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Restoring Hearing Loss

A team of worldwide researchers including engineers from the University of Utah have received a $9.7-million grant to design and develop a new implantable device and surgical procedure for the deaf that hopefully will cut through the noise and...
19-Mar-2019 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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What is the primary driver in tropical forest diversity–competition for resources, or herbivore pests? For the first time, biologists compared the two mechanisms in a single study, analyzing how neighboring trees influence the growth and survival...
11-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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U Biologists Experimentally Trigger Adaptive Radiation

Over four years, descendants of the lice evolved heritable color differences that spanned the full color range of the lice genus. This is the first study to show that the evolutionary changes occurring within a single species (microevolution) echoed...
28-Feb-2019 4:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

Promising New Pancreatic Cancer Treatment Moves Forward

A study published today in the journal Nature Medicine led by researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U) describes a new therapeutic approach with potential for patients with pancreatic cancer. These...
4-Mar-2019 11:20 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Turning algae into fuel

A team of University of Utah chemical engineers have developed a new kind of jet mixer to produce biomass from algae that extracts the lipids from the watery plants with much less energy than the older extraction method. This key discovery now puts...
4-Mar-2019 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

New phenomenon discovered that fixes a common problem in lasers: Wavelength splitting

A team led by University of Utah physicists has discovered how to fix a major problem that occurs in lasers made from a new type of material called quantum dots. The never-before-seen phenomenon will be important for an emerging field of photonics...
7-Feb-2019 7:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Protecting the Field of Dreams

A team of University of Utah engineers have received a $2.2-million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to design and build small chemical sensors that can “sniff” out when a plant is being attacked by insects or overwhelmed by weeds. The...
29-Jan-2019 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Newly published paper examines river ecology on a global scale

A study that brought together data from around the world has led to new findings on the effect of climatic factors on river ecosystems. The study, published in the latest issue of the journal Science Advances, found that climatic factors such as...
28-Jan-2019 12:40 PM EST Add to Favorites


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University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Amos Guiora available to comment on indictment of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges

28-Feb-2019 6:05 PM EST

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University of Utah law professor drafts bill to protect youth from conversion therapy in Utah: Prof @cliffordrosky of @sjquinney & @uutah available to speak about proposed policy changes.

21-Feb-2019 12:05 AM EST

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California has abolished cash bail, the latest state to move forward with bail reform. What's next? Bail reform expert Prof. @shimabaradaran of @sjquinney & @uutah can weigh in on bail reform and what's at stake.

29-Aug-2018 6:05 PM EDT

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University of Utah Law Professor Aids in Creation of Main Street Growth Act

9-Jul-2018 4:05 PM EDT

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University of Utah law professor available to comment about SCOTUS decision on NIFLA v. Becerra related to free speech and abortion

23-Jun-2018 1:05 PM EDT

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University of Utah Professor Matthew Tokson (@mtokson) available to comment on #SCOTUS electronic privacy law decision in Carpenter v. United States

11-Jun-2018 6:05 PM EDT

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In need of a source on the #SCOTUS decision in the same sex #masterpiececake case? Prof. Clifford Rosky (@cliffordrosky) is available to speak on the legal issues

4-Jun-2018 3:55 PM EDT

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How to Talk to Children About Race

Karen Tao, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Utah, studies how children talk about and understand race. She stresses the importance of starting conversations about diversity early and provides tips...
8-Jan-2018 11:05 AM EST

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The University of Utah, located in Salt Lake City in the foothills of the Wasatch Range, is the flagship institution of higher learning in Utah. Founded in 1850, it serves more than 32,000 students from across the United States and the world. With more than 90 major subjects at the undergraduate level and more than 100 major fields of study at the graduate level, including law and medicine, the university prepares students to live and compete in the global workplace. Learn more about all the U has to offer online at http://www.utah.edu.

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