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Brain-eating amoeba kills 14-year-old star athlete

Holly Yan, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 4:44pm

The fatal brain-eating amoeba has struck once again, this time claiming the life of a 14-year-old star athlete.

4 tools that use money to motivate weight loss

Joseph Irvine, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 11:31am

Want to lose weight, exercise more and eat healthier without relying on expensive surgeries, questionable hypnosis or potentially dangerous drugs? A writer shares his experience of using technology to motivate weight loss.

As Iowa goes digital with driver's licenses, Utah weighs pros and cons

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 7:54am

What if you could store your driver's license on your smartphone instead of inside your wallet?

Bizarre Mars photos: Signs of life, or signs the Internet has lost its mind?

Ian Lee and Nick Thompson, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 5:35pm

For most of us Earthlings, the photos of Mars taken by the Curiosity rover reveal little more than a desolate red landscape inhabited mostly by rocks. But some believe the photos are signs of alien life on the planet next door.

Google to kill single most annoying thing about browsing the Web

David Goldman, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 7:04pm

You know that panicked feeling when you've got a zillion browser tabs open, and one of them starts blaring music?

5 things to know about the next iPhone

Brandon Griggs CNN  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 9:40am

It's that time of year again. The kids are back in school, the nights are getting cooler, footballs are flying through the air and Apple is readying new iPhones.

New Neuroworx Center helping more paralysis patients realize dreams

Ed Yeates  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:06pm

From one small room in a strip mall to more than 24,000 square feet, Neuroworx cut the ribbon Thursday on it's new $9-million rehab center in Sandy. For paralysis patients, the evolution is a dream come true.

Cancer cells retrained to be normal again in new study

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 1:26pm

In a major breakthrough in the battle against cancer, researchers believe they've found a way to retrain cancerous cells to die in the same way healthy cells do.

Park City company makes splash with floating speaker

Mike Stapley, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:59am

Utah tech consultants Raptor Creative Design hope to have a hit on their hands with their own product, the Optical Musical Object. In addition, they offer their clients advantages many of their larger competitors cannot.

Can your employer see everything you do on your company phone?

Jeanne Sahadi, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:01am

Using a smartphone regularly can set you back $1,000 or more a year. It's so much cheaper to just use the smartphone your employer gives you. And who wants to carry around two phones anyway?

Utah inventions: Precursor to the modern cement truck

Katrina Lynn Hawkins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 11:46am

Royal William Sims and his sons revolutionized the cement truck businesses by creating a truck that did things much more safely and efficiently. In other words, it did things the right way.

StartSLC success sparks new, week-long startup festival

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 1:01pm

A new startup festival in Provo boasts 182 events and is drawing speakers that include Gov. Gary Herbert. StartFEST is the successor to StartSLC, which attracted over 4,000 attendees in January.

Artificial kidney will save millions of lives, scientists say

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 7:48pm

End-stage renal disease affects 1.5 to 2 million people worldwide. Dialysis is only a short-term solution, and thousands of patients die while waiting on the transplant list. The artificial kidney would allow patients to live normal, healthy lives.

U. helps identify bias in job, loan application software

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 11:45am

The idea that computers can make decisions without bias since they aren't human is nice, but it doesn't always work out that way.

The man with an ear on his arm

Georgia McCafferty, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 7:11pm

It's gruesomely fascinating and strangely beautiful, but is an ear on an arm art?

2 Utah apps to help memory, cognition for kids

Devon Dewey  |  Posted  Aug 21st - 11:59am

The Ogden-based National Association for Child Development (NACD) has been helping tens of thousands of kids with learning for decades.

Spotify CEO apologizes for super-creepy new privacy policy

David Goldman and Hope King, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 21st - 10:37am

Spotify's CEO has apologized for the company's new privacy policy, which is pretty much the opposite of private.

iPhone users can try out Samsung phones for $1

David Goldman, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 21st - 10:15am

Love your iPhone? If you spend a month and a dollar, Samsung is betting it can get you hooked on a Galaxy smartphone.

'Flying' spiders glide from trees, control where they land

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Aug 20th - 7:01pm

Those who are afraid of spiders may want to avoid hearing this news. For the first time, researchers have identified a spider that can glide through the air.

Space elevator technology step closer to blast off

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Aug 20th - 2:46pm

Making your way to outer space may soon be as simple as taking an hour-long elevator ride.