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Anchorage Daily News
A video posted to social media this month captured two men destroying ancient rock formations at Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Nevada. National park rangers are asking for the public’s help in identifying the visitors, who could face federal charges for vandalizing protected land.
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Boarding a plane can often be a frustrating experience, particularly due to the lengthy process, straining to hear boarding groups and securing an overhead bin space — all before finally settling into a seat. However, Delta Air Lines is hoping to streamline this process by changing how it calls boarding groups.
Deseret News
Boarding a plane can often be a frustrating experience, particularly due to the lengthy process, straining to hear boarding groups and securing an overhead bin space — all before finally settling into a seat. However, Delta Air Lines is hoping to streamline this process by changing how it calls boarding groups.

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Jessica Grifaldo (Life Sciences), Erin Cassin (Life Sciences), Dengxun Lai (Life Sciences), Landon Netherton (Life Sciences), Efren Heredia (Chemistry), Ryan Doss (Life Sciences), and Monika Karney (Life Sciences) all won prizes for their oral or poster presentations at the Regional American…
UNLV repeated their first place win in racquetball for Corporate Challenge. Congratulations to the team! Erica Marti (Civil & Environmental Engineering and Construction) - 1st place, women's singles; Venki Muthukumar (Electrical and Computer Engineering) and Sid Raich (Social and Behavioral…

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Professor, School of Life Sciences

An expert on hibernation, pupfish, evolution, and cellular biology.

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Assistant Professor of Physics

An expert in physics and chemistry.

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Professor of Molecular Biology and Microbiology

An expert on bacterial gene regulation and bacterial pathogens, including E. coli, Shigella, and Salmonella

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