science and technology

planet illustration
Apr 9, 2018
Campus News

Passing the baton in the search for distant planets.


Fruit flies in a plexiglass container.
Mar 15, 2018
Research

UNLV biologist finds nearly 400 genes potentially associated with obesity and other health problems in fruit flies.


rough diamond crystal
Mar 9, 2018
Research

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.


UNLV sign
Feb 28, 2018
Research

Collaboration will leverage talent from both institutions, spur joint research, and bolster regional economic development efforts.


Libby Hausrath and student Seth Grainey working by microscope in lab.
Feb 13, 2018
Campus News

UNLV research could help assess landing locations and excavation sites for NASA’s 2020 rover mission to Mars.


Michio Kaku
Jan 12, 2018
Arts & Culture

Kaku — a best-selling author, physicist and futurist — is one of world’s most recognized figures in science; tickets are free.


UNLV engineering students
Dec 27, 2017
Campus News

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.


Alyssa Crittenden
Dec 26, 2017
Research

UNLV researchers made international headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2017.


Dec 6, 2017
Business & Community

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.


Michael Pravica talks to Marshawn Lynch
Oct 31, 2017
People

Physics professor Michael Pravica teams up with Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch in Bleacher Report web series.