Latest University of Utah Stories

2010-08-06 08:35:00

The ROCR Oscillating Climbing Robot developed by University of Utah mechanical engineer William Provancher and colleagues can climb carpeted walls efficiently using two hook-like claws, a motor and a tail that swings like a grandfather clock's pendulum.

2010-07-20 10:34:00

SALT LAKE CITY, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Emigration Court, a TGM Associates community, recently celebrated the completion of its brand new state-of-the-art fitness center with a successful grand opening event attended by over 300 people and featured live radio broadcast, catered food and exciting prizes. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100720/PH37712 ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100720/PH37712 ) The 2,300-square foot fitness center facility, which...

2010-07-20 07:27:00

REYKJAVIK, Iceland, and SALT LAKE CITY, Utah, July 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - U.S.

2010-06-30 07:31:25

Wide range of pitch is due to vocal muscles more than air pressure.

2010-06-11 09:15:00

EVERBERG, Belgium, June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) announced today that its Performance Products division will increase prices in Europe for its polyetheramine, ethyleneamine and carbonate products, as listed below.

2010-06-07 16:34:20

Substance in iron metabolism displays life-saving potential for inflammatory diseases.

2010-06-07 07:25:00

In the news release, Utah Utes Win Inaugural USA 7's Rugby Collegiate Championship Invitational on NBC, issued 06-Jun-2010 by USA 7 over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the fourth paragraph, second sentence, should read "Cal was trailing 26-21 when junior Connor Ring touched down" rather than "senior Keegan Engelbrecht" as originally issued inadvertently.

2010-06-06 21:28:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Utah defeated rugby powerhouse California 31-26 in overtime to win the first-ever USA 7's Rugby Collegiate Championship Invitational, which featured the top 16 teams in collegiate 7's rugby.

2010-05-28 07:38:18

A Nobel Prize-winning University of Utah geneticist discovered that bone marrow transplants cure mutant mice who pull out their hair compulsively.

2010-05-17 07:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) today announced that it has reached agreement with its reinsurance carriers to settle Huntsman's claims related to losses occurring as a result of the April 29, 2006, fire at its Port Arthur, Texas, olefins facility, subsequently sold to Flint Hills Resources.

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