Research

Churchill Scholar Michael Xiao

U honors fifth consecutive Churchill Scholar

Prestigious Churchill Scholarship provides opportunity to complete a one-year master’s program at the University of Cambridge


A new perspective on aging

According to a research team led by scientists at University of Utah Health aging can stem from too much of a good thing.


New species of Allosaurus discovered in Utah

The name-bearing specimen is from Dinosaur National Monument.


Journey to the bottom of the world

The U’s Dan Reed and Maureen Condic traveled to Antarctica in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see and understand the vast scientific opportunities—and life-and-death precipices—the southernmost tip of the globe offers.


Taking action to improve air quality

“The Utah Roadmap” outlines a Utah approach to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.


We’ll start with thermostats

Students participating in an Honors College Praxis Lab set out to impact climate change—starting with thermostats.


Visualizing a virus

A look at how a virus and its molecules interact with human cells.


The role of lizard lungs in evolutionary biology

Savannah monitor lizards have a unique airflow pattern that is a hybrid of bird and mammal flow patterns.


Is Utah’s great lake turning to dust?

What’s going on in the West Desert?


Water towers at risk as glaciers recede

Research provides new insight on mountain glacier-derived water resource systems, impacting up to 1.9 billion people globally.