Latest University of Utah Stories

2011-04-15 11:05:00

The composition of a vast plume of hot rock and briny fluid 200 miles beneath Yellowstone National Park’s surface has been mapped.

2011-04-11 09:34:52

Conductivity image hints volcano plume is bigger than thought.

2011-04-04 22:53:16

Fossil teeth show who ate what and when as grasses emerged.

2011-03-28 21:53:02

Government-sponsored analysis led by Johns Hopkins bioethics scholar published today in Pediatrics.

2011-03-28 09:30:00

--Leading stroke facility to study patient benefits -- WINNIPEG, March 28 /PRNewswire/ - (NASDAQ: IMRS) (TSX: IM) -- IMRIS Inc.

2011-03-15 14:37:53

University of Utah researchers built "spintronic" transistors and used them to align the magnetic "spins" of electrons for a record period of time in silicon chips at room temperature.

2011-03-03 19:23:00

Annual course to train, educate next generation of scientists, engineers, plant operators, policymakers RENO, Nev., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When one thinks of geothermal energy, a plume of steam rising from the snowy plains of Iceland or from a power plant in the green hills of New Zealand may come to mind, but perhaps not Nevada, a hotbed of activity for geothermal power in the United States. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110303/DC59242) The National...

2011-02-17 06:00:00

BILLINGHAM, United Kingdom, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pigments division of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced a price increase for all its titanium dioxide pigments in Europe.

2011-02-16 09:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Performance Products division of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced that it is going ahead with the engineering design for a 40,000-ton capacity expansion program at its world-scale polyetheramine facility in Singapore.

2011-02-15 10:25:47

The risk of deadly hantavirus outbreaks in people can be predicted months ahead of time by using satellite images to monitor surges in vegetation that boost mouse populations, a University of Utah study says.

Word of the Day
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.