Research

Electronic health records fail to detect up to 33% of medication errors

In tests using simulated medical records, the researchers found that EHR systems consistently failed to detect errors that could injure or kill patients.


The U leads national study of COVID-19 effects on pregnancy

The study asks if changes to health care delivery have resulted in higher rates of pregnancy-related complications and cesarean delivery.


Sea snail, human insulin hybrid could lead to better diabetes treatments

World’s smallest, fully functional version of insulin combines the potency of human insulin with the fast-acting potential of venom insulin produced by predatory cone snails.


Women’s communication shapes division of labor in household

A study found that partner communication is the most important factor linking the division of household labor to satisfaction in the relationship. But the way that the partners’ communication matters depends on gender.


A new way to control Epstein-Barr virus

Targeting the protein could lead to new ways to thwart the virus and other herpesviruses.


U scientists detect Crab Nebula

Faculty and staff from the Department of Physics & Astronomy were members on the international team that detected gamma rays via a new telescope.


A sound treatment

Biomedical engineer Jan Kubanek has discovered that treatments of brain disorders may not have to require drugs or invasive surgery at all—just sound waves.


Research across borders

A global exchange program between U of U Health and University Yaounde I in Cameroon benefits science and scientists on both sides of the world.


A new life in orange

Researchers across U of U Health describe how they are adapting to research in the age of COVID-19, under the restricted level orange.


Ribs evolved for movement first, then co-opted for breathing

A major transformation in vertebrate evolution was when breathing shifted from the head to the torso in reptiles. But what caused the shift? A study hypothesizes it was driven by locomotion.