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Dust Poses Dangers to Salt Lake Snow

By Amy Loret January 17, 2019

  Whether you enjoy hitting the slopes or just appreciate a healthy environment here in Utah, there is a threat to those enjoyments that might not be on your radar. We’re talking about dust. Dr....

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Public Perceptions of Female Fertility

By Amy Loret January 3, 2019

  The American birth rate has been falling over the past decade. The latest U.S. Census population estimates indicate that fertility rates are down and hit a record low for a second year running...

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University of Utah electrical and computer engineering assistant professor Sriram Krishnamoorthy, associate professor Mike Scarpulla, and assistant professor Berardi Sensale-Rodriguez.

U Engineers Start Study on Better High-Voltage Electronics

By Aila Amer December 24, 2018

  Electricity is energy. When it is turned into heat, however, energy is lost. We do not see or realize it, but inside of power systems, electronic plates convert electricity into energy, heat...

The skyline of Doha, Qatar from the Museum of Islamic Art. Courtesy of Sanders-Aboulila.

U Faculty Member Receives Qatar Malone Fellowship

By Mandi Johansen December 4, 2018

  April Sanders-Aboulila, an academic advisor in the psychology department at the University of Utah, was awarded a fellowship to spend several days in Qatar to learn about its culture, its government...

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More Money, More Problems: Ed Diener and the Search for Happiness

By Mackenzie McDermott November 21, 2018

  When Edward Diener was in his undergraduate years, he decided to study the happiness of farmers. Diener, now a professor of psychology at the University of Utah, grew up on a farm. His parents...

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U Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute Receive Grant to Extend Hope For Potential Cancer Patients

By Claudia Robles November 16, 2018

  Researchers at the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah were awarded a prestigious award to further research genetics. This science grant, awarded through the National Cancer...

Hiking up to Donut Falls in Big Cottonwood Canyon on Monday, January 16, 2017

The Ghosts of Glaciers Past

By Kaylara Benfield October 31, 2018

  Brendon Quirk is a doctoral student in the Geology and Geophysics Department here at the University of Utah. He has dedicated countless hours to the search for evidence that indicates historic...

Arches National Park near Moab, Utah. (Photo by Cassandra Palor | Daily Utah Chronical)

U Geology Research Team Digitally Preserves National Monument Arches

By Kaylara Benfield October 22, 2018

  Flashback to almost a year ago. Protestors gathered along the streets. Signs hung in every window and were placed on lawns for all to see. President Donald Trump paid a visit to Utah, and almost...

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U College of Engineering Develops Printable Tissue

By Kaylara Benfield October 19, 2018

  3D printing is the process in which material is solidified under computer control. Used to create a physical object from a three-dimensional digital model, 3D printing involves the laying down...

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Study Shows Sperm Count Decline, U Doctor Says This is Not a Spermageddon

By Christina Giardinelli October 15, 2018

  Two studies presented at the Scientific Congress of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine on Oct. 9th showed a general decrease in sperm count in a population of both sperm donors and men...