Deadly cocktail

A new study reveals the Utah opioid epidemic death toll includes an alarming number of new moms.

Darwin’s short-beak enigma solved

A mutation in the ROR2 gene is linked to beak size reduction in numerous breeds of domestic pigeons. Surprisingly, mutations in ROR2 also underlie a human disorder called Robinow syndrome.

Healing chronic pain and opioid addiction

Eric Garland, associate dean for research at the College of Social Work, has been appointed to a Multidisciplinary Working Group focused on a $1.1 billion federal effort to speed scientific solutions to stem the opioid crisis.

NIPPING AIDS IN THE BUD

U researchers Saveez Saffarian and Mourad Bendjennat believe Protease might become a friend instead of foe in fighting HIV.

A sound treatment

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