Be still my beating heart

Researchers identify a genetic mutation that sets the heart racing, producing an irregular heartbeat that can lead to heart failure.

NIPPING AIDS IN THE BUD

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

Air Quality Solutions

Do you hate Utah’s dirty air during the winter inversion months and are you curious about what university researchers are doing to understand and address the problem? Here’s your chance: The University of Utah Program for Air Quality, Health and Society is partnering with the Utah Division of Air Quality to host a workshop on Jan. 13 titled β€œAir Quality in Utah: Science for Solutions.”

10 ways the U is improving air quality

The Sustainability Office has put together a list of the ways the U is working to reduce emissions and improve air quality.

What are you saving for?

Saving money and creating a budget can be stressful. Learn financial tips and tricks during U Saves Week, Feb. 23-25.

Sex, lice and videotape

Biologists drove the divergence of different-sized feather lice from a single population. In four years the evolved lice had trouble mating with each other, a sign of speciation and they caught it on tape.

DISSECTING THE HARMFUL MYTH OF GAY AFFLUENCE

U psychology doctoral candidate Larissa McGarrity reports that research on sexual orientation has largely focused on white, middle-class gay men, overlooking the diversity of LGB populations and the added burdens of financial stress and poverty.