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Past Global Warming Similar to Today's

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The rate at which carbon emissions warmed Earth’s climate almost 56 million years ago resembles modern, human-caused global warming much more than previously believed, but involved two pulses of carbon to the atmosphere, University of Utah...
9-Dec-2014 11:00 PM EST

'Darwinian' Test Uncovers an Antidepressant's Hidden Toxicity

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The organismal performance assay detects subtle toxic effects by subjecting mice to a relentless, Darwinian competition for food, shelter and mates. If there is a defect in any physiological system, it is more likely to stand out if test animals...
15-Dec-2014 9:00 AM EST

Ebola Virus May Replicate in an Exotic Way

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University of Utah researchers ran biochemical analysis and computer simulations of a livestock virus to discover a likely and exotic mechanism to explain the replication of related viruses such as Ebola, measles and rabies. The mechanism may be a...
7-Dec-2014 11:00 PM EST

University of Utah Students Create “Coziest Pants in the World”

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A pair of University of Utah students has launched a line of uniquely designed pants — dubbed Sakpants — through a university-sponsored entrepreneurship program and completing a crowdsource funding campaign to raise capital for their business...
8-Dec-2014 4:00 PM EST

For People Hooked on Pain Medication, University of Utah Mindfulness Intervention Assists Recovery by Boosting Brain Response to Healthy Pleasures

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University of Utah professor Eric Garland developed Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery-Enhancement to change the face of intervention and treatment for drug abusers.
5-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

New Report Details Economic Effects of Transferring Federal Public Land to State

The transfer of 31.2 million acres of land managed by the federal government to Utah would create a major shift in the economic structure of the state.
1-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST

A Path to Brighter Images and More Efficient LCD Displays

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University of Utah engineers have developed a polarizing filter that allows in more light, leading the way for mobile device displays that last much longer on a single battery charge and cameras that can shoot in dim light.
19-Nov-2014 1:55 PM EST

Viruses Impaired if Their Targets Have Diverse Genes

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When a viral infection spread through five genetically identical mice in a row, the virus replicated faster and became more virulent or severe. But when the infection spread one-by-one through five genetically diverse mice, the virus had trouble...
17-Nov-2014 11:00 PM EST

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Science Behind Bars

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The University of Utah partners with the Utah Department of Corrections to provide monthly lectures for the inmates at the Utah State Prison.
18-Dec-2014 4:00 PM EST

How Is “Drone Journalism” Testing the First Amendment and the FAA?

17-Dec-2014 5:00 PM EST

Ukraine: Multiple Academic Perspectives

17-Mar-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Looking for an Expert to Speak on the Olympics and Russia? The University of Utah Has Plenty!

6-Feb-2014 4:40 PM EST

#LGBT Legal Expert Can Discuss Ruling on Utah’s #Amendment3

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21-Dec-2013 10:00 AM EST

Univ. of Utah Professor: Keep Talking to Solve Conflict in Syria

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17-Sep-2013 6:00 PM EDT

Syrian Expert and Peace Activist Available

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3-Sep-2013 1:10 PM EDT

Education Expert Available to Share Tips for College Success

12-Aug-2013 12:00 PM EDT

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