In The News: Division of Research and Economic Development

Live Past 100 Well
August 12, 2019

When temperatures throughout the sizzling Southwestern U.S. climb to over 100 degrees, the pavement can get hot enough to cause second-degree burns on human skin in a matter of seconds.

Live Science
July 30, 2019

Extremely hot days can make pavements hot enough to cause second-degree burns within seconds.

July 30, 2019

Doctors at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas are warning about a less-recognized danger of summer heat: pavement burns. Their recent study suggests that people in hot places can end up in the hospital with serious burn injuries caused by contact with sizzling pavement.

CDC Gaming Reports Inc.
July 30, 2019

A series of studies led by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas said regular slot players can’t tell the difference between the house edge from one game to another.

The Weather Network
July 30, 2019

During a heatwave, it's not uncommon for temperatures to climb to 40 degrees Celsius or above.

Las Vegas Sun
July 29, 2019

Las Vegas temperatures are forecast to remain in triple-digits for the rest of the month and into August, putting more at risk of burn injuries from hot pavement, medical officials said.

Las Vegas Review Journal
July 29, 2019

Children whose parents have lower levels of education have a significantly higher risk of dying young, according to a new study by researchers at UNLV.

July 29, 2019

A series of studies led by UNLV researchers says regular slot players can’t tell the difference between the house edge from one game to another.

American Sex Podcast
July 29, 2019

The societal messages we receive about our genital hair cause us a great deal of turmoil. Should we trim? Shave completely? Or let it grow free? What do our grooming preferences say about us and how do the people we’re intimate with feel about that? On this episode, we examine your personal stories, difficulties, and strategies for caring for your garden down below. We also speak with Lyndsey Craig, an anthropology doctoral candidate studying cross-cultural pubic hair grooming practices. They say that our modern preference for genital baldness is primarily influenced by pornography & the media. Will Lyndsey’s pubic detective work throughout history tell us otherwise? You may be surprised at what you learn!

Reno Gazette-Journal
July 26, 2019

A group of UNLV surgeons recently finished a 5-year study and learned something that may be no surprise to Southern Nevada residents: Pavement gets hot.

KLAS-TV: 8 News Now
July 23, 2019

A study of 173 burn cases caused by hot pavement should serve as a warning to Las Vegas when the temperature hits 100 degrees.
July 23, 2019

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