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The search for ET has been going on for years. So what do we know so far?

Jonti Horner, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 9:02am

The search for extraterrestrial intelligence elsewhere in the universe has leaped to prominence once again, with the announcement of the Breakthrough Listen initiative.

Google could let you record, share and replay your memories

Ananya Bhattacharya, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 8:03am

Dear Diary, no one needs you anymore.

NASA finds 'Earth's bigger, older cousin'

Michael Pearson CNN  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 1:13pm

NASA said Thursday that its Kepler spacecraft has spotted "Earth's bigger, older cousin": the first nearly Earth-size planet to be found in the habitable zone of a star similar to our own.

Hackable Chryslers need a software update

Jose Pagliery, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 10:40pm

Welcome to a future where cars -- like computers -- need urgent software updates.

Ancestry.com teams up with Google's Calico to research human lifespan

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 7:55pm

Data from a local genealogy company could help researchers understand the role genetics play in the human lifespan.

Utah inventions: Brothers with over 100 patents

Anne Hinton Pratt, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 11:36am

Growing up with brothers that became scientific geniuses was quite an education. I had six brothers; three of them were very gifted in the sciences.

Smithsonian tries Kickstarter to save Armstrong's spacesuit

Eli Watkins, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 21st - 11:45am

Spacesuits can make it to the moon and back, but apparently, decades of storage on Earth can take their toll.

Dippy the Diplodocus up for 'adoption': Could you find a home for a dinosaur?

Bryony Jones, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 21st - 11:06am

Do you have a bit of space to spare? Is it big enough to house a truly vast visitor? If so, you could be in with a chance of bagging yourself a really big roommate.

A day with Apple Pay: testing the 'wallet of the future'

Debbie Dujanovic  |  Posted  Jul 20th - 10:29pm

It's called the wallet of the future, and you may be in the dark about how it works. More and more retailers allow you to pay at the register with a tap of your smartphone. KSL Investigator Debbie Dujanovic put it to the test.

5 ways to advocate for women in STEM

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 20th - 11:45am

Barriers to women's graduation and workforce retention rates are complicated and varied. What discourages women is often cultural and intangible. Here are some ways to help overcome those barriers and advocate for women in STEM.

New app helps owners find their missing pets

Maggie Lohmiller, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 18th - 7:28pm

Anyone who has lost a pet knows that gut-wrenching worry when they realize their dog is loose. A new smartphone app is using cutting edge technology to help to quickly spread the word.

How do screams scare us?

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 17th - 8:31pm

Whose screams rise the hairs on the back of your neck: Janet Leigh or Jamie Lee Curtis? A new study says one thing's for sure: the vocalizations of all these scream queens scare us because they target a special acoustic "sweet spot" in our brain.

Provo tech camp teaches young girls to code

Cassidy Hansen  |  Posted  Jul 17th - 8:11pm

As an effort to increase STEM learning and to promote science and technology career paths for women, InsideSales.com conducted its first ever Coding Camp for employees' daughters ages 7 to 14.

China discovers winged, feathered 'dragon' dinosaur

Ivan Watson and Shen Lu, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 17th - 11:46am

Around 125 million years ago, a mule-sized dinosaur with a long tail and short, resplendently-feathered wings roamed a corner of what is now northeastern China.

Utah teen starts drone company, wins fellowship and $100K in funding

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jul 16th - 11:45am

Out of thousands of applicants, a Utah teenager with his own drone company recently won a spot in the 2015 class of Thiel Fellows.

Newly discovered Jupiter twin hints at new solar system similar to Earth's

Ben Brumfield, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 16th - 10:32am

While scouring our corner of the galaxy for planets similar to Earth, some scientists have gotten pretty picky. Along with being able to support life, they believe the ideal habitable exoplanet should reside in a solar system that mirrors ours.

Utah inventions: The 'Roadometer,' an early odometer for pioneers

Ryan Curtis, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 15th - 11:45am

Mormon pioneer William Clayton grew increasingly tired of measuring the distance the Saints traveled each day. So, he came up with a solution: The Roadometer.

Smartphone app can help detect depression in user, study suggests

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Jul 15th - 10:39am

While you may be able to keep a smile on your face in front of family, friends and peers, you may not be able to hide depression from your smartphone.

Pluto up close: Spacecraft achieves flyby, then calls home

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 14th - 10:20pm

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft got humanity's first up-close look at Pluto on Tuesday, sending word of its triumph across 3 billion miles to scientists waiting breathlessly back home.

Stunning images show Venus' journey across sun

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jul 14th - 11:59am

The planet Venus' transit between Earth and the sun only occurs twice in a lifetime. A new study analyzing the most recent transit was recently published in Nature Communications.