly 200 societies around the world to figure out how pubic hair removal practices differ from Western societies and the motives behind it.
4-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNLV Study Reveals Breakthrough in Understanding Our Brain’s Ability to Retrieve Long-Term Memories

UNLV researchers have discovered a novel method for how two parts of the brain — the hippocampus and the anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) — work together to retrieve long-term memories.
17-May-2019 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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6 Tips for Navigating Political Discussions at the Holiday Table

6-Dec-2019 1:05 PM EST

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Brain Health Expert Available to Talk Traumatic Brain Injury

4-Dec-2019 3:25 PM EST

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9 Winning Wine Pairings for the Perfect Holiday Meal

UNLV wine expert Murray Mackenzie dishes on the best beverage blends for meat, vegetarian, dessert, and cheese offerings.
5-Nov-2019 11:05 AM EST

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Dining Decor and Etiquette 101: Ways to Wow Your Holiday Party Guests

From table manners to table settings, UNLV etiquette expert Murray Mackenzie has the scoop.
5-Nov-2019 11:05 AM EST

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Psychologist shares practical ways to overcome the holiday blues

4-Nov-2019 4:55 PM EST

Mute, Block, Delete: Navigating National Unfriend Day

4-Nov-2019 11:05 AM EST

The Blue in the Pink: Busting Myths about Male Breast Cancer

2-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT

@UNLV Expert Available: Aliens & Area 51

17-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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