University of Utah and German biologists discovered how nerve cells recycle tiny bubbles or “vesicles” that send chemical nerve signals from one cell to the next. The process is much faster and different than two previously proposed mechanisms...
12/1/2013 11:00 PM EST
University of Utah biologists found that when mother mice compete socially for mates in a promiscuous environment, their sons play hard and die young: They attract more females by making more urinary pheromones, but smelling sexier shortens their...
11/13/2013 2:00 PM EST
A newly discovered dinosaur, belonging to the same evolutionary branch as the famous Tyrannosaurus rex, was announced today in the open-access scientific journal PLoS ONE and unveiled on exhibit at the Natural History Museum of Utah.
11/5/2013 12:00 PM EST
A problem developing more efficient organic LED light bulbs and displays is that much of the light is trapped within the light-emitting diode, or LED. University of Utah physicists believe they have solved the problem by creating a new organic...
9/25/2013 11:45 AM EDT
By inserting platinum atoms into an organic semiconductor, University of Utah physicists were able to “tune” the plastic-like polymer to emit light of different colors – a step toward more efficient, less expensive and truly white organic LEDs...
9/11/2013 1:00 PM EDT
University of Utah electrical engineers have developed a network of wireless sensors that can detect a person falling. This monitoring technology could be linked to a service that would call emergency help for the elderly without requiring them to...
9/8/2013 11:00 PM EDT
University of Utah bioengineers discovered our understanding of language may depend more heavily on vision than previously thought: under the right conditions, what you see can override what you hear.
8/30/2013 1:00 PM EDT
New research shows even brief episodes of brisk physical activity can have as positive an effect on weight as does the current recommendation of 10 or more minutes at a time.
8/26/2013 1:55 PM EDT
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6/21/2013 12:45 PM EDT
Legal Scholar Available for Comment on Constitutional Implications of Supreme Court's Decision on 'Obamacare'
6/28/2012 3:30 PM EDT
Utah Expert on Wildfires, Evacuation Decisions Available for Comment on Fires Out of Control in the Western U.S.
6/25/2012 2:00 PM EDT
Amanda Barusch's research on what love and romance mean in seniors' lives sheds light on an area of growing interest as the population ages.
1/30/2012 12:45 PM EST
Seismology, geophysics, civil engineering and nuclear power experts at the University of Utah are available for comment and questions about today’s earthquake in Japan and its potential aftermath.
3/11/2011 3:55 PM EST