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Cosmic Leap: NASA Swift Satellite and AI Unravel the Distance of the Farthest Gamma-Ray Bursts

Astronomers are now using AI to measure the expansion of our universe. Two recent studies led by Maria Dainotti, a visiting professor with UNLV’s Nevada Center for Astrophysics and assistant professor at the National Astronomical Observatory of...
23-May-2024 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Alzheimer’s Drug Development Pipeline: Positive Results, New Insight Position 2024 as ‘Learning Year’

Alzheimer’s treatment studies offer hope as UNLV expert predicts new potential drugs, biomarkers will yield critical insight for future development.
24-Apr-2024 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Jumbo Discovery: Astronomers Offer New Model for Formation of Recently Discovered “Free-Floating” Planets

Study in Nature Astronomy theorizes that dense stellar clusters may eject pairs of giant planets, which remain gravitationally bound to one another as they float through space.
19-Apr-2024 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Double Trouble: The Risks of Mixing Alcohol and Sports Wagering

UNLV study finds binge drinking is disproportionately more common among sports bettors than non-gamblers or those who don't wager on sports.
2-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study: Learning How Cells Dispose of Unwanted Materials is Key to Potential New Therapeutics

Are you sick and tired of getting sick and tired? A UNLV-led research team is exploring whether the reason we sometimes feel ill in the first place is because our body’s cells suffer from trash that accumulates within them.
20-Feb-2024 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Scientists discover the possible triggers for bacterial pathogens, opening the door for new treatment strategies.

A UNLV-led team studied potentially fatal, diarrhea-causing Shigella bacteria, and demonstrated a possible way to prevent it from causing disease.
16-Oct-2023 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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When Rentals Go Wrong: Study Explores Sharing Economy and Ways to Boost Good Customer Behavior

The study is based on an extensive investigation of Rent the Runway and data from nearly 2,000 social media posts, 1,168 news media articles, Rent the Runway marketing materials, and interviews with bloggers and consumers.
9-Oct-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study: Scientists Investigate Grand Canyon's Ancient Past to Predict Future Climate Impacts

UNLV-led team explores relationship between warming post-Ice Age temperatures and intensifying summer monsoon rains on groundwater reserves.
2-Oct-2023 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Movement Is Key to Supporting Adults with Down Syndrome

UNLV professor Thessa Hilgenkamp addresses the unique anatomy in adults with Down syndrome that makes being active more challenging.
1-Mar-2024 4:05 PM EST

Think Your Child Might Have ADHD? UNLV Expert Offers Insight on Traits and Treatments

UNLV School of Integrated Health Sciences dean Ronald Brown discusses evolution, effects, and early intervention of the most studied disorder in child psychiatry.
20-Nov-2023 1:05 PM EST

Food as Medicine: How Strawberries Can Reduce Diabetes Risk

UNLV research shows that a simple serving of strawberries each day can boost cardiometabolic health without the need for medication.
20-Sep-2023 6:05 PM EDT

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