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Science behind bars

In 2013, the Justice Department reported that incarcerated inmates who participated in correctional education programs had 43 percent lower odds of returning to prison...

Spintronic Thermoelectric Power Generators

Imagine a computer so efficient that it can recycle its own waste heat to produce electricity. While such an idea may seem far-fetched today,...

Scientists announce ‘chicken from hell’ dinosaur find in N. America

Scientists from Carnegie and Smithsonian museums and the University of Utah today unveiled the discovery, naming and description of a sharp-clawed, 500-pound, bird-like dinosaur...

Squeezing light into metals: Engineers control conductivity with inkjet printer

Using an inexpensive inkjet printer, University of Utah electrical engineers produced microscopic structures that use light in metals to carry information. This new technique,...

Matters of the heart can influence actual heart health

A study from researchers at the University of Utah shows that the ways in which your spouse is supportive — and how you support...

Supervolcano eruptions triggered by melt buoyancy

Supervolcanos are not usual volcanos. By effectively "exploding" as opposed to erupting, they leave a giant hole in the Earth's crust instead of a volcanic...

Greenland ice sheet stores liquid water year-round

National Science Foundation-funded researchers at the University of Utah have discovered a previously unknown aquifer in the Greenland ice sheet that holds liquid water...

High-fiber salad bar may help roly-poly pika survive climate change

In some mountain ranges, Earth's warming climate is driving rabbit relatives known as pikas to higher elevations or wiping them out. But University of...

Drug Shows Early Promise in Treating Liver Failure-Related Seizures

A study out today in the journal Nature Medicine suggests a potential new treatment for the seizures that often plague children with genetic metabolic disorders and...

Rising temperatures challenge Salt Lake City’s water supply

In an example of the challenges western cities will face in a warming world, new research shows that every degree Fahrenheit of warming in...

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