Science & Technology


A forest ‘glow’

Researchers use fluorescence as a proxy to track photosynthesis in evergreen forests.


The quaking continues

Aftershocks of a 1959 earthquake rocked Yellowstone in 2017-18.


A chemical mosaic under our feet

New research paints an intricate picture of how the Earth’s mantle is like a Jackson Pollock painting.


Breathe easier

The new eAsthma Tracker app helps children manage their condition resulting in fewer hospital visits.


Seal conservation strategies

Chemical records in teeth confirm elusive Alaska lake seals are one of a kind.


Humans of the U: Cynthia Burrows

“If somebody gave me millions of dollars and set me in an isolated lab, I don’t think I’d make any impact. Impact is all about collaborating with other people, bouncing ideas off them, realizing they have a different technique. It’s a human endeavor, science.”


‘Driving’ air quality changes

Google Street View cars will sniff out air pollution sources while driving Salt Lake neighborhoods.


Flying across America for POWs and for science

A geology professor explores the way water weaves through America—and into Americans’ very bones.


SVP Dan Reed lands White House appointment

Reed has been selected to serve on the National Science Board, which provides advice and oversight for the National Science Foundation.


Esports team for the win

The university’s “Overwatch” team competed in its first national championship on May 10 on ESPN.