Topic: environment

Lake Mead
Research | April 2, 2010
While drought conditions in the West continue to produce record drops in water levels at Lake Mead, a rising tide of research at UNLV seeks to address some of the region's most pressing water issues.
Research | March 24, 2010
UNLV researchers complete detailed model showing how the shallow sediments of the Las Vegas Valley will respond during an earthquake.
People | March 18, 2010
UNLV researchers examine the places and spaces that encourage Nevadans to get physical.
Research | February 3, 2010
Elevated mercury levels in canned tuna may put your health at risk.
Research | February 3, 2010
Wetter conditions could increase water storage in Lake Mead by nine to 48 Percent within two years.
David Wong holding quagga mussels
Research | October 29, 2009
Tiny quagga mussels are clogging water pipelines, attaching to boats and lake structures, and causing big problems at Lake Mead.
Research | July 22, 2009
Researchers find that artificial turf temperatures may be too hot for summer fun.
Research | July 22, 2009
A life sciences doctoral student is exploring the habitat choices of speckled rattlesnakes in the Mojave Desert. This research will help hikers avoid them during hiking season and improve conservation efforts for the desert serpents.