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An expert in biochemistry.
Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences
An expert in ecology, fire management, and U.S. National Parks.
Assistant Professor-in-Residence, Geoscience
A Nevada leader in paleontology research.
Lincy Assistant Professor of Life Sciences
Nora Caberoy is an expert on eye diseases, specifically the factors and pathways associated with damage of the retina.
Associate Professor of Geoscience
Professor, Life Sciences
Brian Hedlund in an expert in microbial ecology at high temperatures, biofuels and genomics.
Lachniet is an expert in paleoclimatology, quaternary geology, climate change and stable isotope geochemistry.
Associate Professor, School of Community Health Sciences
An expert in pediatric asthma, chronic disease trends, complex weighted survey data, and clinical programming
A physics professor, whose specialties include high pressure science, explosives, and high radiation flux.
Professor of Geology
An expert in geology, palecocology, paleontology, and the history of geology.
An expert on desert ecology and climate change.
Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy
An expert in astronomy, dark matter, and general physics.
Associate Professor of Molecular Biology and Microbiology
An expert on bacterial gene regulation and bacterial pathogens, including E. coli, Shigella, and Salmonella.
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On a basic level, it seems that most of the universe can be divided into two kinds of big objects: stars and planets.
Two longtime friends and co-workers are sharing their love for the Mojave Desert with others through their new book, “A Natural History of the Mojave Desert.”
For all this week, we are focusing on women who have unique and inspiring jobs. Yesterday, you met a captain from the Clark Country Fire Department. Today, we are introducing you to a scientist whose work will reach all the way to Mars.
No fantasy world is complete without a fire-breathing dragon. SpaceX founder Elon Musk even wants to make a cyborg version a reality, or so he tweeted April 25. But if someone was going to make a dragon happen, how would it get its flame? Nature, it seems, has all the parts a dragon needs to set the world on fire, no flamethrower required. The creature just needs a few chemicals, some microbes — and maybe tips from a tiny desert fish.
Research into the regeneration of eye tissue in embryonic frogs could support work to restore human tissue.