News  /  Features  /  Science & Tech  / 

Most Recent

Research beefing up steaks, hamburgers with healthy omega-3s

Roxana Hegeman, AP  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 9:14am

Health-conscious consumers might be persuaded to eat more beef if it was fortified with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids naturally found in salmon and walnuts, according to researchers and some ranchers who are feeding cattle flaxseed.

Could elephants' 'superhero' cancer gene protect humans too?

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 7:02pm

Why do elephants almost never get cancer? That mystery prompted three years of research on elephant blood from Hogle Zoo and Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. The results of the study look very promising for humans.

Local filmmaker introduces 'iPhone 6 Plus Plus' in parody video

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 2:30pm

Think the new iPhone 6s Plus isn't big enough? Enter the iPhone 6 "Plus Plus."

Stephen Hawking answers questions on Reddit AMA

Hope King, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 11:45am

Stephen Hawking is a romantic.

Sexual activity outside window of ovulation increases fertility, study says

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 9:11am

Engaging in sexual activity boosts a woman's immune system, in turn increasing their chances of getting pregnant, according to a new study.

Is 'phantom data' to blame for cell phone data drain?

Torin Koos  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 7:48pm

With smartphones in hand and demand for streaming services exploding, you might be left with budget-busting cellphone bills – and don't know why. KSL Investigators uncovered a couple cell phone settings to check before an epic Netflix binge.

Life-sized cardboard Lexus hits the road (slowly)

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 7th - 11:49am

Lexus' new origami-inspired car puts all those homemade cardboard vehicles from your childhood to shame.

Why passwords won't keep you safe without MFA

Ben Hutchins, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 11:45am

Passwords provide a false sense of security. Just ask the half of American adults that were hacked in 2014. But there is a way to fight back. It's called MFA — multi-factor authentication.

Is mental 'boot camp' the answer for concussion victims?

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 10:42pm

A clinic in Provo is claiming remarkable success in treating the long-term effects of concussions. A patient whose brain was scrambled in a freak accident said the one-week mental boot camp at Cognitive FX has made a profound difference.

Thousands of unedited Apollo photos now available online

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 12:25pm

All images snapped by astronauts during NASA's Apollo missions are now available online, including candid shots of astronauts inside their spacecrafts and on the moon.

Farmer finds woolly mammoth bones in Michigan field

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 4th - 7:59pm

James Bristle and a friend were digging in his southern Michigan soybean field when they unearthed what looked like a bent fence post, caked with mud. Instead, it was part of a pelvis from an ancient woolly mammoth that lived up to 15,000 years ago.

Utah team develops alert system for school emergencies

Mike Stapley, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 4th - 8:00am

There might not be a need for 911 calls from schools during future emergencies, thanks to a Utah company.

30 percent of teens end relationships via text message

Ananya Bhattacharya, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 6:38pm

Tinder and other dating apps like to focus on how digital romances begin. But a study by Pew Research Center shows that more teen daters are using their phones to end relationships than scout for new romantic possibilities.

New TiVo DVR will skip through entire commercial break

Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 3rd - 1:04pm

TiVo wants to help you skip TV commercials.

The acronyms teens really use on social media

Kelly Wallace CNN  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 3:15pm

For the sake of this story, I'd like to invent a new acronym: IAVS, which means, "I am very sorry."

What is 'digital citizenship'? How a new Utah law will affect you

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 11:44am

Schools, parents and educators are working on implementing HB 213 all around the state. Learn what digital citizenship is and how you can become involved.

Styrofoam-eating worms might help reduce plastic waste, study finds

Jareen Imam, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 2nd - 7:09am

Plastic, long considered nonbiodegradable and one of the biggest contributors to global pollution, might have met its match: The small, brownish, squirmy mealworm.

BYU's cryogenic carbon capture could dramatically reduce pollution

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 4:49pm

A team at Brigham Young University has developed a system that could prevent harmful gases from entering the air.

New Utah app makes it easy to share high-quality videos, pictures

Devon Dewey  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 11:44am

Sharing big, high-resolution videos from your phone with family and friends can sometimes end up as a blurry, pixelated video for them. A new app from a Salt Lake City company is hoping to change that.

Facebook rolls out video profile pictures

Hope King, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 9:22am

Lights, camera, action. Get ready to get more creative with your Facebook profile picture.