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Feb 13, 2018

Hailey Dawson has opened up professional sporting events before, but never in her hometown.

Feb 12, 2018

7-year-old Hailey Dawson, who threw out the first pitch before Game 4 of the World Series, walks out on the ice before her hometown Vegas Golden Knights' game and drops the ceremonial first puck with a 3-D printed robotic hand.

Feb 9, 2018

After throwing the ceremonial first pitch at Game 4 of the World Series, Hailey Dawson, a 7-year-old with a birth defect that robbed her of three right-hand fingers, is expanding into hockey.

Feb 9, 2018

President Donald Trump announced Thursday he intends to nominate an Oak Ridge National Laboratory associate director for the position of Department of Energy Deputy Administrator for Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation.

Feb 7, 2018

Should builders view net zero energy as a standard instead of an aspiration? As populations age, will future homeowners rely more on voice-controlled devices to manage systems like heating, cooling, and lighting? Can modular, flexible design and construction provide answers to suburban neighborhoods that are facing growing densities? Will precast concrete emerge as the building material of choice for housing construction in a world increasingly threatened by the ravages of climate change?

Dec 18, 2017

A toaster that butters your bread. A remote-controlled IED (bomb) detector that could save lives. A new app for meeting friends in person. A solution for a crowded I-15 on-ramp. A smart ballet shoe.

Dec 14, 2017

A toaster that butters your bread. A remote-controlled IED (bomb) detector that could save lives. A new app for meeting friends in person. A solution for a crowded I-15 on-ramp. A smart ballet shoe.

Dec 12, 2017

Flooding in August near The Linq Hotel made headlines and inspired four UNLV seniors to create a new infrastructure design for the area.

Dec 7, 2017

UNLV students are taking part in a challenge aiming to solve real-world problems. FOX5's Mike Doria explains.

Dec 5, 2017

On Thursday, December 7th, UNLV’s Howard R. Hughes engineering students compete in the Freed & Harriet Cox Senior Design Competition.

Nov 15, 2017

A team of researchers from the University of Nevada Las Vegas have developed a device they hilarious call the “Tooth Cracker 5000” to extract 80 percent of the stem cells a pulp contains from a wisdom tooth.

Nov 1, 2017

If you’ve been following the World Series, you may have noted a special appearance during game four.

Oct 31, 2017

7-year-old Las Vegas local, Hailey Dawson, has captured the hearts of the nation. She was born with a birth defect that left her missing three fingers on her right hand.

Oct 30, 2017

Students from University of Nevada, Las Vegas traveled to Denver to compete in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon 2017, where UNLV Team Las Vegas achieved a first-place ranking in the innovation part of the 10-event decathlon, awarded 98 points out of 100 points for that category.

Oct 30, 2017

On Saturday, the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Astros will meet for Game 4 of the World Series. As with any Major League Baseball game, the competition will kick off with a ceremonial pitch. But this one will be especially awe-worthy, featuring a 7-year-old girl with a 3D-printed hand.

Oct 30, 2017

Earlier this year, Hailey Dawson was determined to convince every Major League team to let her throw out a ceremonial first pitch at their ballpark. By the time her day was complete on Saturday, she crossed another stadium off her list, doing so on the biggest stage imaginable.

Oct 30, 2017

A 7-year-old girl with a 3-D printed prosthetic hand will toss out the ceremonial first pitch at tonight's Game 4 of the World Series at Minute Maid Park in Houston.

Oct 30, 2017

The ceremonial first pitch is a time-honored tradition in baseball. For Game 4 of the World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Astros on Saturday in Houston, a young girl from Nevada is ready for the challenge – using a 3-D printed hand.