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Making a New Pitch for Coal


Engineers from the University of Utah are launching a $1.6 million project to research cost-effective, carbon-friendly methods of turning coal-derived pitch into carbon-fiber composite material, and whether it can help revitalize threatened coal...
26-Oct-2016 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Songbird’s Travelogue


Biologists at the University of Utah recently used light-weight geolocation technology to follow a species of songbird on its 10,000-kilometer migration from the Middle East to sub-Saharan Africa.
26-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Utah Researcher Receives Federal Grants to Fund Cutting-Edge Mindfulness Research Addressing Nation’s Opioid Epidemic


National Institutes of Health and Department of Defense grants will be used to investigate Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement treatment for chronic pain
25-Oct-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Complete Waste of Energy


University of Utah electrical and computer engineering professor Massood Tabib-Azar and his team of engineers have come up with a way to produce microscopic electronic switches for appliances and devices that can grow and dissolve wires inside the...
25-Oct-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Clash Over the Legalization of Marijuana Subject of 2016 Fordham Debate at University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law


Should marijuana be legalized in the United States? That controversial question will be the subject of the 33rd Annual Jefferson B. Fordham Debate on Oct. 19, sponsored by the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law.
14-Oct-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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