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Current Research and Economic Development News
As casino operators optimize the house advantage, a new UNLV study contradicts long-held beliefs about a player’s ability to detect differences in how much – and how often – a slot machine pays.
A collection of news stories highlighting the people and programs of UNLV.
UNLV sociology doctoral students study how two politically polarized activist groups use social media to organize and impact legislation.
New UNLV study lays bare cultural reasons around the globe for bikini waxing and man-scaping.
UNLV geoscientist, student among international research team behind discovery of ancient monkey species that lived in Africa 22 million years ago.
Research and Economic Development In The News
From birthday cakes to Thanksgiving pie to cold summer treats, every holiday, season or special occasion harkens mouth-watering memories of a favorite sugary treat.
The feet in the grass, the smell of the flowers, the breeze brushing the face and neck, the river water falling heavily on the back. These are some of the examples of how nature can acquire a sexual and sensual dimension. Jennifer J. Reed, a PhD student in Sociology at the University of Nevada, in Las Vegas, spoke with EL TIEMPO to explain the concept of ecosexuality.
When pubic hair became less fashionable, so did talking about crabs—but they're just as common as they've ever been.
On this episode, I was joined by Lyndsey Craig, a researcher and Ph.D. student of Anthropology at UNLV. She recently penned a paper titled, “Pubic Hair Removal Practices in Cross-Cultural Perspective.”
A number of bloggers have asked us to discuss sport performance optimization exercises that are supported in science. In answering this call, we’d like to report the results of a study that compared the effectiveness of 3 exercises that were designed to improve running performance (systematic motivational exchanges, yoga, discussion about competitive running), and show how this information can be used to assist athletes immediately prior to competitive events.
What do you do with your hair down there? Maybe you pluck it, maybe you wax it, maybe you’ve lasered it all off…But why are we so obsessed with removing our pubes, and has it always been this way? Host Nat Tencic tackles those questions and learns how everyone can embrace whatever landscaping they choose … and how to deal if a partner can't get around it.