In The News: School of Life Sciences

PV Magazine
October 17, 2022

One study conducted at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas found that solar farms provide better habitat than the wide-open desert.

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 30, 2022

Tourists aren’t the only ones attracted to the bright lights of the Strip. Grasshoppers have flown into the Las Vegas Valley — not to gamble, but to nosh on vegetation brought by the summer’s late monsoon season.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
September 28, 2022

When millions of grasshoppers swarmed the Las Vegas valley a few years ago, tourist and locals alike were taken by surprise. During 2019’s infestation, Channel 13 talked with people who couldn’t stand the sight of the creatures or the crunch sound of dead grasshoppers being walked on.

Swift Telecast
September 21, 2022

What’s in a name? For microorganisms, apparently a lot. Prokaryotes are single-celled microorganisms—bacteria are an example—that are abundant the world over. They exist in the oceans, in soils, in extreme environments like hot springs, and even alongside and inside other organisms including humans.

True Viral News
September 21, 2022

Current regulations of the International Code of Nomenclature of Prokaryotes require new species to be grown in a lab and distributed as pure and viable cultures. To prove it, you have to have more than one specimen. A team of scientists presented a new system, the SeqCode, and a corresponding registration portal in an article published in the journal Nature Microbiology.

KNPR News
August 16, 2022

If you’ve lived through a Las Vegas summer, you’ll know the sound of the cicada.

Reno News & Review
August 4, 2022

Those seeking a dystopian postcard for the effects of long-term megadrought and human-caused climate change will find a dandy at Lake Mead.

Yahoo!
July 19, 2022

Provectus (OTCQB: PVCT) today announced that the Company has initiated a new sponsored research program with Kelly Tseng, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology and Lab Medicine, School of Life Sciences at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) to characterize the effects of Provectus’ pharmaceutical-grade rose bengal sodium (RBS) on vertebrate tissue regeneration and repair. RBS is the lead member of a class of small molecules called halogenated xanthenes that is entirely owned by Provectus.

Global Newswire
July 19, 2022

Provectus (OTCQB: PVCT) today announced that the Company has initiated a new sponsored research program with Kelly Tseng, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology and Lab Medicine, School of Life Sciences at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) to characterize the effects of Provectus’ pharmaceutical-grade rose bengal sodium (RBS) on vertebrate tissue regeneration and repair. RBS is the lead member of a class of small molecules called halogenated xanthenes that is entirely owned by Provectus.

Wired
May 19, 2022

Scientists are just starting to uncover the vast diversity of microbes out there. The only problem? No one can agree on how to name them.

Lifewire
April 13, 2022

Robot bees could one day help pollinate crops amid rising concerns about a worldwide decline in insect populations that has the potential to wreak havoc on food supplies.

CNN
March 16, 2022

Watch out giant hornets, your next mating could be your last.