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A Better Sustainable Sanitary Pad


University of Utah materials science and engineering students have developed a new, 100-percent biodegradable feminine maxi pad that is made of all natural materials and is much more comfortable than similar products. The SHERO Pad uses a processed...
15-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Controlling Bacteria’s Necessary Evil


Until now, scientists have only had a murky understanding of how these relationships arise. Now Colin Dale and his colleagues at the University of Utah have an answer. It’s good news and bad news, germophobes: The bad news? Mutualistic bacteria...
4-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Crime and Virtual Punishment


University of Utah students have created a new mobile game that demonstrates how software algorithms used by many of the nation’s judicial courts to evaluate defendants could be biased like humans. Justice.exe is a free app in which the...
27-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Utah Ranked No. 1 in Milken Institute Report for Taking Technology Innovations From Campus to Community


The University of Utah is the top research university in the nation when it comes to commercializing technology innovations, according to the Milken Institute’s 2017 ranking of Best Universities for Technology Transfer.
21-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Supermassive Black Holes Found in Two Tiny Galaxies


A U-led study found two ultra-compact dwarf galaxies with supermassive black holes, the second and third such galaxies found to harbor the objects. The three examples suggest that black holes lurk in most ultra-compact dwarf centers. The tiny...
17-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The President's "Enemy" Rhetoric and the Press


President Trump’s declarations that the press is the “enemy of the American people,” accompanied by overt hostile acts, are not merely different in degree but different in kind from the tensions and antagonisms with the media that have...
13-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Three University of Utah Professors Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences


University of Utah professors Bradley R. Cairns, Ph.D., professor and chair of Oncological Sciences and senior director of Basic Science; Dana Carroll, Ph.D., distinguished professor of Biochemistry; and Christopher D. Hacon, Ph.D., distinguished...
12-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

U Initiative Supports African-American Doctoral Students


The University of Utah is launching a first-of-its-kind program designed to address the low enrollment of African-American doctoral students. The African-American Doctoral Scholars Initiative, which begins fall 2017, provides eligible students with...
7-Apr-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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