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This 'bee' drone is a robotic flower pollinator

Parija Kavilanz, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 9:18pm

In our food chain, honeybees are tasked with a vital function: pollination.

World's smallest heart pump saves Utah grandmother after devastating heart attack

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 8:11pm

A West Valley City grandmother was in the right place at the right time when disaster struck. She was in the hospital when her heart gave out and doctors used a new heart pump to save her.

Nonprofit seeking to cure blindness up for $100M grant

Wilson Ring, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 20th - 10:32am

A nonprofit group co-founded by a University of Utah professor working to cure blindness in Nepal and other developing countries is one of eight semifinalists for a $100 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

SpaceX launches rocket from NASA's historic moon pad

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 19th - 6:55pm

A SpaceX rocket soared from NASA's long-idled moonshot pad Sunday, sending up space station supplies from the exact spot where astronauts embarked on the lunar landings nearly a half-century ago.

2 Utahns help startups raise over $107M through crowdfunding efforts

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted  Feb 17th - 1:37pm

Zach Smith and Thomas Alvord have helped startups across the country leverage the power of the internet to raise over $107 million through crowdfunding campaigns.

5 unique ways to use an indoor camera

Jonathan Deesing, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 16th - 8:34pm

Home security cameras not only keep your home safe and secure, but can also improve your life in other ways — from checking in on your pets to keeping an eye on what you eat!

How Vizio snooped on its customers and how to stop it

Sloan Schrage  |  Posted  Feb 15th - 8:55pm

The FTC ordered TV maker Vizio to pay up $2.2 million in fines. It is accused of watching customers without telling them. Here's what was going on, and how to stop it in your home.

How a Utah mine became the lone North American tungsten producer

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Feb 15th - 7:01pm

With its usefulness in a plethora of fields, there are plenty of needs for tungsten. However, much of the material is mined outside of North America. That is, however, aside from one mine in Tooele County.

4 tips for online dating later in life

Sage Singleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 15th - 12:33pm

Online dating is a growing trend — especially for seniors. From websites to smart phone apps, you can find love and companionship using technology.

Provo-based Vivint recognized as one of the most innovative companies in the world

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted  Feb 14th - 1:09pm

Provo-based smart home company Vivint recently ranked No. 22 on Fast Company’s annual list of the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies of 2017, joining industry giants Amazon, Google, Uber, Apple and Facebook.

Verizon's new plan: Consumers win, investors lose

Paul R. La Monica, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 11:45am

Verizon has brought back its unlimited data plan. That's great if you're a Verizon customer. But it is terrible news for its investors.

Apple CEO Tim Cook calls for "massive campaign" against fake news

Brian Stelter, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 7:31pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook wants the tech industry to take action against "fake news" stories that are polluting the web.

New Google Chromebooks cross laptops and tablets

Anick Jesdanun,, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 10th - 11:45am

Samsung is releasing two new "premium" Google Chromebooks that offer hardware and software improvements not available on most standard models. They borrow many features from Samsung's tablets, including a touch screen, a stylus and an Android app store to extend the app offerings.

Friday night lights: Eclipse, full moon, comet team up to put on a show

Doug Criss, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 9:20pm

An eclipse, full moon and comet will all be part of a celestial show that will take place Friday night.

Property Brothers talk Scottish heritage, bagpipes at Roots Tech 2017

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 4:23pm

Twins Jonathan and Drew Scott are known for transforming dilapidated houses into picturesque dream homes on their hit TV show “Property Brothers,” but they shared their passion for family history with the crowd at this year's Roots Tech conference.

BYU professors, students work to fight world hunger with unique grain

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 2:14pm

A group of BYU students and professors published a study Wednesday that successfully sequenced the genome of quinoa, a grain that experts believe will help feed the world’s growing population.

Twitter broadens its campaign against hate and abuse

Barbara Ortutay and Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 2:54pm

Twitter announced Tuesday that it is expanding efforts to protect its users from abuse and harassment, the latest milestone in a broader, growing corporate campaign to crack down on online hate.

Plans back on for fantasy-theme park in Pleasant Grove

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 9:01pm

The Evermore Park project seemed to stall for the past couple of years, but construction is set to begin later this week on what the founder believes will become a big attraction for Utah.

Facebook, Google to help fight fake news ahead of French elections

Ivana Kottasova, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 11:45am

Google and Facebook are partnering with journalists to help prevent fake news stories from spreading during France's presidential election.

Inside the quirky world of Snapchat

Alanna Petroff, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 3rd - 11:45am

The world inside Snapchat is even quirkier than you'd expect.