College of Sciences News
The College of Sciences provides students a solid foundation in natural, physical, and mathematical sciences for a successful career in the sciences and other professional programs.
Current Sciences News
Alumna Vanessa Sanders finding new paths for isotopes therapeutic and diagnostic at Brookhaven National Laboratory.
UNLV received a nearly $700,000 National Science Foundation grant to house ‘multicollector’ device, the first of its kind in Nevada.
Physicist Ashkan Salamat one of just 46 university professors nationwide – and the first from UNLV – selected for competitive award, which is now in its 10th year.
Inspired by a '00s movie and a grandfather she never met, Alexis Hilts found her path to medical school.
Physics professor Michael Pravica's work on useful hard X-ray photochemistry could reveal novel materials — and possibly an explanation for the origin of life on Earth.
Sciences In The News
Las Vegas’ nearest island is hundreds of miles away. But a “sky island” can be found right in the city’s backyard. The Spring Mountains, particularly the area near Mount Charleston, are a hotbed of biodiversity, with an estimated 28 species of endemic plants, animals and insects, according to the U.S. Forest Service.
Rockwealth Resources Corp. ("Rockwealth" or the "Company") (TSXV: RWR) announces that it has entered into a binding amalgamation agreement dated September 12, 2019 (the "Definitive Agreement") with Realgold Resources Corp. ("Realgold"), pursuant to which the Company will acquire all of the issued and outstanding securities of Realgold (the "Transaction"), as more particularly described below.
Water researcher Kumud Acharya has become interim president of the Desert Research Institute (DRI) for the next two years.
It’s officially an outbreak. There are more West Nile cases in Southern Nevada this year than ever before and mosquito season is far from over.
One of the most important mining operations in the world is just an hour's drive from Las Vegas.
There’s a question out there related to climate change that everyone asks but no one seems to have a good answer for: When will climate change reach the point of no return? Read the news, and timelines range from 18 months to 12 years to 40 years. UNLV geology professor Matt Lachniet explained it is not about an exact drop-dead moment.