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Physicists Develop Polymer With Tunable Colors
2013-09-13 13:37:37

By inserting platinum atoms into an organic semiconductor, University of Utah physicists were able to "tune" the plastic-like polymer to emit light of different colors – a step toward more efficient, less expensive and truly white organic LEDs for light bulbs of the future.

2013-09-05 11:37:42

University of Utah bioengineers discovered our understanding of language may depend more heavily on vision than previously thought: under the right conditions, what you see can override what you hear.

Biologist Discovers 33 New Ant Species, Names Some After Mayan Lords And Demons
2013-07-30 08:23:46

A University of Utah biologist has identified 33 new species of predatory ants in Central America and the Caribbean, and named about a third of the tiny but monstrous-looking insects after ancient Mayan lords and demons.

2013-07-29 16:20:06

Although electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) has long been considered the most effective treatment of medication-resistant or refractory depression, millions of people who might benefit don't take advantage of it because of the treatment's side effects and public misperception of the procedure.

2013-07-18 23:00:28

July 19th #LabChatter hosted by ARUP Laboratories will be moderated by GenomeWeb and CLP magazine. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 WHAT: The


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.