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Aug 15, 2017
Research

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.


A student and faculty member examine an experiment under magnification.
Aug 11, 2017
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McNair/AANAPISI programs for low-income, first-generation students matches undergrads with faculty mentors that share their focus and goals.


Group of indigenous women
Aug 7, 2017
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Drawing on community partnerships developed with Yup’ik Eskimo villagers, a new book combines research with indigenous perspectives to create a comprehensive understanding of colonialism in Alaska.


Aug 1, 2017
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Research connects the material legacy of gambling in the Renaissance with contemporary board and card games.


Xiangning Chen holds a cigarette with smoke resembling a DNA strand
Jul 20, 2017
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Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine gene researchers clear the air on the link between schizophrenia and smoking.


child on a tablet device
Jul 18, 2017
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Benjamin Burroughs studies how new media industries channel children’s attention.


stethoscope
Jul 13, 2017
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The Mountain West Clinical Translational Research Infrastructure Network helps 13 universities support the faculty and research that will improve human health in seven states.


esports gaming arena
Jul 11, 2017
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Card players, sports bettors and pool hustlers used to be the only ones playing games professionally. Now esports joins the fray.


Nursing professor Jay Tan
Jul 11, 2017
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Nursing professor Jay Tan uses pharmacogenetics to unlock the medications and dosages that work for a patient's individual genetic makeup.


UNLV Office of Undergraduate Research's Becky Boulton, Nicole Thomas, and Liam Frink.
Jul 7, 2017
Research

The UNLV Office of Undergraduate Research’s new program immerses local high school students in the opportunities research at UNLV has to offer.