A fossil skull of a dinosaur head, the allosaurus.

A love letter to science

Science is an idea that’s accessible to anyone, a process by which we observe, test and learn something new.

Representation in science

Black students and scientists have faced unfair and unjust barriers in science.

Research in a time of crisis

In response to a global threat, COVID-19, University of Utah mounted a research response that is making a lasting impact on the virus and its numerous effects

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.

Squeezing an electron crystal

Researchers have determined the energy required to add an electron to a Wigner crystal—an ordered crystalline state made of electrons rather than atoms.

Humans of the U: Cynthia Burrows

“If somebody gave me millions of dollars and set me in an isolated lab, I don’t think I’d make any impact. Impact is all about collaborating with other people, bouncing ideas off them, realizing they have a different technique. It’s a human endeavor, science.”

SVP Dan Reed lands White House appointment

Reed has been selected to serve on the National Science Board, which provides advice and oversight for the National Science Foundation.

A glimpse of the startup life

A U alumna and bioengineer explains the value of a science background in business.

Lights, Camera, Science at Sundance

Science@Sundance highlights movies that excel at using art and storytelling to engage their audiences in important science-related issues.

Utah’s most explosive holiday tradition

The Faraday chemistry lectures entertain and teach.