Research

How air pollution changed during COVID-19 in Park City

Air pollution dropped more in commercial than residential areas, and residential emissions rebounded faster following reopening.


An fish carved out of a piece of bone or other material, that is used to apply makeup.

Makeup in Ancient Egypt

Thousands of years ago makeup was as much a part of people’s expressions as it is today.


Airflow study in Science Advances

U engineers discovered how to reduce COVID-19 infection probability in musicians by a factor of 100 via studies with the Utah Symphony and Opera.


Mladen Bestvina to give plenary lecture at international math conference

The invitation to speak, Bestvina’s second, is considered a prestigious honor in mathematics.


Research in a time of crisis

In response to a global threat, COVID-19, University of Utah mounted a research response that is making a lasting impact on the virus and its numerous effects


Cutting through noise for better solar cells

U physicists analyzed electrical noise to detect formerly invisible inefficiencies in solar cells and identified the physical processes that caused them. The technique could make future solar cells more efficient.


Digging up the past to understand our climate future

During a summer that’s already marked by record-breaking heat, the quest to find these fossils is more important than ever.


What factors put Philippine birds at risk of extinction?

Correlating bird traits with extinction risk suggests some birds more endangered than previously thought.


The camera look over the shoulder of a person looking at a computer screen with three brain scans on the monitor that show lit up areas of the brains where activity is occurring.

Studying the preteen brain for insights into mental health disorders

U of U Health and the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development Consortium develop a resource to study how the brain changes and matures during adolescence.


U contributes to first-ever nationwide mammal survey

A new 50-state survey shows Utah in the top 10 nationally for raccoons, bobcats and red foxes.