Researchers at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) launched a public website called FoodGenesAndMe.com that uses computer software to scan users’ DNA for potential health problems and creates personalized diets to lower the risks.
Leaders of the Las Vegas community share their ways to promote MLK Day
Ida Gaines, a civil rights activist from Southern Nevada, heard Martin Luther King Jr. speak in Las Vegas in 1964. She was moved then, and today, almost 55 years later, she is still touched by her words and her work.
Why Doing Nothing Should Be on Your To-Do List, According to Research
Between work commitments, family obligations, the constant barrage of news updates, and the never-ending cycle of emails, we truly live in a 24/7 world. Though it’s tempting to want to stay on top of it all, it’s actually more important than ever to spend time doing absolutely nothing. And that’s a scientific fact.
Dr. David Glenn Weismiller (Medicine) was a guest speaker at the second annual Emirates Family Medicine Congress held in Dubai earlier this month. Weismiller presented lectures examining issues related to health promotion and prevention in primary care. The annual congress was attended by more than 1,000 registrants. The mission of the congress is...
Dr. Edward Lynch (Dental) accepted an invitation to speak during the annual Saudi International Dental Conference in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. During the three-day conference, he lectured about evidenced-based operative dentistry and provided updates about the latest methods for providing more effective clinical dentistry. He then visited the King...
Numerous UNLV Students won awards at the Media Innovation Hackathon sponsored by the Beasley Media Group in collaboration with UNLV at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month.
Student teams aimed to generate potential commercial products. Winners include:
First Place: Converting Radio Waves to Energy. Matias Allieti (Mechanical...