Topic: science and technology

A dry lake bed at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.
Research | June 6, 2019
UNLV researcher develops new method for categorizing climate change beliefs and shares tactics for communicating with deniers.
A 3D illustration of the human brain.
Research | May 21, 2019
New research unveils the anterior cingulate cortex’s role in memory retrieval and potential implications for dementia treatment.
hands holding bottle and applicator over fossil
Research | May 14, 2019
UNLV geoscientist, student among international research team behind discovery of ancient monkey species that lived in Africa 22 million years ago.
A glass exterior wall faces a wood-lined hallway opposite an interior wall covered in plant life.
Business and Community | April 30, 2019
Solar Decathlon team finishing design work on Desert Bloom house before a year of construction.
A health care provider administers a vaccination to a baby.
Business and Community | April 11, 2019
UNLV School of Medicine director of bioethics addresses the role of vaccinations and the controversy surrounding them.
An image of the Earth depicted as a flat surface.
Research | March 11, 2019
As the Flat Earth Theory gains resurgence with a new Netflix documentary, a UNLV astronomer explains how it fizzles.
Concept illustration of a businessman trying to unplug the brain, sabotage, killing creativity
Research | February 21, 2019
Technology overload is harming our physical, mental, and social health, says a UNLV sociologist.
conceptual image of Team Las Vegas' 2020 Solar Decathlon home entry
Business and Community | February 5, 2019
Students will build sustainable home of healing for military veterans as they compete against international teams in U.S. Department of Energy contest.
dna strand made of veggies atop a dinner plate with silverware at sides
Business and Community | January 16, 2019
Food Genes and Me is a site and software that lets users figure out health risks and how to solve them within minutes.
A portrait of George Rhee, a professor of physics and astronomy at UNLV.
Research | January 4, 2019
UNLV physicist developed a calculator to compute the significance of using renewables in a warming world.
Two students are debating with one another.
Campus News | December 27, 2018
Student achievements including competition wins, a world record, and new innovations splashed local and national news headlines in 2018.
petri dish and beakers containing liquids
Research | December 26, 2018
In 2018, faculty and students collaborated with one another and international colleagues on scientific exploration that sought to help people make sense of themselves and the world around them.