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U geoscientist sails on Arctic research cruise

The two-month expedition headed north to investigate the Atlantic Ocean’s origins.


Possible chemical leftovers from early Earth sit near the core

Low seismic velocity zones may be remnants of incomplete mixing during the early stages of the planet’s interior.


Desert shrubs cranked up water use efficiency to survive a megadrought

The increase may not be enough.


Don’t fear the needle

U therapists have partnered with a nationwide network helping people overcome needle phobia.


How to stay connected to nature through the winter

Time in nature has physical and mental health benefits, U researcher says.


Roman noblewoman’s tomb reveals secrets of ancient concrete resilience

Study shows how changing chemistry in Roman mortar strengthens the tomb over time.


K-12 teachers explore the vibrance of Native American perspectives and people

In workshop, U education professors address how to teach Native perspectives and issues in classrooms.


U professor featured in Utah air quality documentary

Daniel Mendoza shares personal stories and scientific perspectives.


Do you feel like you belong here?

U researchers find that students’ certainty about belonging and their performance in a STEM course reinforce each other—for better or worse.


U researchers receive Ig Nobel Peace Prize for study of beards as punch protection

Study explores how fighting may have shaped human evolution.