New research led by University of Utah biologists William Anderegg, Anna Trugman and David Bowling find that some plants and trees are prolific spendthrifts in drought conditions—“spending” precious soil water to cool themselves and, in the...
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A new study published today in Nature, shows that alien bird introductions are most successful in locations and climates similar to their native habitats and in places where other alien species are already established.
The discovery is important...
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A personalized prognosis for patients diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer was the goal of a new study by Katherine Varley, PhD, researcher at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) and assistant professor of oncological sciences at the University...
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University of Utah biologists demonstrated real-time adaptation in their lab that triggered reproductive isolation in just four years. They began with a single population of parasitic feather lice, split the population in two and transferred them...
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Gross Primary Production (GPP) in forests tells scientists how much CO2 these systems are breathing in. Evergreen trees retain their green needles year round, preventing scientists from detecting GPP on large scales. A study linked GPP with...
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A swarm of more than 3,000 small earthquakes in the Maple Creek area (in Yellowstone National Park but outside of the Yellowstone volcano caldera) between June 2017 and March 2018 are, at least in part, aftershocks of the 1959 quake.
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To geologists, the mantle is so much more than that. It’s a region that lives somewhere between the cold of the crust and the bright heat of the core. It’s where the ocean floor is born and where tectonic plates die.
A new paper published...
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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.
29-Aug-2018 6:05 PM EDT
9-Jul-2018 4:05 PM EDT
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