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UNLV Alzheimer’s Researcher and Expert Panel Present First-Use Recommendations For Aducanumab

23-Jul-2021 5:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Why Remote Work Might Worsen Southwest Water Woes

As concerns flare over record-low water levels at Lake Mead, a new UNLV study shows that COVID-19 pandemic stay-at-home orders — and a subsequent societal shift to remote work — may be exacerbating the problem.
12-Jul-2021 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Psychedelic Science Holds Promise for Mainstream Medicine

A team of UNLV neuroscientists are uncovering how psychedelics affect brain activity. Their work, published recently in Nature: Scientific Reports, shows a strong connection in rodent models between brain activity and behaviors resulting from...
10-Mar-2021 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Call Me, Maybe? UNLV Study Probes How People Connected During the Pandemic

UNLV social media expert Natalie Pennington shares the top 10 takeaways of research on the impact of video chats, email, online gaming, and other communication tech on stress, loneliness, and relationships.
5-Mar-2021 12:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Harnessing the Power of Proteins in our Cells to Combat Disease

A lab on UNLV’s campus has been a hub of activity in recent years, playing a significant role in a new realm of drug discovery — one that could potentially provide a solution for patients who have run out of options.
25-Feb-2021 12:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Astronomers discover clues that unveil the mystery of fast radio bursts

Fast radio bursts, or FRBs - powerful, millisecond-duration radio waves coming from deep space outside the Milky Way Galaxy - have been among the most mysterious astronomical phenomena ever observed.
6-Nov-2020 1:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Astronomers Discover Clues that Unveil the Mystery of Fast Radio Bursts

UNLV astrophysicist Bing Zhang and international collaborators recently observed fast radio bursts, powerful radio waves coming from deep space that have been among the most mysterious astronomical phenomena ever observed. Zhang contributes to our...
5-Nov-2020 6:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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A Stronger STEM: UNLV Researchers Team Up to Improve Retention, Graduation Rates in Civil Engineering

UNLV researchers are teaming up to help civil engineering students stay in school and graduate. The project, supported by a $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant, will strengthen curriculum, build community among students, and help faculty...
5-Nov-2020 6:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

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More Than the Games: The Olympics and the Global Spotlight on Societal Issues

26-Jul-2021 5:05 PM EDT

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Gold on the Line: Olympic Athletes and Their Focus of Attention

8-Jul-2021 6:15 PM EDT

Healing from Post-Pandemic Trauma: Moving Forward After Lockdown

2-Jul-2021 1:05 AM EDT

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Renowned Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials Researcher Available to Comment on June 7 FDA Approval of Aducanumab

7-Jun-2021 1:00 PM EDT

UNLV Engineering and Dental Researchers Team with NASA, Colgate on June 3 Space Launch

First-of-its-kind device developed by UNLV for International Space Station experiment will test microgravity and Earth differences in growth and treatment of oral bacteria.
1-Jun-2021 10:05 AM EDT

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A Crisis of Comfort

In "The Comfort Crisis," UNLV journalism professor Michael Easter investigates how our modern-day comforts are linked to some of our most pressing problems—obesity, chronic disease, depression—and how by leaving our comfort zone, we can improve...
11-May-2021 11:30 AM EDT

Expert available how zoom became a household name for virtual meetings

2-Apr-2021 5:05 PM EDT

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Expert Available: School Psychologists, COVID-19, and the Return of In-Person Learning

24-Feb-2021 5:05 PM EST

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