Virus

Silencing the booming chorus

From 2007 to 2009, a yellow fever virus outbreak nearly decimated El Parque El Piñalito’s howler monkey populations. Exposure to a past virus may have aided brown howlers’ survival.


Pioneering method reveals dynamic structure in HIV

The new technique can track molecules in real time, at room temperature, with impressive resolution.


Portable, reusable test for COVID-19

U engineer Massood Tabib-Azar is developing a coronavirus sensor about the size of a quarter that works with a cellphone and can detect COVID-19 in 60 seconds.


Honoring Karl Gordon Lark

Renowned geneticist and father of molecular biology at the U passes away.


When COVID-19 calls

How do you know if you’ve come in contact with someone who was diagnosed with COVID-19? You’ll get a call. Here’s how it works.


Mucus and the coronavirus

Biomedical engineers to study how mucus plays a part in transferring coronaviruses from person to person.


A woman doctor wearing a face mask looks through the window at a woman who may have COVID-19 at a drive-up testing site.

You asked. U of U Health answered. #COVID19FAQs

Answers you need now.


Physicists test coronavirus particles against temperature, humidity

One of the biggest unknowns about the coronavirus is how changing seasons will affect its spread. U physicists have received the university’s first COVID-19-related grant to tackle the question.


A Healthier U