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Changing Latino Demographic in Utah Highlighted in New Book by University of Utah Professor


University of Utah administration contributed to publication costs in order to extend the outcomes of the research to communities, and to provide information that increases a better understanding and acceptance of the different ethnic groups in the...
20-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST

Predatory Sea Snails Produce Weaponized Insulin


Some cone snails add insulin to the venom cocktail they use to catch fish, University of Utah biologists have discovered. Adding the hormone to the mix of venom toxins may have enabled predatory cone snails to disable entire schools of swimming fish...
16-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to Speak at the University of Utah #UofU #SCOTUS


U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will speak at the University of Utah Jan. 28. Justice Sotomayor’s visit highlights the MUSE Project’s (My U Student Experience) theme year on justice, for which her recent book ‘My Beloved World’ is...
14-Jan-2015 3:00 PM EST

Men Want Commitment When Women Are Scarce


The sexual stereotype, in line with evolutionary theory, is that women want commitment and men want lots of flings. But a study of the Makushi people in Guyana shows the truth is more complex, with men more likely to seek long-term relationships...
12-Jan-2015 11:00 PM EST

It’s Game on for Air Quality


A new web-based action video game uncovers the forces behind the air pollution that plagues the Salt Lake Valley during the winter months. University of Utah developers say the goal is to help students think critically about the science and politics...
13-Jan-2015 7:00 AM EST

University of Utah Professor Nominated by President Barack Obama to Serve on Federal Reserve Board of Governors

A familiar face at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business is expected to become the newest member of the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors. Allan R. Landon, an adjunct professor at the David Eccles School of Business who...
7-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST

Fructose More Toxic than Table Sugar in Mice


When University of Utah biologists fed mice sugar in doses proportional to what many people eat, the fructose-glucose mixture found in high-fructose corn syrup was more toxic than sucrose or table sugar, reducing both the reproduction and lifespan...
4-Jan-2015 11:00 PM EST

Three University of Utah Spin-Offs to Exhibit Technologies at Prestigious Electronics Show in Las Vegas

Three products created by U students will be featured at the 2015 International CES, the world’s largest and best-known technology trade show scheduled for Jan. 6 - 9 in Las Vegas. The U’s notable showing at CES reflects its expanding place in...
31-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST

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