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Water in Smog May Reveal Pollution Sources

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The chemical signature of water vapor emitted by combustion sources such as vehicles and furnaces has been found in the smoggy winter inversions that often choke Salt Lake City. The discovery may give researchers a new tool to track down the sources...
25-Feb-2015 12:30 PM EST

New Filter Could Advance Terahertz Data Transmission

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For wireless communication in the long-sought terahertz range, University of Utah engineers have devised a frequency filter that can be fabricated with an inkjet printer.
24-Feb-2015 11:00 AM EST

The Future of U.S. and Latin American Relations at Center of 2015 Rocco C. And Marion S. Siciliano Forum

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U.S. ties with Latin America have never been more critical. The U.S. now recognizes the region as one of its fastest-growing trade partners, a key ally in developing alternative fuels, as well as its largest source of immigrants—both documented...
17-Feb-2015 7:00 PM EST

Middle-Aged Men at Highest Risk of Suicide After Breathing Poor Air

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Study in the American Journal of Epidemiology found increased risk of suicide associated with short-term air pollution exposure
12-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

Better Catalysts, Made-to-Order

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University of Utah scientists captured enough data on crucial steps in a chemical reaction to accurately predict the structures of the most efficient catalysts, those that would speed the process with the least amount of unwanted byproducts. The new...
9-Feb-2015 6:00 PM EST

Policy Innovation Lab at University of Utah Aims to Help Governments Tackle Social Issues Across the West

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The Policy Innovation Lab at the David Eccles School of Business' Sorenson Global Impact Investing Center is aiming to help three to five governments in the Western United States tackle such issues with an innovative funding source called Pay for...
10-Feb-2015 6:00 PM EST

University of Utah Alum David Schwendiman to Speak on Reconstruction Efforts in Afghanistan

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University of Utah alum David Schwendiman to speak on reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan and his new post as chief prosecutor of the European Union's Special Investigative Task Force on Kosovo.
9-Feb-2015 1:00 PM EST

University of Utah Researchers: Federal Lands Takeover Would Harm the Public

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The transfer of 31 million acres of land managed by the federal government to Utah would hinder public land management reforms and harm the state, according to a newly released analysis by researchers at the Wallace Stegner Center for Land,...
6-Feb-2015 11:00 AM EST

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