Topic: science and technology

Xiangning Chen holds a cigarette with smoke resembling a DNA strand
Research | July 20, 2017
Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine gene researchers clear the air on the link between schizophrenia and smoking.
Kinesiology professor Brach Poston
Research | June 21, 2017
Brach Poston's research on electrical stimulation shows promise for Parkinson's patients.
Dustin and Rochelle Hines
Research | June 8, 2017
Husband-and-wife team Dustin and Rochelle Hines research brain cells in their quest for solutions to degenerative diseases and developmental disorders.
Frank Cucinotta
Research | June 5, 2017
New predictive model shows radiation from cosmic rays extends from damaged to otherwise healthy “bystander” cells, effectively doubling cancer risk.
Douglas Duncan and Israel Alvarado
People | April 25, 2017
With limited options in Nevada for top-notch scientists, two UNLV grads welcome the high-tech jobs that the marijuana industry brought.
Theodore Garland Jr.
People | April 25, 2017
College of Sciences Alumnus of the Year Theodore Garland has taught across the globe.
Lisa Danielson overlooks the lobby of the Beam Engineering building
People | April 25, 2017
The career of Lisa Danielson, the Graduate College Alumna of the Year, took off like a rocket after UNLV.
Suresh Vishnubhatla
People | April 25, 2017
College of Engineering Alumnus of the Year Suresh Vishnubhatla crosses continents to find his academic home.
Nancy Washton
People | March 23, 2017
Chemistry grad Nancy Washton aims to get more girls into science in STEM-focused #SitWithMe campaign.
Supernova 1987A
Research | March 21, 2017
University Forum lecture looks back 30 years to the first time anyone since the days of Queen Elizabeth I was able to see a supernova with the naked eye.
Erika Torres teaches a fifth-grader
Business and Community | March 8, 2017
Education policy experts explore how to grow interest among students in highly technical industries and what that means for Nevada’s economy.
Zhaohuan Zhu
Campus News | February 22, 2017
Zhaohuan Zhu is the first UNLV scientist to earn fellowship for early career scholars considered ‘next generation of scientific leaders.’