Topic: science and technology

UNLV geoscientist Arya Udry sits in front of her microscope in her office
Research | December 21, 2020
Udry is one of just 13 scientists added to NASA’s Participating Scientist Program and will help the Perseverance Rover to recognize magmatic rocks; becomes second UNLV professor on Mars 2020 science team.
professor seated behind table topped with test tubes and lab equipment
Research | December 1, 2020
Dr. Jeffrey Ebersole, professor of biomedical sciences at UNLV School of Dental Medicine, explains how leading vaccine candidates differ at the cellular level and what it could mean for their effectiveness.
UNLV researcher Edwin Oh holds a pipette in his lab on campus
Research | November 20, 2020
UNLV researcher Edwin Oh and collaborators implement wastewater surveillance programs to supplement coronavirus contact tracing efforts, help prevent outbreaks.
Image of telescope amidst dark sky
Research | November 4, 2020
UNLV astrophysicist Bing Zhang contributes to understanding the physical mechanisms of fast radio bursts in three papers published in Nature.
UNLV professor Ashkan Salamat in his lab on UNLV's campus
Research | October 14, 2020
The discovery, reported in the journal Nature, opens door for reimagining the energy grid, technology, society
Research | August 25, 2020
UNLV geologist investigating 310 million-year-old fossil trackway from ancient reptilian creature.
UNLV mechanical engineering student Alexandrea Washington poses for a portrait in the Engineering Building courtyard
Campus News | August 12, 2020
Alexandrea Washington to create soft robotic platform capable of traversing extraterrestrial terrains.
A hand is seen wiping a folder with a UNLV logo
Research | August 11, 2020
As summer comes to a close and classrooms open, UNLV biochemist Ernesto Abel-Santos offers cleaning best practices.
Students point at artwork
Business and Community | July 28, 2020
Grant trains UNLV students to teach science concepts to more than 4,000 local elementary students.
An image of Lake Mead and mountains in the background
Research | July 22, 2020
New study from UNLV climate scientist Matthew Lachniet links Arctic and tropical Pacific warming to ancient climate records, providing parallels to today.
This artist's rendition depicts NASA's Mars 2020 rover studying rocks with its robotic arm.
Research | July 6, 2020
Geoscientist Libby Hausrath gives an insider glimpse at her role as one of 15 scientists selected by NASA to work on Mars sample return on the 2020 Rover Mission.
rows of test tube vials with blue tops
Research | June 8, 2020
UNLV microbiologist Brian Hedlund among 119 to join consensus statement published in the journal Nature Microbiology.