Science & Technology

Study explores climate influences on snowmelt-fed water supplies

Three decades of research show three factors that can help predict how climate change will impact critical snowmelt-driven water supplies nationwide.


Dan Reed elected to lead National Science Board

As chair, Reed leads the board that serves as an independent advisor to Congress and the president on science and engineering policy, and that governs and sets policy for the National Science Foundation.


Searching for life in the universe

“Is there life out there?” It’s the one question that has puzzled humankind for centuries.


U of U engineering professorship

U Mechanical Engineering Chair Bruce Gale appointed Merit Medical Systems Inc. Endowed Professor of Engineering.


Climate change increases risks of tree death

Threats from fire, drought and insects could reshape U.S. forests.


2022 Rosenblatt Prize for Excellence

The University of Utah’s highest faculty accolade is awarded to isotope scientist Thure Cerling.


What we’re still learning about how trees grow

Fundamental questions remain about what factors limit tree growth. A new study may hold answers.


Age and high BMI associated with sperm cell irregularities

New research suggests that abnormalities associated with aging sperm cells might be exacerbated by elevated body mass index.


Two U professors elected to National Academy of Sciences

Valeria Molinero, distinguished professor of chemistry, and Erik Jorgensen, distinguished professor the School of Biological Sciences, were elected as members of the National Academy of Sciences.


Humans of the U: Annie Giokas

“Participating in undergraduate research helped me gain skills as an independent thinker and the courage to improve at public speaking after presenting at multiple conferences.”