Topic: science and technology

Two telescopic images side by side of a distant star system. Left shows blue dust rings and right features a peculiar gap
Research | October 1, 2021
Potential discovery of a circumtriple planet has implications for bolstering our understanding of planet formation.
UNLV researcher Edwin Oh holds a pipette in his lab on campus.
Research | September 29, 2021
Local partnership grows to 20 states; monitoring begins in October with implications for future influenza vaccine development.
Mary Blankenship peers into Scienta
People | September 16, 2021
UNLV undergrad Mary Blankenship blends public policy, science, and economics into a cocktail for successful global change.
A boat sails along the water at Lake Mead with the bathub ring and mountains pictured in the background
Research | August 17, 2021
UNLV climate scientist Matthew Lachniet explains what it means and how climate change plays a role.
medicine vial
Research | August 17, 2021
And what to share with those who keep using them
UNLV physicist Ashkan Salamat poses for a photo in his lab with green lasers in front of him and a computer screen behind him
Research | August 2, 2021
New discovery details how metals at room temperature can move from one state to another with a relatively small change in pressure.
Flavia Saraiva partakes in artistic gymnastics at the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics.
Research | July 23, 2021
Focus on what you’re trying to accomplish rather than what’s going on with your body, says UNLV kinesiology professor Gabriele Wulf.
Gabriele Wulf is pictured in a red sweater standing on a landing in the lobby of the Bigelow Health Sciences on UNLV's campus
Research | July 8, 2021
UNLV kinesiology professor Gabriele Wulf tells athletes to keep their eyes on the prize — not internal body movement — to achieve optimal performance during Tokyo 2020.
A device created by UNLV Engineering researchers for a space experiment
Research | May 29, 2021
First-of-its-kind device developed by UNLV for International Space Station experiment will test microgravity and Earth differences in growth and treatment of oral bacteria.
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.