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In 'Science': USU Biochemist and Colleagues Imagine World Beyond Fossil Fuel

In 'Science': USU Biochemist and Colleagues Imagine World Beyond Fossil Fuel

05/29/2018

Freeways choked with traffic, supermarkets laden with fertilizer-grown stock from distance fields and virtually everything we touch derived from petroleum-based plastics. It’s hard to imagine life beyond our fossil-fueled world. Black gold has brought us

USU Geologist Receives International, Early Career Research Honor

USU Geologist Receives International, Early Career Research Honor

04/25/2018

Utah State University geologist Alexis Ault is one of two inaugural recipients of the Charles and Nancy Naeser Prize in Thermochronology awarded by the International Standing Committee for Thermochronology. The newly established...

<a href="http://www.usu.edu/today/index.cfm?id=57509">USU Epidemiologist Aiding Fight Against Deadly Parasitic Disease</a>

USU Epidemiologist Aiding Fight Against Deadly Parasitic Disease

03/21/2018

Visceral leishmaniasis, a deadly parasitic disease also known as “Kala-azar,” “Black Fever” and “Dumdum Fever,” is transmitted to humans by sandflies.

In 'Science': USU Biochemist and Colleagues Imagine World Beyond Fossil Fuel

In 'Science': USU Biochemist and Colleagues Imagine World Beyond Fossil Fuel

05/29/2018

Freeways choked with traffic, supermarkets laden with fertilizer-grown stock from distance fields and virtually everything we touch derived from petroleum-based plastics. It’s hard to imagine life beyond our fossil-fueled world. Black gold has brought us

USU Geologist Receives International, Early Career Research Honor

USU Geologist Receives International, Early Career Research Honor

04/25/2018

Utah State University geologist Alexis Ault is one of two inaugural recipients of the Charles and Nancy Naeser Prize in Thermochronology awarded by the International Standing Committee for Thermochronology. The newly established...

<a href="http://www.usu.edu/today/index.cfm?id=57509">USU Epidemiologist Aiding Fight Against Deadly Parasitic Disease</a>

USU Epidemiologist Aiding Fight Against Deadly Parasitic Disease

03/21/2018

Visceral leishmaniasis, a deadly parasitic disease also known as “Kala-azar,” “Black Fever” and “Dumdum Fever,” is transmitted to humans by sandflies.

<a href="http://www.usu.edu/today/index.cfm?id=57489">Burning Coal Likely Caused Earth's 'Great Dying' says USU Geologist</a>

Burning Coal Likely Caused Earth's 'Great Dying' says USU Geologist

03/15/2018

New research findings posted March 7, 2018, by Utah State University geologist Benjamin Burger on the EarthArXiv Preprints website, are generating worldwide media interest about what caused the Earth’s deadliest mass extinction...

<a href="http://www.usu.edu/today/index.cfm?id=57468">Two Better Than One: USU Chemists Advance Sustainable Battery Technology</a>

Two Better Than One: USU Chemists Advance Sustainable Battery Technology

03/09/2018

Utah State University chemists’ efforts to develop alternative battery technology solutions are advancing and recent findings are highlighted in a renowned, international chemistry journal.

<a href="http://www.usu.edu/today/?id=57438">Are Physicians Prepared to Address Domestic Violence, asks USU Undergrad</a>

Are Physicians Prepared to Address Domestic Violence, asks USU Undergrad

02/26/2018

According to the CDC’s National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, more than 1 in 3 women, and more than 1 in 4 men, in the United States experience rape, physical violence or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime.

<a href="https://www.usu.edu/today/index.cfm?id=57430">Playing Both Ends: Amphibian Adapted to Varied Pressures says USU Biologist</a>

Playing Both Ends: Amphibian Adapted to Varied Pressures says USU Biologist

02/23/2018

Caecilians are serpent-like creatures, but they’re not snakes or giant worms. The limbless amphibians, related to frogs and salamanders, favor tropical climates of Africa, Asia and the Americas. Most live in burrows of their own making; some are...

<a href="http://www.usu.edu/today/index.cfm?id=57410">USU Undergrad Probes Why Athletes Report, or Don't Report, Concussions</a>

USU Undergrad Probes Why Athletes Report, or Don't Report, Concussions

02/20/2018

More than 460,000 student-athletes compete in 24 different sports at National Collegiate Athletic Association member institutions each year. Many of these athletes will suffer concussions, which can be particularly worrisome because of possible long-term

<a href="http://www.usu.edu/today/index.cfm?id=57386">Targeting Disease: USU Undergrads Explore Emerging 'CRISPR' Technology</a>

Targeting Disease: USU Undergrads Explore Emerging 'CRISPR' Technology

02/12/2018

Mention emerging CRISPR (pronounced “crisper”) technology and many people think of “designer babies.” “When people hear ‘CRISPR,’ they think of a tool for editing DNA,” says Utah State University biochemist Ryan Jackson. “It’s actually

<a href="http://www.usu.edu/today/index.cfm?id=57383">USU Brigham City Scholar Fosters Undergraduate Research on Regional Campus</a>

USU Brigham City Scholar Fosters Undergraduate Research on Regional Campus

02/09/2018

Utah State University scholar Mikayla Austin remembers how it felt to return to college after a few years absence. “I felt a bit intimidated,” says the self-described non-traditional student, who resumed studies at USU’s Brigham City campus, after her e

<a href="http://www.usu.edu/today/index.cfm?id=57371">Sticky Problem: USU Undergrad Researcher Investigates Honey Bee Decline</a>

Sticky Problem: USU Undergrad Researcher Investigates Honey Bee Decline

02/06/2018

Modern chemical ingredients known as “adjuvants” make cosmetics, cleaning solutions and paints, as well as pesticides, glide on with ease in cost-effective application. But one type of these, potent organosilicone surfactants, may spell trouble for...

<a href="http://www.usu.edu/today/index.cfm?id=57370">Falling for Science: USU Undergrad Researcher Explores Neuroscience</a>

Falling for Science: USU Undergrad Researcher Explores Neuroscience

02/06/2018

The split-second into a stumble and fall is filled with shocking terror, with a blink of time to react. The instant dread is warranted, as accidental tumbles send millions of Americans to emergency rooms each year. The problem is especially serious for th...