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"Vegas Strong" has become a catchphrase of resiliency and unity since the shooting. But is the strength of being Vegas Strong measurable?
Angela Ziff developed an eating disorder in high school.
The research, conducted by neuroscientists at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, expands the understanding of the signaling between neurons in epilepsy. Regulating the proteins in the brain that control cell signaling may lead to better therapies for stopping or preventing seizures entirely.
Researchers from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, working with a team of international scientists investigated how brain proteins interact to regulate the electrical signaling of neurons.
The brain is a precision instrument. Its function depends on finely calibrated electrical activity triggering the release of chemical messages between neurons.
Researchers have identified which brain proteins might be most influential in controlling neural activity associated with epilepsy and anxiety, paving the way for better prevention and treatments someday.
Anthony Bourdain. Kate Spade. Robin Williams. Chester Bennington. Chris Cornell. In the last year, a number of very public deaths have brought the topic of suicide to the forefront of public health.
The thought of another mass tragedy affecting Las Vegas is almost too much to bear, but a masked gunman scare at a local mall renewed fears it could happen again.
Your good-looking lab partner at university is more likely to think the world is fair than your less genetically-blessed peers, a new study has found.
Beautiful people tend to believe that life is fundamentally fair and just, according to new research conducted with college students.
The study analyzed an unlikely connection between attractiveness and the belief in a just world, finding a strong correlation between the two.
Stacie Armentrout felt nauseated watching surveillance video of Stephen Paddock roaming Mandalay Bay in the days before the Oct. 1 shooting on the Strip.
Gabriel Allred and Michael Wagner are poised to disrupt the cannabis market in a major way. The co-founders of Tokes Platform, a cryptocurrency company, are leveraging their diverse educational and professional backgrounds to not only revolutionize the way the cannabis industry banks and takes payment from consumers, but how the industry tracks the plant from seed to sale.
News reports of yet another mass killing, this time in Florida, have brought renewed sorrow and stress to Las Vegas.
Modern life is crazy stressful. It often feels like you’re trapped inside a 24-hour barrage of bad news, political hijinks and social media-induced envy. There may be no way to fix the world outside your front door, but the world inside can be a haven of your own creation. Here’s how.
Mandalay Bay hotel of Las Vegas will eliminate its 32nd floor by the end of this week, from where gunman Stephen Paddock rained bullets on ground in October last year, killing 58 and wounding more than 500 others.
The 32nd floor at Mandalay Bay, strongly associated with the Oct. 1 shooting, is going away.
“Our findings indicate that people extrapolate from marital surname choices to make more general inferences about a couple’s gender-typed personality traits,” said Rachael Robnett, an assistant professor of psychology at UNLV, and the study’s co-author.
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College of Liberal Arts Alumna of the Year Jeanne Hamrick helps keep the funds flowing to Southern Nevada charities.
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