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Research

U Researchers Discover New Timeline for Dinosaurs Ancestors

U Researchers Discover New Timeline for Dinosaurs’ Ancestors

December 8, 2015

Dinosaurs might be old, but their ancestors are actually a lot younger than previously thought. Randy Irmis, associate professor of geology and curator of paleontology at the Natural History Museum of...

Kai Martinez poses for a photograph at the LGBT Resource Center in the Union, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015. Photo credit: Chris Samuels

Director of U LGBT Resource Center Researches Experiences of Transgender Faculty in Universities

November 27, 2015

C. Kai Medina-Martinez, director of the U’s LGBT Resource Center, is conducting research on the experience of transgender faculty and staff at higher education institutions. “Essentially, there is...

U Chemists Study DNA Damage in Quest to Understand Disease

U Chemists Study DNA Damage in Quest to Understand Disease

November 20, 2015

Why would a scientist want to make a copy of something that is broken? For Cindy Burrows, professor of chemistry, making copies brings her one step closer to repairing damage. Burrows and her team have...

Newly Discovered Turtle Fossil Named After Museum Volunteer

Newly Discovered Turtle Fossil Named After Museum Volunteer

November 12, 2015

If it weren’t for the pig-like snout and the fact that it’s been dead for over 76 million years, it looks like any regular turtle. The Natural History Museum of Utah recently released its study on...

School of Medicine gets grant to help cut student costs

School of Medicine gets grant to help cut student costs

November 12, 2015

It is no secret that medical school is expensive, but the U is looking for a way to challenge that standard. The U’s School of Medicine recently received a $75,000 grant from the American Medical Association...

U Professors Research Method of Transforming Food into LED Lights

U Professors Research Method of Transforming Food into LED Lights

November 6, 2015

You gonna finish your lunch? If not, you might want to take it to the engineering building because U researchers have discovered a way to manufacture LED lights from leftover food and drinks. Professors...