Red Brome grass, sceen in the Red Rock Canyon

Research Briefs: Winter 2015

Unwelcome flora, an attack on HIV, body-camera survey, up-close Nobel laureates, a battery-powered partnership, gaming law, robotic “muscles,” full-day kindergarten, funds for biomedical research, and a low-oxygen fish.

In This Series

Pupfish swimming
Research | April 23, 2015
UNLV researchers discover the pupfish's unique ability to go without oxygen. Unfortunately, it comes at a cost to the endangered species.
students practice their handwriting
Research | June 15, 2015
Changes to full-day kindergarten in Nevada could impact the health of the state’s children and adults.
Erica Marti fills tube with liquid while wearing protective goggles
People | June 19, 2015
Erica Marti, environmental engineering student, will travel to Germany this month to meet the world’s greatest minds in medicine, physics and chemistry.
dry grass at red rock canyon
Research | July 10, 2015
82 percent of America’s three largest national parks are infested with at least one type of foreign foliage that’s ripe for becoming brushfire kindling.
William Sousa with a Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department officer
Research | July 30, 2015
Public support for body-worn cameras is high but many doubt they will improve police and citizen relationships, according to a new national survey by UNLV Center for Crime and Justice Policy.
Marty Schiller
Research | September 17, 2015
UNLV personalized medicine researchers seeking patent on potential HIV cure. Their technique uses a plant protein widely used in agriculture industry.
Kwang Kim in research lab
Research | September 29, 2015
UNLV engineering professors team with researchers from Korea, Japan as part of grant-funded National Science Foundation international research program.
UNLV President Len Jessup, left, and Tesla Motors Vice President for Business Development Diarmuid O’Connell shake hands
Research | October 7, 2015
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval joins leadership from Tesla, UNLV at university event Oct.7 to mark research collaboration.
Nora Caberoy
Research | November 2, 2015
Three UNLV scientists will present their work during an Alzheimer's research symposium Nov. 13 on campus.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Research | December 1, 2015
UNLV has reached a licensing agreement with Abel Therapeutics, a start-up company that seeks to commercialize the discoveries of biochemistry professor Ernesto Abel-Santos.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Research | December 1, 2015
Research projects from 20 UNLV faculty members have been selected to receive approximately $500,000 in Faculty Opportunity Awards, university officials announced earlier this year.
Andre Wilsenach
Campus News | March 4, 2016
International gaming control chief tapped to lead new initiative, which will offer first-of-its-kind research and education programs for gaming regulators worldwide.

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