Sports Medicine Research and Testing Laboratory in Utah Accredited by World Anti-Doping Agency

The Sports Medicine Research and Testing Laboratory (SMRTL), located at the University of Utah, has joined an elite group of laboratories worldwide accredited to test Olympic, Paralympic, and other amateur and professional athletes for performance-enhancing and other prohibited drugs. Read More

November, 2006 from the U

Middle East Center Examines Possible Military Clash with Iran

The Middle East Center is hosting a lecture examining a possible military clash between the U.S. and Iran given by Gary Sick, Executive Director of the Gulf 2000 Project at Columbia University. The talk entitled “Iran and the United States-Is a Military Clash Inevitable?” will take place on Monday, Nov. 27 at 3:00 p.m. in the Hinckley Caucus Room 255, Orson Spenser Hall (OSH.) The lecture is free and open to the public. Read More

U Researchers Dominates Governor’s Science Medals

Four of the seven winners of the 2006 Utah Governor\’s Medal in Science and Technology belong to the University of Utah faculty. Read More

Lee Siegel, University of Utah

Proteins Anchor Memories in Our Brain

A University of Utah study suggests that memories are held in our brains because certain proteins serve as anchors, holding other proteins in place to strengthen synapses, which are connections between nerve cells. Read More

Global Warming Expert to Speak at the U

Kevin Trenberth, a leading expert on how human activities are causing global warming and making hurricanes more intense, will deliver two lectures on the topic at the University of Utah. The public and news media are invited to attend. Read More