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A BOLT OF INSIGHT

University of Utah-led team makes breakthrough in understanding rare lightning-triggered gamma-ray flashes.

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ADVOCATE FOR YOURSELF

You’re the one paying for your health care. It’s ok to speak up. What one patient learned about her medical treatment when she found her voice.

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MORE THAN A FEW GOOD MEN

Contrary to traditional expectations of unbalanced sex ratios, places with more men than women do not typically experience higher rates of family and social instability, according to a University of Utah study.

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SUSTAINABLE U

From super efficient solar cell technology, to hydrogen fuel cells, to low-emissions coal, U scientists and engineers are pursuing a range of alternative energy solutions.

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DINO-MITE MYSTERY SOLVED

A remarkably detailed picture of the climate and ecology during the Triassic Period explains why dinosaurs failed to establish dominance near the equator for 30 million years.

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EXPECTING THE UNEXPECTED IN CLIMATE CHANGE

Studying polar ice and tropical glacier ice samples, Lonnie Thompson and his team reconstruct climate and environmental histories going back 25,000 years – findings they say may help explain devastating population disruptions throughout history.

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