Two Evenings with Einstein

As the 2005 World Year of Physics nears its end, University of Utah physicists will deliver two free public lectures billed as “An Evening with Einstein” on Tuesday Dec. 6 and Wednesday Dec. 7 at Kingsbury Hall. Read More

November, 2005 from the U
Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado

By Silencing Gene in Worm, Researchers Identify Role in Age-Old Mystery of Regeneration

Researchers at the University of Utah have discovered that when a gene called smedwi-2 is silenced in the adult stem cells of planarians, the quarter-inch long worm is unable to carry out a biological process that has mystified scientists for centuries: regeneration. Read More

War on Terror Meets War on Cancer

A scientific method that has been used to track the source of illegal drugs, explosives, counterfeit bills and biological warfare agents may have some new uses: detecting rapidly growing cancers and studying obesity and eating disorders. Read More

An Alzheimer’s Program for the 21st Century: Top Expert to Open Clinic at U of U, Join New Brain Institute

One of the world’s leading neurologists in Alzheimer’s disease imaging and treatment has joined the University of Utah to establish the Intermountain West’s first academic Alzheimer’s clinic and to become an investigator with the University’s new Brain Institute. Read More

Student and Faculty Artists Sell Work

The University of Utah Department of Art and Art History is presenting the annual Art Department Holiday Sale Dec. 6th through the 8th, 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m., in the Gittins Art Gallery located in the art building on the University of Utah campus. Read More