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Aqua-Yield Joins Nano Institute – Eyes Product Expansion

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This university/corporate partnership is located at the university’s Nano Institute, which is overseen by co-director Dr.Hamid Ghandehari. (Aqua-Yield) (AGPRO) Five years after introducing its crop fertility products with nanotechnology, Aqua-Yield is eyeing further product development while expanding its footprint. “Today, 75% of our revenue comes from our ag products, and the balance is from the […]

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Under Pressure: Researchers Search for New Glaucoma Treatments

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Barbara Van Asdlan has led an adventurous life. Using quick, active hand gestures, she explains her history as a nurse at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany. Her time in Europe sparked her love of travel and learning about new cultures and communities. Today in her mid-70s, Barbara has not slowed down, but a diagnosis of […]

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Reuters Top 100: The World’s Most Innovative Universities of 2018

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(Reuters) – For the fourth year running, Stanford University tops Reuters’ ranking of the World’s Most Innovative Universities, a list that identifies and ranks the educational institutions doing the most to advance science, invent new technologies and power new markets and industries. Recent Stanford research highlights include several developments in the field of artificial intelligence, including […]

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How Advanced Prosthetics Turned This Man Into an ‘Emerging Cyborg’

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Alec McMorris is an amputee testing out advanced prosthesis with Dr. Tommaso Lenzi at the University of Utah’s Bionic Engineering Lab. We stopped by to see how the trial is going. By S.C. Stuart October 4, 2018 8:00AM EST   On a recent visit to Salt Lake City, I had a flashback of watching Six Million Dollar Man reruns. […]

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Clifton Taulbert at Fulbright 2018

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Clifton L. Taulbert was born in the small town of Glen Allan, Mississippi, during the era of legal segregation, where barriers to success seemed endless. Selfless mentors in the community instilled in him a sense of gumption, or what we’d now call entrepreneurial spirit — the idea that hard work, big dreams and tenacity would […]

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Pepper Hamilton and University of Utah Partner To Help Innovators Commercialize New Technologies

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Pepper Hamilton LLP is pleased to announce its partnership with the Center for Technology and Venture Commercialization (TVC) at the University of Utah. TVC is dedicated to commercializing new technologies and inventions from discoveries made and developed at the university. Pepper Hamilton has collaborated with TVC, through its STARTUP 360TM program, which works with innovators […]

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U Selected By Schmidt Futures To Participate In Ideas Challenge Initiative

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President Ruth V. Watkins announced Tuesday the University of Utah has been selected by Schmidt Futures to solicit and develop ideas for ensuring a vibrant middle class in America. The university, along with other Alliance partners, will seek policy and technology ideas from individuals or groups throughout Utah that have the potential to increase net […]

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Recursion Pharmaceuticals Receives Grant by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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The grant, awarded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, represents a collaborative effort between Recursion and the Winzeler Lab at UC San Diego School of Medicine to accelerate the discovery of drugs to treat malaria, and sets the stage for Recursion to further broaden its drug discovery platform into infectious disease. SALT LAKE CITY, […]

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Artificial Heart: Most Famous Invention from Utah

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Reader’s Digest has published the Most Famous Inventions from Every State. Interesting enough, the artificial heart was named Utah’s most famous invention. Several inventors—including Paul Winchell, who also voiced Tigger of Winnie the Pooh—had created artificial hearts before, but early versions were temporary, some only lasting a few days. In 1982, though, Robert Jarvik, MD, […]

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Utah Most Entrepreneurial State, Amazon Reveals

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Amazon Reveals Top 10 Most Entrepreneurial States: Utah Takes the Top Spot with California, New York, Colorado and New Jersey in the Top 5 Study ranks states based on the number of small and medium-sized businesses per capita that use Amazon to grow their businesses and reach millions of customers around the world Half of […]

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