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Holograms Taken to New Dimension

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Using sophisticated algorithms and a new fabrication method, a University of Utah team of electrical and computer engineers has discovered a way to create inexpensive full-color 2-D and 3-D holograms that are far more realistic, brighter and can be...
17-Jul-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Case Grows for Link Between Happiness and Health

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In the most comprehensive review to date of studies on subjective well-being, a team of researchers conclude there is a connection between happiness and health in some instances — from better wound healing and immune system function to emotional...
17-Jul-2017 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Devastating Effects of Nuclear Weapon Testing

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The University of Utah’s J. Marriott Library created an interactive, geospatial archive depicting the story of Utah radioactive fallout related to atmospheric nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site.
13-Jul-2017 2:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Handcuffing the Cops

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New research from two University of Utah professors asserts 1966 U.S. Supreme Court decision that led to the creation of Miranda rights may today impede law enforcement’s ability to solve crimes.
10-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Finding What’s Right with Children Who Grow Up in High-Stress Environments

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A new research article proposes that more attention be given to what’s right with children who grow up in high-stress environments so their unique strengths and abilities can be used to more effectively tailor education, jobs and interventions to...
6-Jul-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The Surprising Trend in Extramarital Sex in America

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Older Americans are cheating on their spouses more than their younger counterparts, with 20 percent of married Americans over age 55 reporting they’ve engaged in extramarital sex. Just 14 percent of those under age 55 say they’ve cheated
5-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Utah Is Home to Earliest Use of a Wild Potato in North America

Researchers have discovered the earliest evidence of wild potato use in North America. This is the first archaeological study to identify a spud-bearing species native to the southwestern United States, the Four Corners potato (S. jamesii), as an...
28-Jun-2017 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

How Seawater Strengthens Ancient Roman Concrete

While modern marine concrete structures crumble within decades, 2,000-year-old Roman piers and breakwaters endure to this day, and are stronger now than when they were first constructed. University of Utah geologist Marie Jackson studies the...
26-Jun-2017 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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