News: School of Life Sciences

People | January 20, 2012
Biology lecture leads to dramatic diagnosis for an ailing grandfather 1,300 miles away.
Picture of researcher in desert
Research | January 3, 2012
UNLV ecologist Scott Abella says full recovery of desert ecosystems can take up to 65 years.
People | December 22, 2011
Biology and Honors College graduate Emily Tamadonfar was the recipient of UNLV's 100,000th degree.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Research | December 22, 2011
UNLV biologist Dennis Bazylinski and international research team first to isolate and grow greigite-producing bacterium; Findings in Dec. 23 issue of Science
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Research | November 10, 2010
Research is Largest Effort To Date To Examine High-Temp Ecosystems and Their Potential Contributions To Science; Funded Through $3.75 Million NSF Award
Brian Hedlund outside with equipment
Research | September 3, 2010
Microbiologist Brian Hedlund goes prospecting in Nevada's hot springs for new sources of clean energy.
U.N.L.V. signage with Fall leaves in the background
Research | August 16, 2010
NSHE Faculty, Special Guests Address Current Issues in Renewable and Clean Energy Research and Technology
Man swimming with a dolphin
People | June 18, 2010
A partnership between UNLV and The Mirage Dolphin Habitat helps students learn the ins and outs of training dolphins.
People | June 4, 2010
A number of UNLV professors receive systemwide and universitywide awards for notable research and creative activities.
Lake Mead
Research | April 2, 2010
While drought conditions in the West continue to produce record drops in water levels at Lake Mead, a rising tide of research at UNLV seeks to address some of the region's most pressing water issues.
Student hiking through a forest
People | February 4, 2010
Students put down books and pick up passports for unique learning experiences.
Photo of boat on Lake Mead
Research | November 1, 2009
While drought conditions in the West continue to produce record drops in water levels at Lake Mead, a rising tide of research at UNLV seeks to address some of the region’s most pressing water issues.