Research

A bald white man with a blue checkered shirt sits next to a microscope with NASA logo on it.

Waste of space

University of Utah engineers develop better method for cleaning up orbiting space junk.


In dry years, rivers become birds’ crowded corridors

New research finds that in dry years, birds funnel into the greenness of river environments, but overcrowding may increase competition for habitat and resources.


Brain implant enables blind woman to see simple shapes

Preliminary experimental results with the Moran | Cortivis Prosthesis support efforts to restore useful vision for the blind.


$15M gift announced for new Computer Science building

The College of Engineering announces a $15 million gift from John and Marcia Price to build a new home for computing.


Red Flag Project installation at the Union

As part of the 2021 Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) activities, the Red Flag project is an installation that helps identify the differences between health and unhealthy relationships.


Math professor receives prestigious $1.8M NSF grant

Yekaterina Epshteyn and her colleagues will study how grains grow, an important property of technologically useful materials.


New U clinic addresses gaps in mental health needs

Behavioral Health Innovation and Dissemination Center provides flexibility in treatment, a collaborative training program and interdisciplinary research opportunities.


Molecule could reduce surgical complications

The molecule helps organs protect themselves from damage during decreases in blood flow.


Printing the Andes

Doctoral student Susana Velasquez-Franco got help from the library’s 3-D printing and GIS team.


Close up of a hand in a blue rubber medical glove holding a newborn baby's hand.

AI quickly identifies genetic causes of disease in newborns

The finding foreshadows the next phase of medicine, where technology helps clinicians quickly determine the root cause of disease so they can give patients the right treatment sooner.