Topic: science and technology

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.
A student holding his project
Business and Community | December 6, 2017
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
People | October 31, 2017
Physics professor Michael Pravica teams up with Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch in Bleacher Report web series.
A UNLV grad student attends to a power station.
Research | October 5, 2017
Microgrids are a key building block toward a wide-ranging future smart grid better able to respond to energy needs.
Students examine flasks of fluid.
Campus News | September 21, 2017
UNLV welcomes inaugural SEA-Phages class, a two-semester, discovery-based undergraduate research course.
Research | August 15, 2017
Get ready for the sun to go dark during the day, but don't grab your shades. UNLV astrophysicist Jason Steffen on being humbled by the universe.