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Resonance in Rainbow Bridge

Utah’s iconic Rainbow Bridge hums with natural and man-made vibrations, according to a new University of Utah study, published September 21 in Geophysical Research Letters. The study characterizes the different ways the bridge vibrates and what...
21-Sep-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Utah Researcher: Trump University Lawsuits Lay Groundwork for Potential Impeachment of Donald Trump


New analysis unveiled today by University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law professor Christopher L. Peterson outlines why there is a legally sufficient case to impeach Donald Trump under the U.S. Constitution on charges related to fraud and...
20-Sep-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Snails’ Speedy Insulin


University of Utah researchers have found that the structure of an insulin molecule produced by predatory cone snails may be an improvement over current fast-acting therapeutic insulin.
7-Sep-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hippo Teeth Reveal Environmental Change

Loss of megaherbivores such as elephants and hippos can allow woody plants and non-grassy herbs and flowering plants to encroach on grasslands in African national parks, according to a new University of Utah study, published September 12 in...
8-Sep-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Visualizing the Universe


Computer scientists from the University of Utah will be working with researchers from New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering and the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) to develop OpenSpace, an open-source 3-D software for...
7-Sep-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Utah s.j. Quinney College of Law Awarded Prestigious LEED Platinum Designation for Green Design


The building, which marks its first anniversary on Aug. 31, received the certification this month as result of its sustainability features and green design. The law school is currently the highest achieving LEED platinum higher education project in...
26-Aug-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

More Than a Few Good Men


Contrary to traditional expectations of unbalanced sex ratios, places with more men than women do not typically experience higher rates of family and social instability, according to a University of Utah study.
18-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research: Turning Climate Change Into a Game More Likely to Spur Community Action


The research is among the first compelling evidence that such face-to-face serious games can foster social learning and cultivate shifts in people’s perspectives and attitudes about complex public policy and planning issues, such as climate change...
3-Aug-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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