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Earth’s inner core rotation has slowed, now ‘backtracking’

Research conducted with USC used seismic waves traveling through the planet to track movement of Pluto-sized iron sphere at center of Earth.

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The promising world of bacteriophages, the pathogen’s pathogen

U biologist Talia Karasov is unlocking the mystery of how microbes harness phages to wipeout competing bacteria.

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The surprising story of how oceans were oxygenated

U geochemist Chad Ostrander uses thallium isotopes to track the rise and fall of free oxygen on Earth 2.5 billion years ago.

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The Parasites That Transformed Our Immune Systems

Learning how humans and parasitic worms evolved together could help scientists make better vaccines and treat autoimmune conditions.

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Dr. Catherine Ruetschlin & Yazgi Genc – Childcare Crisis

Our host Elizabeth Johnson is joined by Dr. Catherine Ruetschlin and research fellow Yazgi Genc, two members of the University of Utah’s...

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A Tale of Two Worms: How U Research Advances the Field of Epigenetics

Biologist Audrey Brown reflects on her lab's research comparing the genes found in two nematode species.

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In Turkey, Wolves and People Have Shared a Landscape for Generations

Utah biologists track gray wolves with GPS collars, camera traps as their numbers rebound in populated parts of northeast Turkey.

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Research Reveals How Heavy Metal Singers Scream and Squeal

New recordings capture, for the first time, the internal acrobatics behind the harsh vocals of deathcore music.

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Researchers Honored for Outstanding Contributions to Cancer

Three Huntsman Cancer Institute investigators were recognized by the U for contributions to cancer research.

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Utah FORGE Establishes Effective Communication Between Wells

Utah FORGE proved fluid flow and energy transfer from an EGS reservoir in hot dry granite, a major breakthrough.

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Ophthalmologist Creates New Kind of Light- Filtering Eyeglasses to Combat Migraine

People with migraines have a new option for managing light sensitivity thanks to eyeglass lens technology developed by a U of U physician-scientist

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Can Utah Coal Mines Be Tapped For Rare Earth Elements?

Research documents elevated levels of critical minerals, needed for energy transition and tech, above and below coal seams in Utah and Colorado.

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