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Can Improved Collaboration Resolve Environmental Disputes in the West?


University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Environmental Dispute Resolution Program is a driving force in encouraging collaboration to resolve some of the most hotly contested environmental cases in the region.
23-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Way to Find DNA Damage


University of Utah chemists devised a new way to detect chemical damage to DNA that sometimes leads to genetic mutations responsible for many diseases, including various cancers and neurological disorders.
3-Nov-2015 11:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

Bright Idea for Lowlight Photography


Anyone who’s taken a picture of birthday candles being blown out or a selfie during a romantic candlelit dinner knows how disappointing it is when the photo comes out dark and grainy. But University of Utah Electrical and Computer Engineering...
27-Oct-2015 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ancient Babies Boost Bering Land Bridge Layover


University of Utah scientists deciphered maternal genetic material from two babies buried together at an Alaskan campsite 11,500 years ago. They found the infants had different mothers and were the northernmost known kin to two lineages of Native...
21-Oct-2015 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Deeper Calls, Smaller Balls

Across the animal kingdom, males hoot and holler to attract females and ward off competing suitors. Now, a new study finds that male howler monkeys with deeper calls have smaller testicles – and vice versa, according to researchers from...
15-Oct-2015 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

3-D Map of the Brain


The animal brain is so complex, it would take a supercomputer and vast amounts of data to create a detailed 3-D model of the billions of neurons that power it.But computer scientists and a professor of ophthalmology at the University of Utah have...
22-Oct-2015 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Up to 27 Seconds of Inattention After Talking to Your Car or Smartphone


If you think it is okay to talk to your car infotainment system or smartphone while driving or even when stopped at a red light, think again. It takes up to 27 seconds to regain full attention after issuing voice commands, University of Utah...
21-Oct-2015 10:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dead Men Punching


University of Utah biologists used cadaver arms to punch and slap padded dumbbells in experiments supporting a hotly debated theory that our hands evolved not only for manual dexterity, but also so males could fistfight over females.
18-Oct-2015 11:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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