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Rising temps put desert shrubs in high-efficiency mode

Long-term observations track Mojave Desert plants’ responses to climate change.


Know the risks of investing in forests

Use of forests to offset carbon emissions requires an understanding of the risks


Utah’s arches continue to whisper their secrets

Seismic studies assess the stresses and health of iconic rock structures.


First two Maj. Brent Taylor Scholarship recipients named

Scholarship honors Taylor’s life of public service and benefits graduate students in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences


Increased access to databases, ebooks, and more

More resources are available online.


U teacher education preps students and graduates for teaching online

Preparation at the U brings online instruction into teachers’ comfort zone


Recovery from upheaval can generate a new state

A 50-foot fall out of a tree taught biology professor Nalini Nadkarni how recovering from life disruptions connects and changes us.


U-led consortium improves medical device design

The effectiveness of medical devices comes down to one simple question: Is it usable or not? A U-led consortium helps manufacturers design more usable devices.


A man on an urban street wearing a surgical facemask

How COVID-19 impacts economies

Widespread disease affects economic supply and demand and may have long-lasting impacts.


A view over a hazy city stretching into the horizon.

NASA satellite offers urban carbon dioxide insights

Using data from NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2, researchers found connections between the population density of cities and how much carbon dioxide they produce per person.