Science & Technology

Humans of the U: Quaid Harding

A class on environmental issues led to a passion for bees.


Personalized medicine is now a reality

A new center at Primary Children’s Hospital will bring next-generation care to children today, using advanced technologies to understand a child’s unique genetic makeup and offer tailored treatments.


Exploring engineering with high school students

Students from all over the country came to the U to learn about engineering.


Is climate change good for plants?

Could the rising levels of carbon dioxide actually be good for plants?


State-of-the-art virtual reality classroom

The Marriott Library’s unique virtual reality-enabled classroom allows students to explore the latest developments in that technology.


Ant expert finds new species in his backyard

A new species of ant found in an unlikely place.


Ant expert finds new species in his backyard

A new species of ant found in an unlikely place.


STEM Barbie

In partnership with National Geographic, forest ecologist Nalini Nadkarni helped develop a product line including Wildlife Conservationist, Astrophysicist, Polar Marine Biologist, Wildlife Photojournalist and Entomologist.


What are the limits of ice?

The smallest nanodroplet of water in which ice can form is only as big as 90 water molecules—a tenth the size of the smallest virus.


Squeezing an electron crystal

Researchers have determined the energy required to add an electron to a Wigner crystal—an ordered crystalline state made of electrons rather than atoms.