Topic: science and technology

two women with boxes
People | July 3, 2018
As geologist Peg Rees heads to retirement, the 4,000 pounds of rocks she collected go to the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center.
two stars in space
Research | July 2, 2018
To go further and faster than anything before, the Breakthrough Starshot mission will rely on unproven technology.
Woman sitting in chair reading an iPad
Research | June 20, 2018
Posture — not screen time — is biggest factor behind neck and shoulder pain, UNLV study finds.
Silhouette of man sitting in a dark room in front of a glowing computer screen.
Research | June 5, 2018
Technology carries the promise to make our lives easier, but at what price? UNLV sociologist Simon Gottschalk explains his research in a new book.
planet illustration
Campus News | April 9, 2018
Passing the baton in the search for distant planets.
Fruit flies in a plexiglass container.
Research | March 15, 2018
UNLV biologist finds nearly 400 genes potentially associated with obesity and other health problems in fruit flies.
rough diamond crystal
Research | March 9, 2018
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
Research | February 28, 2018
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.
Campus News | February 13, 2018
UNLV research could help assess landing locations and excavation sites for NASA’s 2020 rover mission to Mars.
Michio Kaku
Arts and Culture | January 12, 2018
Kaku — a best-selling author, physicist and futurist — is one of world’s most recognized figures in science; tickets are free.
UNLV engineering students
Campus News | December 27, 2017
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
Research | December 26, 2017
UNLV researchers made international headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2017.