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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,...

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,...

Link between pregnancy weight gain, autism?

Can gaining weight during pregnancy provide clues into the cause of autism spectrum disorders? New research from the University of Utah shows the answer to...

High school student discovers skeleton of baby dinosaur

A chance find by a high school student led to the youngest, smallest and most complete fossil skeleton yet known from the iconic tube-crested...

Suicidal talk on Twitter mirrors suicide rates

Heart-breaking accounts of cyber bullying and suicide seem all too common, but a new study offers hope that social media can become an early...

Wireless network detects falls by the elderly

University of Utah electrical engineers have developed a network of wireless sensors that can detect a person falling. This monitoring technology could be linked...

Seeing is believing: Brain depends on vision to hear

University of Utah bioengineers discovered our understanding of language may depend more heavily on vision than previously thought: under the right conditions, what you...

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