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Paths to Innovation
For more than 30 years, U.S. universities have had the right to commercialize discoveries made through faculty research funded by the federal government. For a time, few universities made much of the opportunity. But today, as funding support for higher education is increasingly imperiled, marketing great ideas has never been more popular --- or more crucial. Three UNLV projects show how research benefits the university, the business community, and you.
Engineering professor's research one day could save power companies millions and lead to decreased electricity cost for consumers.
UNLV researcher patents a chemotherapy compound that uses a heavy metal derivative to improve cancer treatment.
Along with dedicated allies, Conrad Wilson succeeds in quest to extend educational assistance to dependents of classified staff.
Posture — not screen time — is biggest factor behind neck and shoulder pain, UNLV study finds.
Commitment to a healthy lifestyle helps make Asma Tahir a good fit for the university’s pollen program.