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U Geology Research Team Digitally Preserves National Monument Arches

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 2 million acres of land were removed from government protection in the Bears Ears area of southern...

U College of Engineering Develops Printable Tissue

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 of many thin layers of a material in succession. 3D printing is used in both rapid prototyping and...

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

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 seeking treatment at infertility clinics. The results of the two studies renewed an international med...

The Purpose of the Plaques

The Purpose of the Plaques

By Claudia Robles

October 2, 2018

As students wander the University of Utah campus, leaves crunch beneath their feet. Above hangs a canopy of leaves. Among the variety of trees scattered throughout the U, a few of them stand out. One of each species of tree wears a label across its trunk. One can easily miss these little plaques, but...

Undiagnosed Diseases Network Expands to Include University of Utah

Undiagnosed Diseases Network Expands to Include University of Utah

By Jacqueline Mumford

October 2, 2018

The University of Utah has been designated as a member of the Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN), a research study supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This year, the network expanded from six academic clinical sites to eleven. The U joined the ranks with four other clinical sites...

Visit The Daily Utah Chronicle’s Archives

Visit The Daily Utah Chronicle’s Archives

By Muhammed Alabdullah

October 1, 2018

The Marriott Library has digitized over 100 years of the University of Utah’s student newspaper, The Daily Utah Chronicle. Copies of papers from 1892 to 1992 can now be read by anyone at https://newspapers.lib.utah.edu. This online service gives students a rare glimpse into the U’s history and t...

The Feather in Their Caps

The Feather in Their Caps

By Mackenzie McDermott

September 24, 2018

Each year, the U.S. State Department sponsors an award to take students all around the globe. Recipients get a chance to live in another country performing research, earning a Master’s degree or teaching English for up to a year. “It is a very prestigious scholarship, probably the most competitive...

Hands-Free Car Crash

Hands-Free Car Crash

By Mackenzie McDermott

September 4, 2018

Infotainment systems are designed to help drivers reach their destinations with ease but University of Utah researchers paired with AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety to find that they actually do the opposite. With directions at your fingertips to change course in a split second, or voice command...

Department of Energy Chooses U for Geothermal Energy Program

Department of Energy Chooses U for Geothermal Energy Program

By Mackenzie McDermott

August 24, 2018

In the next five years, the University of Utah will receive a grant, up to $140 million, in support of geothermal research and development from the United States Energy Department. The Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE) will make its home just north of Milford, Utah. “This...

New Dinosaur From Utah Named by NHMU

New Dinosaur From Utah Named by NHMU

By Linda Derhak

August 10, 2018

Ten years ago, the journey to discover the Akainacephalas Johnsoni, the newest dinosaur to be named from Utah, began. The dinosaur's skeleton was uncovered in a dig site at the Grand Staircase Escalante Monument. There were a plethora of other skeletons found alongside the Akainacephalas, including the...

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