Topic: science and technology

This artist's rendition depicts NASA's Mars 2020 rover studying rocks with its robotic arm.
Research | July 6, 2020
Geoscientist Libby Hausrath gives an insider glimpse at her role as one of 15 scientists selected by NASA to work on Mars sample return on the 2020 Rover Mission.
rows of test tube vials with blue tops
Research | June 8, 2020
UNLV microbiologist Brian Hedlund among 119 to join consensus statement published in the journal Nature Microbiology.
cartoon person looks away from phone and touches head anxiously
Business and Community | May 22, 2020
UNLV sociologist Simon Gottschalk provides tips on how to adjust to increased screen time during the coronavirus pandemic.
Interior of Grand Canyon with individual looking at rocks
Research | May 1, 2020
Las Vegas Valley rock layer matches that of a famous interval of rocks at the Grand Canyon; findings reported in the journal Geology.
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.