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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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Tooth Fossils Fill 6-Million-Year-Old Gap in Primate Evolution

UNLV geoscientist, student among international research team behind discovery of ancient monkey species that lived in Africa 22 million years ago.
14-May-2019 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UNLV Launches Faculty Information System to Reduce Administrative Burden, Unlock Time for Teaching and Research

University taps Interfolio to establish a unified faculty affairs system and streamline faculty promotion, tenure, and review process.
30-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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