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Engineers from the University of Utah and the University of Minnesota have discovered that interfacing two particular oxide-based materials makes them highly conductive, a boon for future electronics that could result in much more power-efficient...
26-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Living on Borrowed Time


Unfortunately, loss of plant and animal habitat leads to local species extinctions and a loss of diversity from ecosystems. Fortunately, not all of the extinctions occur at once. Conservation actions may still be able to save threatened species,...
21-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mapping the Law: New Website Created by Utah Man Aims to Connect Underserved Communities to Legal Resources


New Wikipedia-like web site created by University of Utah alumnus aims to better connect legal resources to those who need it —while also giving law students around the country a fresh way to improve their legal research and writing skills in the...
22-Jul-2016 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Lighting the Way


University of Utah Distinguished Professor Gerald Stringfellow, a former dean of the U’s College of Engineering and a pioneer in LED technology, has been awarded a top research prize for his career-long work in the process for making...
21-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

To Catch a Wireless Thief


University of Utah School of Computing professor Sneha Kumar Kasera and his team of researchers are tasked with creating a system that allows cellphone and laptop users to help detect and locate someone who is stealing bandwidth on radio frequency...
19-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

To Save Water on Lawns, Throw Some Shade

How much water does your lawn really need? A University of Utah study re-evaluated lawn watering recommendations by measuring water use by lawns in Los Angeles. The standard model of turfgrass water needs, they found, lacked precision in some...
13-Jul-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Theoretical Climbing Rope Could Brake Falls


University of Utah mathematicians showed it is theoretically possible to design ideal climbing ropes to safely slow falling rock and mountain climbers like brakes decelerate a car. They hope someone develops a material to turn theory into reality.
5-Jul-2016 11:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Migratory Bears Down in the Dumps


University of Utah biologists working in Turkey discovered two surprising facts about a group of 16 brown bears: First, six of the bears seasonally migrated between feeding and breeding sites, the first known brown bears to do so. Second, and more...
23-Jun-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Media: Need a Source to Explain What's at Issue with Trademark Law in Relation to #Rio2016 & #TeamUSA Hashtag Debate? Try @ameliarinehart


28-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Nat'l Ice Cream Day - @UUtah Professor and Gelato Fan Available to Comment on Ice Crystal Formation and Growth.

15-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT

3 experts from @UUtah are available to comment on the exploding popularity of @PokemonGoApp

14-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT

@UUtah Geographer Available to Comment on Wildfire Evacuation "Trigger Points" and a Way to Let Homeowners Check on Their Property

24-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Former Federal Judge @pgcassell, Also a Law Prof @sjquinney & @uutah, Available to Discuss Sentencing of #stanfordrapist.


7-Jun-2016 5:05 PM EDT

University of Utah Honors College Dean Available to Comment on Deeply-Engaged Learning in a Large Research University


On Wednesday, June 8 and Thursday, June 9 U Honors College Dean Sylvia Torti will be in Southern California for two alumni gathering and student recruitment events. Torti can be reached by media to discuss the value of a college degree,...
2-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Language Myth Buster


Women talk more than men, texting makes you dumb, sign language is pantomime. These are just a few of the myths Abby Kaplan, professor of linguistics at the University of Utah, debunks in her recently published book, “Women Talk More Than...
18-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT

University of Utah Law and Philosophy Professor Leslie Francis Makes a Mark in the Field of Applied Ethics


University of Utah law and philosophy professor Leslie Francis makes a mark in the field of applied ethics
18-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT

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