Research

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How COVID-19 impacts economies

Widespread disease affects economic supply and demand and may have long-lasting impacts.


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NASA satellite offers urban carbon dioxide insights

Using data from NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2, researchers found connections between the population density of cities and how much carbon dioxide they produce per person.


Cross-campus teams build OneU research collaborations

With nearly $900,000 in seed grants, the first 1U4U “collaboration incubator” has generated 33 interdisciplinary research projects.


Broad-spectrum antibiotics and initial pneumonia treatment

Pneumonia patients given drugs that target antibiotic-resistant bacteria in the first few days after hospitalization fared no better than those receiving standard medical care.


Wearable sensor powered by AI predicts worsening heart failure before hospitalization

A wearable sensor that works in conjunction with artificial intelligence technology could help detect critical changes in heart failure patients days before a health crisis.


A light rail TRAX train departing a station, with a sign indicating the train is headed to Salt Lake City

TRAX air quality study expands

A U air monitoring project, expanded to TRAX’s Blue Line, shows how smoke from last year’s fireworks drifted through the valley.


Going super small to get super strong metals

Experiments challenge long-held assumptions about the strength of metals.


Earliest interbreeding event between ancient human populations discovered

The new study goes back further than 23andme could have ever imagined.


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U research suggests public safety risks in bail reform

Discussions of reforming the bail system often turn to the question of public safety. Would people out on bail commit crimes? The answer appears to be yes.


U student presents research on Capitol Hill

U students to present research on Capitol Hill

Undergraduate students from various disciplines across campus to display their work to lawmakers, public.