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Apple now accepting your banged-up iPhone

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 3:29pm

Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade.

370 mph 'bullet' fueled by batteries

Henry Young for CNN  |  Posted  Feb 6th - 11:15am

Speed freaks have been flocking to Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats for more than a century.

Importance of storytelling captured in RootsTech general session

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 7:22pm

Three engaging storytellers addressed RootsTech attendees Friday as they told their touching success stories.

4 innovative companies win thousands of dollars at RootsTech

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 3:52pm

Monetary awards adding up to $100,000 were on the line for six innovative competitors at this year's RootsTech conference.

9 Utah companies offering amazing ski day benefits

Cosette Jarrett, Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 5th - 11:30am

If you live and work in Utah, chances are you know the pain of clocking in to work on a prime ski day. Fortunately, the tech sphere is full of awesome ski perks. Check out these nine Utah companies that are leading the way in employee ski benefits.

Should scientists be allowed to change DNA to prevent genetic disease?

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Feb 3rd - 8:08pm

A major bioethics panel, charged by the Food and Drug Administration with weighing the ethics of a DNA manipulation technique that would create so-called "three-person babies," has released its recommendations.

3 new tech devices to keep family safe, healthy

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Feb 3rd - 7:01pm

A list that includes a sock that monitor's a baby's breathing, a hub that helps senior citizens live on their own and a lightbulb that doubles as a security camera.

Genetic tests at RootsTech predict if people will have cancer

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Feb 3rd - 3:53pm

Alabama-based company Kailos Genetics is attending RootsTech and can help educate participants about the future of their health based on their family's past.

Dutch cops train eagles to hunt drones

Juliet Perry CNN  |  Posted  Feb 2nd - 9:42pm

As authorities scramble for effective and advanced ways to counter the increasing number of rogue drones buzzing around our skies, Dutch National Police have come up with something a little more unusual: the mighty eagle.

Dead or alive? Infrared cameras reveal health of beehives during winter

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Feb 2nd - 7:22pm

Beekeepers are getting assistance from technology to determine the health of their hives during winter.

EasyJet unveils plan for 'hybrid' planes using hydrogen fuel cells

Daisy Carrington for CNN  |  Posted  Feb 2nd - 10:06am

On Tuesday easyJet announced plans to trial the use of hydrogen fuel cells on their planes.

Britain approves controversial gene-editing experiments on human embryos

Maria Cheng, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 1st - 8:08pm

In a landmark decision that some ethicists warned is a step down the path toward "designer babies," Britain gave scientists approval Monday to conduct gene-editing experiments on human embryos.

Physicist fires underwater gun at himself for science

Devon Dewey  |  Posted  Jan 28th - 8:09pm

Andreas Wahl was willing to put his life on the line in the name of science. He trusted in the power of physics so much that he willingly fired a loaded gun at himself — underwater.

BB-8 and 5 other fun tech toys for people of all ages

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jan 27th - 12:31pm

Meet a mini BB-8 that obeys your command, a robot dinosaur that follows you around and drones that play laser tag.

Doomsday Clock stays at three minutes to midnight

Todd Leopold CNN  |  Posted  Jan 26th - 8:52pm

The Doomsday Clock stands unchanged at three minutes to midnight.

4 ways TV has changed in the past 90 years

Sean Stoker, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 26th - 4:13pm

90 years ago Tuesday, inventor John Baird presented the first mechanical television to the Royal Institution. Here's a look at how television has changed since then.

Video: Actress transformed into 'Star Wars' character using Disney tech

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Jan 26th - 2:13pm

A new video explaining a bit of movie magic featured in box office blockblaster "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" shows Academy Award-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o being transformed into a character featured in that galaxy far, far away.

What it's really like to work for an engineering startup in Utah

Mabel Wheeler, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 26th - 11:45am

An inside look at Sustainable Energy Solutions, a small engineering startup with a big potential to curb climate change.

Brain tethers may target early damage from concussions

Ed Yeates  |  Posted  Jan 25th - 6:51pm

While the science of projecting what will happen in a concussion is still in its infancy, a University of Utah researcher believes an often overlooked structure in the brain may hold the key to a better and earlier diagnosis.

Leaked image of the new mini iPhone 5SE appears

David Goldman, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 25th - 12:41pm

Rumors about a smaller, four-inch "iPhone 5SE" have been swirling around for months. We might have just gotten the first hard evidence that Apple is really planning a new, mini iPhone.