Topic: Research

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.
water bottle in Lake Mead
Research | July 12, 2021
Research by UNLV economists finds that pandemic stay-at-home orders put a strain on already tight water resources.
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.
Jeffrey L. Cummings pictured in a white lab coat in his lab on UNLV's campus
Research | June 7, 2021
UNLV research professor Jeffrey L. Cummings examines Alzheimer's clinical trials pipeline in two new studies.
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.
UNLV journalism professor pictured sitting on a rock in Calico Basin with mountains and blue sky in the background
Research | May 11, 2021
UNLV journalism professor Michael Easter explores how people can experience happier, healthier lives in new book.
detail of historic document
Research | April 21, 2021
"In the Shade of the Royal Oak" explores UNLV's historic gaming literature from the 17th and 18th centuries.
A deck of cards is stacked on top of credit cards
Research | March 15, 2021
As the casino industry considers expanding cashless gaming options amid the pandemic, Boyd’s Gaming Law students offer a regulatory helping hand.
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.
A woman places a tray inside a research freezer
Research | March 4, 2021
A "minus 80" freezer keeps the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine well below zero, but it was a mistake UNLV got it in the first place.