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Martian Mountains, Manmade Earthquake Detection and More From the U at AGU

University of Utah researchers will be among the approximately 24,000 scientists convening in San Francisco for the annual Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union Dec. 12-16. Below are summaries of select presentations at the meeting, along...
9-Dec-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

U Launches School for Cultural and Social Transformation

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A newly created school at the University of Utah aims to provide an intellectual foundation for understanding and addressing some of the most pressing issues surrounding race and gender in American society. That goal is reflected in its name: School...
21-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Now You See It, Now You Don’t

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A University of Utah electrical and computer engineering associate professor Rajesh Menon and his team have developed a cloaking device for microscopic photonics integrated devices in an effort to make future processing chips smaller, faster and...
7-Nov-2016 5:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Tracing the Ivory Trail

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More than 90 percent of ivory in large seized shipments came from elephants that died less than three years before, according to a new University of Utah study.
2-Nov-2016 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Make America Tweet Again

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Computer scientists from the University of Utah’s College of Engineering have developed what they call “sentiment analysis” software that can automatically determine how someone feels based on what they write or say. To test out the accuracy...
2-Nov-2016 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Making a New Pitch for Coal

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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

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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

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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

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