Research

Bringing astrobiology into prisons

U professor shows how astrobiology helps incarcerated people connect with science.


New ways to look at stream health

Study looks at how nutrients in water affect food webs.


Plants reveal how people lived in Bears Ears

Was this national monument “landscaped” for the use of the people?


Correlating air quality, land use and socioeconomic status

High-resolution analysis reveals connections between economic and environmental disparities.


University of Utah partners on initiative to fund equitable parks and green spaces

Alessandro Rigolon will co-design a multi-year funding program focused on increasing equitable access to parks and green spaces in low-income communities of color in urban areas across the U.S.


SARS-CoV-2-like particles very sensitive to temperature

A new study suggests that as temperatures get cooler, particles on surfaces will remain infectious longer.


Taking greenhouse gas analysis on the road, er, rails

One train-mounted air quality sensor can cover the same area as 30 stationary sensors.


How does the COVID-19 vaccine work?

The vaccines use a new approach to train our bodies in fighting SARS-CoV-2 infection.


Library town halls wrap up with questions about a post-journal future

The last of four virtual town halls got down to one of the thorniest issues facing the institutions: the cost of journal subscriptions.


Restorative justice preferred among the Enga

Advocates have called for a restorative justice system that repairs harm done to victims and reintegrates wrongdoers into society. The Enga of Papua New Guinea balance retribution and restitution.