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(May 5, 2015 ) — What is it about tequila? When did it become the party drink of the rich and famous? Or just the drink to be seen with in general? George Clooney threw a swanky soiree in Las Vegas with the launch of his tequila brand, Casamigos. P-Diddy made tequila his latest luxury Read More

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Field-effect transistors made from hybrid perovskites

In a scientific first, researchers at the University of Utah and Wake Forest University show that organic-inorganic perovskites can be used to make field-effect transistors operating at room temperature. Read More

Daniel Mendoza, University of Utah Department of Atmospheric Sciences

A new way to track and combat air pollution in Salt Lake City

Combining an advanced computer model with the results from long-term air quality monitoring, atmospheric scientists at the University of Utah say they can provide previously unattainable details on greenhouse gas and pollutant emissions in Salt Lake County. The capability has significant implications for health, sustainability and urban planning. Read More

Adrianna Anderson

University of Utah

University of Utah law student honored by Utah State Bar Young Lawyers Division at Law Day event

(May 1, 2015) —A University of Utah law student was named “pro bono law student of the year” by the Young Lawyers Division of the Utah State Bar on Friday at an event connected to Law Day, observed across the country annually on May 1. Adrianna Anderson, a New York native and third-year law student, Read More

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Walking an extra two minutes each hour may offset hazards of sitting too long

A new study suggests that engaging in low intensity activities such as standing may not be enough to offset the health hazards of sitting for long periods of time. On the bright side, adding two minutes of walking each hour to your routine just might do the trick. These findings were published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). Read More