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Oct. 17, 2016

This biologist advises students to become involved in research to enhance their academic experience.

Oct. 11, 2016

The key feature of these systems is a hot planet on a short orbit. Understanding these systems may help us better understand the process involved in making planets.

Oct. 5, 2016

The improved facility will open to the public Oct. 8.

Sep. 21, 2016

Nora Caberoy discovered that her research on proteins in the eye might someday help us fight Alzheimer’s.

Sep. 13, 2016

As the National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary, UNLV professor Scott Abella explores the conservation challenges officials face.

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The High Pressure Science and Engineering Center (HiPSEC) is supported by the DOE-NNSA Stewardship Science Academic Alliances. HiPSEC is based at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and is a multidisciplinary research group consisting of faculty, staff and students of the Physics and Astronomy , Geoscience, Chemistry and Engineering Departments.