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Should I Stay or Should I Leave?


A new study offers insights into what people are deliberating about and what makes decisions about staying in or leaving a romantic relationship so difficult, which could help therapists working with couples and stimulate further research into the...
17-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

U Named Among Top 20 Institutions in the World for Innovation and Tech Transfer

The University of Utah ranked 19th in the world on the Nature Index, a list of top institutions that produce the high-quality research behind commercialized goods and services. Measuring the impact of basic research on innovation, the list was...
10-Aug-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Look at Archaic DNA Rewrites Human Evolution Story


A U-led team developed a method for analyzing DNA sequence data to reconstruct early history of archaic human populations, revealing an evolutionary story that contradicts conventional wisdom about modern humans, Neanderthals and Denisovans. The...
2-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mind-Body Therapies Immediately Reduce Unmanageable Pain in Hospital Patients, New Study Finds


After participating in a single, 15-minute session of one of these mind-body therapies, patients reported an immediate decrease in pain levels similar to what one might expect from an opioid painkiller. This study is the first to compare the effects...
25-Jul-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Holograms Taken to New Dimension


Using sophisticated algorithms and a new fabrication method, a University of Utah team of electrical and computer engineers has discovered a way to create inexpensive full-color 2-D and 3-D holograms that are far more realistic, brighter and can be...
17-Jul-2017 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Case Grows for Link Between Happiness and Health


In the most comprehensive review to date of studies on subjective well-being, a team of researchers conclude there is a connection between happiness and health in some instances — from better wound healing and immune system function to emotional...
17-Jul-2017 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Devastating Effects of Nuclear Weapon Testing


The University of Utah’s J. Marriott Library created an interactive, geospatial archive depicting the story of Utah radioactive fallout related to atmospheric nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site.
13-Jul-2017 2:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Handcuffing the Cops


New research from two University of Utah professors asserts 1966 U.S. Supreme Court decision that led to the creation of Miranda rights may today impede law enforcement’s ability to solve crimes.
10-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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