In The News: School of Life Sciences

April 3, 2015
Of course New York City needs the microbes in the soil and the roots from the trees and plants of the Catskill Mountains to clean up its drinking water.
National Geographic
April 2, 2015
Tiny pupfish have adapted their respiration to go without oxygen for long stretches.
April 1, 2015
And you thought you could hold your breath for a long time. Enter the desert pupfish, a tiny fish that has been playing evolutionary catch-up due to the extreme changes in its environment over the last 10,000 years.
March 4, 2015
Associated Press
February 27, 2015

Seeded with a $2.5 million grant from the Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development and matching funds from UNLV, the institute will decode people’s genomes to predict individual susceptibility to disease, study treatment options and fine-tune drug dosages to minimize adverse effects, Executive Director Martin Schiller said.

Las Vegas Review Journal
February 24, 2015

It’s that stuffy, sneezy, can’t sleep, achy time of year again. A warm burst of springlike weather in January and February launched the pollen season in earnest.

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