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Scientists hope new shark cam gives insight to deep dives

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 8:59pm

Researchers are developing a one-of-a-kind camera to mount on great white sharks in an effort to discover why the fish travel each year to a spot in the Pacific Ocean nicknamed the "White Shark Cafe."

Dangerous chemicals hiding in everyday products

Nadia Kounang, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 8:32pm

It was long believed that you could acquire "better living through chemistry." But that may really not be the case. In a landmark alliance, known as Project TENDR, leaders of various disciplines have come together in a consensus statement to say that many of the chemicals found in everyday products can result in neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism and attention-deficit disorders.

12 things you didn't know you could do on Snapchat

Hope King, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 1st - 11:30am

Summer's second long weekend is here, which means your Snapchat activity might increase over the next few days.

Journey to Jupiter: NASA spacecraft nears planet rendezvous

Alicia Chang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 7:01pm

Jupiter takes center stage with the arrival next week of a NASA spacecraft built to peek through its thick, swirling clouds and map the planet from the inside out.

Google has 'smart crib' in the works

Hope King, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 30th - 2:33pm

Google wants to cram as many baby monitoring devices as possible into a single crib. A patent published on Thursday showed the company's plans for a smart crib.

Asteroids could threaten Earth, scientists say

Jareen Imam CNN  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 7:22pm

The threat of deadly asteroids hitting our planet is real, according to Asteroid Day, an organization hoping to stop a future catastrophe.

Have You Seen This? The tech behind Snapchat’s fun filters

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 1:19pm

Vox recently took to YouTube to explain how the technology works, and it’s fascinating.

Amazon offers inexpensive smartphones with a catch

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jun 29th - 11:30am

With new smartphones costing hundreds of dollars, what would you be willing to give up to get a phone with similar features for a fraction of the cost?

Science groups to Congress: Climate change is real threat

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 7:58pm

Thirty-one of the country's top science organizations are telling Congress that global warming is a real problem and something needs to be done about it.

Largest landslide in the world rocked ancient Utah, researchers say

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 7:32pm

Imagine a landslide involving a sheet of rock about 1 mile thick and larger than the state of Rhode Island traveling across the landscape at speeds up to 200 mph. As mind-boggling as that sounds, scientists now believe it actually happened in Utah.

Orbital ATK, NASA complete final test of Mars solid rocket booster with a boom

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 4:21pm

Orbital ATK and NASA completed the final test for the QM-2, the last full-scale ground test of the solid rocket booster motor. It was the last test before the NASA Space Launch System’s first unmanned test flight in two years.

Google Earth just got way better

Hope King, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 11:45am

Google Earth just got a huge upgrade.

Florida's coral reef system in rapid decay, scientists say

Boris Sanchez, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 9:39pm

The most terrifying thing lurking under the waters of the Atlantic Ocean may not come with razor sharp teeth.

Go underwater, explore with new virtual reality games

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 1:01pm

Virtual reality games are increasing and improving, providing a unique immersive experience.

This tiny robot is a real-life Wall-E

Heather Kelly, CNN  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 10:00am

For a small guy, he has a big temper.

Twin sisters build robotic prosthetic arm for national competition

Ashley Stilson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 11:44am

Twin 14-year-old sisters built a robotic prosthetic arm for the national Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement competition held at Weber State University this week. Jasmine and Karina Rubalcava built the prosthetic using light sensors.

Park City headphone company Skullcandy purchased for $177M

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 8:59pm

Skullcandy, a Utah-based audio and gaming company, is merging with another commodity company, the two companies jointly announced Friday.

Skeletons, coins found in dig of ancient Pompeii shop

Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 7:02pm

Italian and French archaeologists have discovered four skeletons and gold coins in the ruins of an ancient shop on the outskirts of Pompeii, officials said Friday.

Can Google Glass help autistic children read faces?

Terence Chea, AP  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 11:45am

Like many autistic children, Julian Brown has trouble reading emotions in people's faces, one of the biggest challenges for people with the neurological disorder.

Mysterious 'zombie bee' scourge reaches southern US

Ben Finley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 23rd - 9:05pm

The mysterious "zombie bee" parasite that kills honeybees has reached the southern United States after scientists confirmed a case in Virginia about an hour outside Roanoke, researchers announced this week.