ice

A hydoelectric dam is damaged, nestled in the Himalayan mountain scape.

Cause and scope of the Uttarakhand disaster

In February, the Uttarakhand region of India experienced a humanitarian tragedy when a wall of rock and ice collapsed and formed a debris flow.


Organic crystals’ ice-forming superpowers

Research shows how organic crystals in aerosols can help turn water to ice.


Feathery ice crystals on a blue surface

Polymers to the rescue! Saving cells from damaging ice

New research by University of Utah chemists provides the foundation to design efficient polymers that can prevent the growth of ice that damages cells.


What are the limits of ice?

The smallest nanodroplet of water in which ice can form is only as big as 90 water molecules—a tenth the size of the smallest virus.


Himalayan glaciers’ melting has doubled

Rising temperatures has accelerated the melting of this huge region dramatically since the start of the 21st century.


Arctic ice at a record low

100-year-old physics model replicates modern arctic ice melt.


How insects and bacteria control ice

New U research shows that organisms use special proteins to form or inhibit ice crystals.


Tips for a healthy heart

3 tips to help you keep exercising this year | ER or not: I slipped and fell on the ice | Tips for a healthy heart


WEATHER UPDATE FOR CAMPUS

Due to consistent snowfall this morning and because we anticipate more snow this evening, we are canceling all classes and finals scheduled for 5:30 p.m. and later.