In The News: School of Life Sciences

detikinet
August 6, 2020

United States authorities are trying to eradicate Asian giant wasps , which are often dubbed killer wasps . However, the wasp which was first reported to appear there at the end of 2019 is feared to spread throughout the country and become a permanent species.

Newsweek
August 4, 2020

Asian giant hornets have the potential to spread across the United States and establish a permanent presence in the country, experts have told Newsweek.

EurekAlert!
July 22, 2020

A cave deep in the wilderness of central Nevada is a repository of evidence supporting the urgent need for the Southwestern U.S. to adopt targets aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, a new UNLV study finds.

Science Daily
July 22, 2020

A cave deep in the wilderness of central Nevada is a repository of evidence supporting the urgent need for the Southwestern U.S. to adopt targets aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, a new UNLV study finds.

Las Vegas Sun
July 21, 2020

Nearly three weeks since a 5-month-old pup died of toxic shock after a dip in the Virgin River at Zion National Park, park and health officials are still puzzled how the deadly organisms wound up in the waters.

House Beautiful
June 18, 2020

Picture this: you’re sitting in your backyard, enjoying the sunshine, maybe sipping a lemonade. Then WHAM! A large, fast bug whizzes past your head. If that bug is a horsefly, you can worry a little bit. But if that bug is a dragonfly, fret not—it’s one of the best insects to have around, especially because they’ll eat up all the mosquitos. “Dragonflies love to eat mosquitoes and gnats and can help cut down on them,” says Allen Gibbs, an insect expert and life science professor at the University of Las Vegas.

EurekAlert!
June 8, 2020

The long-standing rules for assigning scientific names to bacteria and archaea are overdue for an update, according to a new consensus statement backed by 119 microbiologists from around the globe.

Phys.Org
June 8, 2020

The long-standing rules for assigning scientific names to bacteria and archaea are overdue for an update, according to a new consensus statement backed by 119 microbiologists from around the globe.

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 4, 2020

You do what you can.

Staying home as much as possible, and wearing a mask when you can’t.

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 4, 2020

You do what you can.

Staying home as much as possible, and wearing a mask when you can’t.

Food Network
May 22, 2020

Going all-natural might not be the most-effective route when it comes to sanitizing your home.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
May 21, 2020

Scientists at UNLV are getting ready to test self-cleaning slot dividers.