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Holly Godsey Get Award from Utah Science Teachers

Holly Godsey, of the University of Utah Center for Science and Math Education, has won the 2013 Utah Science Teacher Association’s Higher Education Award. Read More

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Mutant Gene Gives Pigeons Fancy Hairdos

University of Utah researchers decoded the genetic blueprint of the rock pigeon, unlocking secrets about pigeons’ Middle East origins, feral pigeons’ kinship with escaped racing birds, and how mutations give pigeons traits like a fancy feather hairdo known as a head crest. Read More

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Lewis Carroll’s Children’s Classics Acquired by Marriott Library

First editions of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, published in 1865, and his subsequent work Through the Looking Glass and What Alice Found There, published in1872, have been donated to the J. Willard Marriott Library’s Rare Books Division, Special Collections at the University of Utah. The anonymous donation was facilitated by a rare book dealer based in Los Angeles, California. The value of the two books is estimated at $30,000. Read More

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Exploring the Machinery of Memory

University of Utah biology Professor Andres Villu Maricq will explore the workings of nerve synapses – the fundamental building blocks of memory –during the next Frontiers of Science Lecture at the University of Utah. Read More

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Utah Law Review Symposium to Consider the Limits of Technological Warfare

Unmanned drones, cruise missiles, automated weapons, even armed robot warriors on the battlefield— in a time of troop cutbacks, emerging technologies make it possible to conduct “clinical strikes” through “remote warfare.” But are these tactics of waging war from a safe distance legal and ethical? Read More