In The News: School of Life Sciences

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
May 21, 2020

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

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 18, 2020

When those of us who haven’t been on the front lines finally emerge from our homes — staring curiously at new faces for the first time in weeks, many of us clad in sweatpants and pajama bottoms because our work clothes no longer fit — how will we behave?

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 18, 2020

When those of us who haven’t been on the front lines finally emerge from our homes — staring curiously at new faces for the first time in weeks, many of us clad in sweatpants and pajama bottoms because our work clothes no longer fit — how will we behave?

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 18, 2020

When those of us who haven’t been on the front lines finally emerge from our homes — staring curiously at new faces for the first time in weeks, many of us clad in sweatpants and pajama bottoms because our work clothes no longer fit — how will we behave?

PR Newswire
May 13, 2020

As the casinos on the Las Vegas strip remain dark and anxiously prepare to reopen, a tiny new start-up company comprised of out of work, fretful, quarantined, designers, engineers, and entertainers have become the first company in the world to successfully introduce to market a proven, proactive technology engineered specifically to mitigate the proliferation of virus and bacteria in a casino environment.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
May 7, 2020

Professors and students at UNLV are working together to create a needed component for COVID-19 test kits.

Casino.org
May 6, 2020

The SafePlay UV partitions were developed by Las Vegas-based Smith Rosen. The company manufactures products that mitigate exposure to airborne contaminants in casinos.

Las Vegas Sun
April 29, 2020

Crowds at Las Vegas-area markets have thinned, and items like eggs, chicken and even toilet paper are again readily available as the COVID-19 panic shopping has ceased. But cruise down the cleaning aisles and you’ll still find shelves mostly empty of bleach and hand sanitizers.

KSNV-TV: News 3
April 28, 2020

It’s all hands on deck in the fight against the coronavirus.

Healthline
April 9, 2020

SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, is believed to spread primarily when a person with the virus coughs or sneezes in close proximity to someone who is healthy — underscoring the current emphasis on social distancing.

Newswise
April 3, 2020

Italy is flattening the curve while the U.S. has become the epicenter. What have we learned about the virus and how will we know when the tide turns on the rates of infection? Is social distancing working? Are enough tests available to identify and isolate the infected? What have we learned about the virus surviving on surfaces and in the air? What mathematical models can help to predict the peak and hopefully the decline in new cases as time goes on? Is the end in sight? Media were invited to attend and ask questions at this Virtual Press Conference with a Newswise Live Expert Panel to discuss the COVID-19 crisis.

Newswise
April 2, 2020

The barrage of coronavirus-related news stories can be dizzying. Even for the seemingly well-informed, it’s become increasingly difficult to sift through it all to discern truly helpful tips to keep our homes and families safe and to regain a little bit of control in our lives.