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Image 1 - A Game Controller That Controls You
2012-03-05 11:57:06

Engineers at the University of Utah have created a video game controller designed to tug and stretch a players thumb tips. Such a sensation could be used to simulate ocean waves, gun fire, or even the tug of a fishing line.

2012-02-27 07:25:57

University of Utah mathematicians developed a set of calculus equations to make it easier for doctors to save Tylenol overdose patients by quickly estimating how much painkiller they took, when they consumed it and whether they will require a liver transplant to survive.

2012-02-21 14:30:00

Academic health care system continues to lead the way, goes live with Language Access Network as a partner for language services. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB)

Tropical Birds Affected By Climate Change
2012-02-16 04:24:51

Climate change spells trouble for many tropical birds – especially those living in mountains, coastal forests and relatively small areas – and the damage will be compounded by other threats like habitat loss, disease and competition among species.

Utah Botanist Finds Smaller Amorphophallus Species
2012-02-08 04:57:01

The famed "corpse flower" plant – known for its giant size, rotten-meat odor and phallic shape – has a new, smaller relative: A University of Utah botanist discovered a new species of Amorphophallus that is one-fourth as tall but just as stinky.

2012-02-06 22:35:48

University of Utah biologists found new evidence why mice, people and other vertebrate animals carry thousands of varieties of genes to make immune-system proteins named MHCs – even though some of those genes make us susceptible to infections and to autoimmune diseases.


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