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A TALE OF TWO WORMS : ADVANCING EPIGENETICS

Have you ever wondered how a cell knows whether it’s supposed to be skin or...

Utah's Ant Man Found A New Species In His Backyard

June 5, 2024 Above: John "Jack" Longino, in the tropics University of Utah professor Jack...

Establishing a “Wildfire Resilience Collective” Wilkes Center Hackathon, 2024

By Hannah Meier , PhD Student, School of Biological Sciences Caption: [from left to right]: Tegan Lengyel,...

SBS Student Commencement Speaker

For the 2024 University of Utah student commencement speaker Eron Powell, a love of learning...

THE BEAUTY OF MATHEMATICS

April 2, 2024 by Fred Adler After listening to an egregiously (and quite uncharacteristically) dull...

Why can zebrafish regenerate damaged heart tissue

A heart attack will leave a permanent scar on a human heart, yet other animals,...

UTAH SYMPOSIUM IN SCIENCE AND LITERATURE

March 27, 2024 Poet Claudia Rankine, physicist Brian Greene, and neuroscientist and artist Bevil Conway...

FINDING NEMO (THAT IS, NEMATODES) IN THE GSL

March 13, 2024 Brine shrimp and brine flies aren't the only animals inhabiting the Great...

Great Salt Lake Ecosystem Just Got More Interesting

March 13, 2024 Above: Post-doctoral researcher (Werner lab, School of Biological Sciences) examines nematodes recovered...

Excellence In Teaching and Mentoring Award

Sophie Caron, associate professor in the School of Biological Sciences, is the recipient of the...

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