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  • Research Week

    Oct 12-16

    Join the Division of Research and Economic Development, and other university partners in a variety of activities designed to highlight research at UNLV.

  • Revolutionary Gene-editing Technique

    UNLV personalized medicine researchers seeking patent on potential HIV cure. Their technique uses a plant protein widely used in agriculture industry.

  • The Back Story: Building in Motion

    Why the Bigelow Physics Building has a swooping roofline and an apple tree.

  • The Pupfish Paradox

    UNLV researchers Frank van Breukelen and Stanley Hillyard discover the pupfish's unique ability to go without oxygen. Unfortunately, it comes at a cost to the endangered species.

  • Otherworldly Investigations

    Data from NASA’s Mars Exploration Program is helping geoscientist Elisabeth Hausrath understand how soil and water might have once interacted on the surface of our solar system’s most-Earthlike neighbor.