Topic: science and technology

four friends arguing
Research | March 17, 2020
UNLV communication professor Emma Bloomfield on breaking through scientific misinformation
A group of five fifth graders partake in an experiment during UNLV's Rebel Science Camp.
Business and Community | March 3, 2020
Nearly 550 local fifth graders to attend UNLV’s Rebel Science Camp in 2020.
Matthew Lachniet stands in the midst of a cave in Guatemala with speleothems surrounding him.
Research | February 5, 2020
New UNLV research provides context for climate history of Guatemalan rainforests.
computer screen showing Facebook friend requests
Research | November 4, 2019
UNLV communication studies professor and social media researcher Natalie Pennington unveils the biggest online dealbreakers, cling makers, and tips for culling your contact list.
closeup of computer keyboard with HATE spelled out in red letters
Research | October 2, 2019
UNLV sociologist on how interacting in online white supremacist networks can convert hateful words into real violence.
A photo depicting the exterior of the Science and Engineering Building on UNLV's campus.
Campus News | September 19, 2019
UNLV received a nearly $700,000 National Science Foundation grant to house ‘multicollector’ device, the first of its kind in Nevada.
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.