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Ronald Roman, Alexander Kennedy, and Max Xiong work together to analyze an MRI of the brain, using software to build a model of the hippocampus.

High School Students Use Software to Build Brain Images

Pictured above: Ronald Roman, Alexander Kennedy, and Max Xiong work together to analyze an MRI of the brain, using software to build a model of the hippocampus. This summer,

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Students and Faculty Study Water Trapped in Greenland for NASA

After 10 days of weather delays at the end of March and beginning of April, a team from the University of Utah and NASA were able to investigate

Breaking Down Sochi – The Science of Ice

When NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation wanted to explain the scientific properties of the playing surface for half of the Winter Olympic sports, they came to

The Science of Slopestyle Skiing

The Science of Slopestyle Skiing

Editor's note: This article was originally published at Ski.Utah.edu. From an Olympic perspective, it's the new kid on the mountain. But for

Drone Strikes and the Lessons of Nonlinear Science

Editor's note: Sean Lawson is a professor in the U's Department of Communication. His research explores the relationships among

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Miriah Meyer: Making Sense of the Matrices

When it comes to bringing beauty to big data, University of Utah computer science professor Miriah Meyer is a rock star. Her work gives life to massive sets

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Op/Ed: NFL lawsuit highlights dangers of football

Angela Eastvold, clinical neuropsychologist at the University of Utah, has an opinion about the dangers of football, which comes from her experience evaluating retired NFL players, and interest in

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The Insider’s Weather Report

If you want to know more than today's temperature, check out Wasatch Weather Weenies, an awesome daily blog by Jim Steenburgh, professor of

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Op/Ed: Beware the universal Internet connection

Does connecting everyone in the world to the Internet sound like a good idea to you? Google and Facebook think so. Robert Gehl, assistant professor of communication at

Stang Wins Chemistry’s Highest Honor for Discovering Molecules’ ‘Lego-Like’ Structure

This article is adapted from an American Chemical Society news release. NEW ORLEANS —

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