Research

Does public transit reduce pollution?

New rider data shows how public transit reduces greenhouse gas and pollutant emissions.


Prenatal opioid exposure

A U study finds sparse data on how children fare after prenatal opioid exposure.


Utah’s red rock metronome

Seismic readings reveal Castleton Tower’s unseen vibrations.


Patients withhold life-threatening issues from doctors

Facing the threat of domestic violence, being a survivor of sexual assault, struggling with depression or thoughts of suicide are four topics that are difficult to broach with anyone. Including those who can help you.


Participate in a research climate survey

You are invited to participate in the University of Utah’s Survey of Organizational Research Climate.


Suicide prevention: 3 ways to help

Social Work Professor Phillip Osteen offers insights on suicide prevention research and tips for getting help for someone who is at risk.


Foraging for information

Researchers at University of Utah Health are using machine learning to draw links between genetic controls that shape incremental steps of instinctive and learned behaviors.


Autism and steroid hormone changes

Researchers at University of Utah Health have identified a link between autism and steroid hormone changes detected in the mother’s blood that may be detected as early as the second trimester.


James Gagnon named as Mario Capecchi Endowed Chair

The prestigious three-year faculty appointment will allow Gagnon to continue his work using gene-editing technology with zebrafish to study vertebrate lineage and cell fate choice, cell signaling and genome engineering. 


Genetic testing motivates behavior change

A new study led by researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute investigated whether testing would motivate people at risk of melanoma to make changes to reduce risk.