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UNLV Research Helping Japan Launch its First Integrated Resorts

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Japan’s tourism economy is about to undergo a massive shift—potentially introducing $10 billion in integrated resorts—with a little help from researchers at UNLV’s International Gaming Institute (IGI).
13-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Finding Life and Dark Matter in Nevada's Hot Springs

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UNLV professor studying microorganisms in a Nevada hot spring; the results could help evaluate whether extraterrestrial life exists.
1-Nov-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNLV Engineers Build 3D-Printed Robohand for World Series First Pitch

Armed with her UNLV-built, 3D-printed "Robohand," local 7 year-old Hailey Dawson will throw the first pitch at game four of the World Series Oct. 28. She's also earned an invite from every MLB team.
28-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UNLV Preps to Again Shine at International Solar Homebuilding Contest

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Team Las Vegas readying 'Sinatra', its aging-in-place solar home for the prestigious U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon competition.
25-Aug-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UNLV Residence Halls Dedicate Floor to LGBTQ Students

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New gender-inclusive housing among the themed communities UNLV offers students in its residence halls. UNLV's LGBTQ floor, dubbed Stonewall Suites, gets its name from the 1969 Stonewall riots — a flashpoint in the fight for LGBTQ rights.
24-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Parenting in the Age of YouTubeKids

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Benjamin Burroughs spends hours studying children's videos on YouTube. A father of three kids who teaches and researches how technology shapes people's lives, Burroughs is fascinated by the growing number of fun, elaborate entertainment videos aimed...
16-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

For Native Students, a Guide Along the Path

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UNLV is a host site for the federally-funded Journey program, which puts Native American and other minority high school students interested in health research into college labs.
31-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sleep Elusive? New Study Shows There’s a Reason for That.

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Researchers from UNLV, Duke University, and the University of Toronto, Mississauga, have found that mismatched sleep schedules and restless nights may be an evolutionary leftover from a time many, many years ago, when a lion lurking in the shadows...
12-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

5 Tips for Navigating Political Discussions At The Holiday Table

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UNLV Couple and Family Therapy program director offers strategies for when requests to pass the gravy escalate into debates on passing tax and immigration reform.
17-Nov-2017 4:30 PM EST

Halloween Candy? Go for the Chocolate, UNLV Dentist Says

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Chocolate is the sweet treat least likely to play tricks on your teeth.
23-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT

UNLV Psychology Professor Launches Study of Traumatic Effects of Oct. 1 Tragedy

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Study focused on understanding how people are reacting emotionally to the tragedy at the Route 91 country music festival Oct. 1.
20-Oct-2017 5:05 PM EDT

Dentists Get Cracking on the Stem Cell Front

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UNLV researchers have developed a new method for extracting tooth root pulp that quadruples the number of stem cells that can be harvested and replicated to treat a variety of medical conditions.
4-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Placing Faith in Virtual Strangers

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Sarah Tanford, a professor with UNLV's Harrah College of Hospitality, is an expert in hospitality consumer behavior. Over the past five years, she’s been plumbing the depths of online travel review sites, examining a number of elements to evaluate...
27-Sep-2017 6:05 PM EDT

Lunch Packing Tips for Parents and Students

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Whether you’re a parent filling your child’s lunchbox, or a university student on a budget, UNLV instructor and registered dietitian nutritionist Samantha Coogan has tips for keeping that midday meal nutritious, delicious, and affordable.
30-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT

UNLV Sociology Expert Robert Futrell Available for Interviews About the Rise of Hate Groups

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16-Aug-2017 2:55 PM EDT

UNLV Human Paleontology Expert Available to Discuss Discovery of 300,000 Year Old Human Remains

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7-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT

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