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The UNLV School of Medicine plans to improve a corpse laboratory
UNLV has always planned to add more bodies to its medical school, but according to the latest financing plan, some of them will be dead. The new $ 125 million scheme for the UNLV School of Medicine building includes a provision for a corpse laboratory, a deviation from the university's initial plan to use a virtual anatomy laboratory, where students study human bodies and dissection on large touch screens.
Dedicating years of schooling to pursue higher math degrees may help solve certain problems, but does it make any difference for something as simple as cutting your grass? To find out, I spent the week discussing the mathematics of lawn mowing with my colleagues at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
According to a recent survey, online reviews for local businesses in Nevada are the harshest in the country. Despite more than two-thirds of the reviews classify as being positive, the Silver State's Internet and social media users still rank as the least kind in the U.S.
Why are people still dying from Legionnaires' disease?
In the nearly 50 years since epidemiologists first discovered Legionnaires' disease, we have learned how to test for it, treat it and prevent it. So why are people still dying from it and why are more and more people becoming sick with it every single year?