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Professor Richard Dorsky, from the department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, shows the inside of a research laboratory where he isolates various genes of zebrafish to look at the behavioral effects in the comparative medicine building on campus on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017

(Photo by Kiffer Creveling | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Researchers Link Gene to Anxiety Level

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor September 18, 2017

Genes may be a factor dictating levels of anxiety, according to a study on the brains of mice and zebrafish conducted by researchers at the University of Utah. Yuanyuan Xie, who previously attended...

Joe Hill Mural on Ken Sanders Book Store, Salt Lake City, UT on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017

(Photo by Adam Fondren | Daily Utah Chronicle)

Uncovering the Life of Joe Hill

By Mackenzie McDermott September 14, 2017

Joe Hill, labor rights activist, singer-songwriter and a Swedish immigrant, was executed in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1915 after he was accused of murdering a grocer and his son. More than one century later,...

Usambara Thrush is a globally endangered bird species due to habitat fragmentation.

Targeted Forest Regeneration May Save Endangered Species

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor September 12, 2017

A new University of Utah-led study shows that targeted forest regeneration efforts in the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania and the Atlantic Forest of Brazil can save at-risk species in tropical forests. When...

Redefining 9/11 Jumpers

Redefining 9/11 Jumpers

By Mackenzie McDermott September 11, 2017

The terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, left a scar on the memories of Americans. Those who witnessed the attacks, whether firsthand or on television, remember haunting images of those trapped inside...

Study: Why Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Study: Why Breaking Up is Hard to Do

By Claudia Robles September 9, 2017

With a new school year comes new experiences and changes. For some, a new relationship buds and for others, a weathered relationship dies.  A recent study by University of Utah professors as part of the...

The Hunstman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, on May 5, 2017.

Cancer Organizations Release “Transformative” Joint Statement on Disparities Research

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey, Investigative Coordinator September 1, 2017

Four of the most prestigious cancer health organizations in the United States released a joint statement urging significant changes to cancer research, especially for studies that focus on cancer health...

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Researchers Find Miranda Rights Hamper Police, Suggest Changes

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey, Investigative Coordinator August 27, 2017

Two University of Utah researchers — law professor Paul Cassell and economics professor Richard Fowles — recently published a study arguing that Miranda Rights as they exist today “handcuff the cops”...

Dr. Ken Kawamoto poses at the atrium in front of the U Biomedical Informatics Department in Salt Lake City, Utah on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. (Rishi Deka  | Daily Utah Chronicle)

U Professor Appointed to National Health Information Technology Committee

By Jacqueline Mumford, Managing Editor August 26, 2017

A professor of biomedical informatics and associate chief medical information officer at University of Utah Health was appointed to the United States Health Information Technology (HIT) Advisory Committee....

David W. Pershing, Ph.D., President of the University of Utah, speaks at the Primary Childrens and Families Cancer Research Center Dedication Ceremony at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah on Wednesday, June 21, 2017

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Emails Further Highlight Changing Relationship between U and HCI

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey, Investigative Coordinator August 23, 2017

More emails obtained by the Salt Lake Tribune expand on the changes in the relationship between Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) CEO and Director Mary Beckerle and University of Utah administrators, alternately...

CEO and Director of Huntsman Cancer Institute, Mary C. Beckerle, PhD, speaks at the Primary Childrens and Families Cancer Research Center Dedication Ceremony at the Huntsman Cancer Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah on Wednesday, June 21, 2017

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Emails Shed Light on Ongoing Huntsman Controversy

By Elise Vandersteen Bailey, Investigative Coordinator August 10, 2017

Emails recently obtained by the Salt Lake Tribune give more insight into the circumstances surrounding the removal of Mary Beckerle from her position as CEO and Director of the University of Utah’s Huntsman...