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Technology carries the promise to make our lives easier, but at what price? UNLV sociologist Simon Gottschalk explains his research in a new book.
Passing the baton in the search for distant planets.
UNLV biologist finds nearly 400 genes potentially associated with obesity and other health problems in fruit flies.
Scientific analysis of diamond impurities - known as inclusions - reveal naturally forming ice crystals and point to water-rich regions deep below the Earth's crust.
Collaboration will leverage talent from both institutions, spur joint research, and bolster regional economic development efforts.
UNLV research could help assess landing locations and excavation sites for NASA’s 2020 rover mission to Mars.
Kaku — a best-selling author, physicist and futurist — is one of world’s most recognized figures in science; tickets are free.
News-making student achievements include wins in national and international competitions; triumphs over personal adversity; and inventions and research with regional, national, global, and intergalactic impact.
UNLV researchers made international headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2017.
A pedestrian lighting system, a new pallet design for warehouses, a remote-controlled device that can detect IEDs, and a location-sharing app designed to encourage human interaction among more than 30 projects on display.
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Metal Rebel places eighth in the world during the DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals. Their goal: Build a robot capable of disaster relief work. View the slideshow.
Engineering grads showcase their ideas for new products.
An expert on science communication, religion and politics.
An expert on desert ecology and climate change.