Science & Technology

U pathologist awarded $1M to expand research on microbiota

June Round received the grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation.


Recovered, but uncertain

Clement Chow found himself on the leading edge of a tidal wave as one of the first COVID-19 cases in Utah.


Allechar Serrano López receives U teaching assistant award for second consecutive year

For the second consecutive year, Allechar Serrano López, a fifth-year math graduate student, has received the university’s highly competitive Teaching Assistant Award.


An illustration that imagines what the dinosaur-like creature looked like while leaving the footprint millions of years ago. It's feet look like giant chicken feet - three toed with claws. Ferns are scattered in the background..

Insights into climate change during origin of dinosaurs

An international team reveals discoveries about an unusual time called the ‘Carnian Pluvial Episode.’


COVID-19 causes ‘hyperactivity’ in blood-clotting cells

Researchers found that inflammatory proteins produced by the virus significantly alter the function of platelets.


Community science birding data does not yet capture global bird trends

More observations and more focus on common birds could fill the data gap.


U center awarded $20 million grant to improve the sustainability of synthetic chemistry

Center brings together chemistry disciplines to improve industrial safety and sustainability.


Students win at air quality conference

Three U chemical engineering students were each awarded $100 for their posters.


COVID-19 complication clues

An overactive defense response may lead to increased blood clotting, disease severity and death from COVID-19, but a naturally occurring protein may quiet that response.


3i initiative unites university researchers

A university-wide effort brings scientists from diverse backgrounds together to conduct top-tier research in immunology, inflammation and infectious disease.