News Releases

Reversing prediabetes in mice

Results highlight a potential diabetes drug target and role for lowering total ceramides in the body.

Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chairs

The University of Utah and the Huntsman Foundation announce six additional presidential faculty chairs.

How the river flows

New U research shows that there are natural water sources that shape the character of Utah’s Jordan River.

Not a bunch of ‘croc’

U scientists have found that multiple ancient groups—including relatives of crocodiles and alligators—were not the carnivores we know today, but veggie eaters.

Helping hard-hit rural counties

The Utah Coal Country Strike Team receives financial boost after final round of Alliance for the American Dream competition.

How trees affect the weather

New research led by U biologists finds that some plants and trees’ water use can make droughts more intense.

Fewer males born during periods of stress

Research shows fewer male babies are born in the U.S. during periods of environmental and ecological stress—a pattern referred to as male-biased fetal attrition or male-biased fetal loss.

‘Alien’ bird invasions

Research shows location is the biggest factor in successful “alien” bird invasions—which are also seen as negatively impacting native species.

A warning for the future?

Research shows disruptions rippled out from climate change in South America.

Himalayan glaciers’ melting has doubled

Rising temperatures has accelerated the melting of this huge region dramatically since the start of the 21st century.