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Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine gene researchers clear the air on the link between schizophrenia and smoking.
UNLV joint study finds that elusive sleep patterns as humans age may have evolved to ensure safety.
When the Mirage Hotel and Casino opened in 1989, it kicked off one of the most significant construction booms in recent history. Four new mega-casinos opened in quick succession on the Las Vegas Strip, bringing in tens of thousands of new residents to work as card dealers, cocktail servers, security guards and maids.
Right now many parts of the country are dealing with extremely hot summer days. Here in southern Colorado, we’ve been in the 90s and even 100s in Pueblo. But it’s even hotter in Arizona and Nevada.
IVETTE FELICIANO: In 1951, the U.S. government started testing atomic bombs in Nevada’s Mojave Desert, measuring the effects of these weapons for military applications and on civilian life. University of Nevada Las Vegas Professor Andy Kirk has studied the era.
Philanthropist and businessman Jon Huntsman Sr. has donated $1 million to UNLV’s department of history to fund the study of the Intermountain West region, according to the university.
Where humans tread, extinction follows. So researchers have thought for decades, persuaded by ample evidence that—in the last few thousand years, at least—the arrival of humans almost always brought overhunting, habitat destruction, or invasive species that killed off native creatures.
Professor of Sociology
An expert in both urban sustainability and political extremism, including white supremacy
An expert in clinical psychology, psychopathy, emotions and personality traits.
Professor of History
A historian of European culture from the age of Enlightenment through the present day.