Valeria Molinero

Two U professors elected to National Academy of Sciences

Valeria Molinero, distinguished professor of chemistry, and Erik Jorgensen, distinguished professor the School of Biological Sciences, were elected as members of the National Academy of Sciences.


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.


How insects and bacteria control ice

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