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...
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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...
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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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
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
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
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