Topic: science and technology

a student wearing a face mask, hard hat and safety vest operates a table saw
Business and Community | March 26, 2021
After pandemic delays, about 50 students on Team Las Vegas gear up for UNLV's third showdown in the international Solar Decathlon sustainable homebuilding competition.
woman surrounded by laptops, ipad, phone, and other tech covers ears in frustration
Research | March 9, 2021
UNLV social media expert Natalie Pennington shares the top 10 takeaways of research on the impact of video chats, email, online gaming, and other communication tech on stress, loneliness, and relationships.
Rochelle and Dustin Hines standing in white lab coats
Research | March 8, 2021
UNLV neuroscientists Dustin and Rochelle Hines join rising number of researchers studying possible medical benefits of psychedelics; their work on brain activity recently published by Nature: Scientific Reports.
Gary Kleiger sits in his lab with a computer monitor showing a colorful protein complex
Research | February 25, 2021
UNLV scientist Gary Kleiger at the forefront of a potential new drug modality; research published in the journal Nature.
Scientists in white coats work in a lab
Research | February 18, 2021
Radiochemistry program teaming with universities, national labs for research and development in nuclear science, engineering, and security.
illustration of rover landing
Research | February 18, 2021
Before you tune into today's Mars landing, read up on UNLV's role in the search for life on the Red Planet.
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.