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Coming soon to Twitter: More room to tweet

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 24th - 10:01am

Twitter is making some big changes, at least in the context of 140 characters or less.

Scientists use facial scans to discover 5 genes that impact nose shape

Devon Dewey  |  Posted  May 23rd - 9:26pm

Scientists have discovered five genes that impact nose shape in a study that involved scans of facial features of more than 6,000 Latin American volunteers.

14 cybersecurity terms you need to know

Sarah Brown. KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 23rd - 12:49pm

Cybersecurity has become an important topic for everyone. With people and companies being hacked on a daily basis it is important to know what you're up against. Here are 14 important cyber security terms to help you better understand the risks.

Mars and Earth are getting closer

Amanda Barnett, CNN  |  Posted  May 23rd - 10:44am

It's a great time to get a close-up look at Mars, even if you don't have a telescope.

UN alarmed by 12th straight global monthly heat record

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 20th - 8:09pm

The United Nations has expressed alarm after scientists recorded the 12th straight global monthly heat record in a row.

Study: Mom's voice works like a charm on your brain

Doug Criss, CNN  |  Posted  May 20th - 7:41pm

Less than 1 second: That's how long it takes children to recognize their mother's voice. And that voice lights a child's brain up like a Christmas tree.

Are solar-powered airplanes the future?

Brooke Nally, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 20th - 12:07pm

The scientific wonder has made headlines all over the world as an environmentally friendly technological advancement to air travel. But are solar planes really the future of flying?

Human flypaper could protect pedestrians from Google’s self-driving cars

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 19th - 11:45am

To prevent pedestrians from getting injured by its self-driving cars, Google has filed a patent for a creative fix: a super sticky layer that covers the front end of a vehicle.

Nokia mobile phones are coming back

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 19th - 7:20am

The Nokia mobile phone is coming back.

Google takes on Echo and Siri with 'Home' and an assistant

Heather Kelly, CNN  |  Posted  May 18th - 9:58pm

Google is taking on Amazon with its own Echo competitor, the Google Home.

The rise of digital abuse and its target on teenagers

Candace Johnson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 18th - 8:14pm

Recognizing the signs of digital abuse can be difficult. Help your teen learn about and protect themselves from the newest form of abuse.

New horned dinosaur species discovered in Montana by amateur

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 18th - 7:31pm

A novice fossil collector's lucky find in a remote Montana badlands more than a decade ago has turned out to be a new kind of spectacularly-horned dinosaur, researchers announced Wednesday.

Tesla releases update to its auto-park software after Utah crash

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 18th - 7:03pm

A week after a Utah man claimed his Tesla Model S started on its own and crashed into a trailer, the automobile company released an update to its Summon auto-park software.

How SLC is tackling the issue of ‘digital inclusion'

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 18th - 12:15pm

What is digital inclusion? Salt Lake City and other organizations in Utah are working to address the "digital divide."

5 cyber security mistakes that might make you vulnerable to hackers

Cosette Jarrett, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 17th - 11:57am

Even some of the most tech-savvy internet users create cyber security risks without knowing it. To help avoid online attacks, we created a list of some of the top cyber security mistakes internet users are making in 2016.

Israeli divers uncover trove of shipwrecked Roman treasure

Daniela Berretta and Ami Bentov, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 16th - 8:38pm

A chance discovery by two divers uncovered Israel's biggest find of underwater Roman-era artifacts in three decades, archaeologists said Monday as the priceless objects were showcased for the first time.

Apple's latest innovation ... a big stake for Berkshire

Josh Funk, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 16th - 3:10pm

Investors might question Warren Buffett's long-standing aversion to tech stocks after his Berkshire Hathaway bought 9.8 million shares of Apple.

15 most fuel-efficient new cars of 2016

Wade Bruffey, Graphiq  |  Posted  May 16th - 11:18am

If you’re interested in saving money and reducing your carbon footprint, take a look at the 15 most fuel-efficient new cars of 2016.

Will robot cars drive traffic congestion off a cliff?

Joan Lowy, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 15th - 11:00am

Self-driving cars are expected to usher in a new era of mobility, safety and convenience. The problem, say transportation researchers, is that people will use them too much.

Kaysville man making a business out of 'bee condos'

Peter Rosen  |  Posted  May 14th - 1:20pm

It was a little blue bee that turned Kimball Clark into a "bee nerd," and a background in entomology and graphic design that sparked his bright idea: bee condos.