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How Animals Holler

While humans can only broadcast about one percent of their vocal power through their speech, some animals and mammals are able to broadcast 100 percent. The secret to their long-range howls? A combination of high pitch, a wide-open mouth and a...
21-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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A Bolt of Insight

The Telescope Array detected 10 bursts of downward TGFs between 2014 and 2016, more events than have been observed in rest of the world combined. The team is the first to detect downward TGFs at the beginning of cloud-to-ground lightning, and to...
17-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

U Center Receives Grant From Boeing to Expand Treatment Program for Military Service Members

An innovative program at the University of Utah proven to be effective in treating military service members and veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and suicidal thoughts has received a significant grant from the Boeing Company that will...
14-May-2018 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Vultures Reveal Critical Old World Flyways

Identifying bottlenecks — i.e. places where birds concentrate on migration — helps bird conservationists know what areas to focus on and get the most bang for their buck, since a large percentage of a species’ population can pass through these...
30-Apr-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Achieving the American Dream: University of Utah to Lead State-Wide Project Aimed at Strengthening Middle Class

President Ruth V. Watkins announced Tuesday the University of Utah has been selected by Schmidt Futures to solicit and develop ideas for ensuring a vibrant middle class in America. The university, along with other Alliance partners, will seek...
24-Apr-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Utah College of Science Opens New Crocker Science Center

Housed in the historic and newly renovated George Thomas Building, the Crocker Science Center will be the new home to the Henry Eyring Center for Cell and Genome Science, the Center for Science and Math Education, modern classrooms and laboratories...
20-Apr-2018 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Promiscuous America: Smart, Secular and Somewhat Less Happy

Sexual promiscuity is uncommon in America, but a subtle shift has occurred over the past three decades: Men are engaging in such behavior less frequently while more women are sexually adventurous.
18-Apr-2018 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wireless ‘Living Laboratory' Coming to Utah

Cutting-edge research in mobile and wireless communications will be tested on a new platform to be built at the University of Utah and in Salt Lake City. The PAWR Project Office has selected the University of Utah and Rice University to create and...
9-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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How to Talk to Children About Race

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

University of Utah Scientists Study Ancient Environments of Grand Staircase-Escalante Region

11-Dec-2017 12:05 PM EST

U Researcher Available to Give Insight Into Wildfire Warnings and Evacuation Decisions

6-Dec-2017 4:05 PM EST

How to Help Transfer Students Complete Their Degrees

University of Utah professor available to discuss college transfer and provide recommendations on how institutions can help students obtain degrees.
24-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT

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Who Is Complicit in Not Stopping Harvey #Weinstein Sooner? Prof. @Amosguiora of @Sjquinney Available to Discuss Role of Bystanders as #Metoo Movement Continues.

16-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT

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“New Children of Israel”

In his new book available today, “New Children of Israel: Emerging Jewish Communities in an Era of Globalization,” Nathan Devir, assistant professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Utah, explores the next defining moment for the Jewish...
13-Oct-2017 8:00 AM EDT

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University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law Prof. Christopher Peterson available to comment on new rules to restrict payday lending debt traps

5-Oct-2017 10:05 PM EDT

Nationally Recognized Expert on Military Suicide Testifies Before Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs.

27-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT

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