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Study: Shorter course of radiation an option for breast cancer patients

Alison Berg  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 11:20am

A study conducted by Dr. Matthew Poppe, an associate professor of radiation oncology at the University of Utah and a physician at Huntsman Cancer Institute, examined the safety of treating women with breast cancer with a shorter course of radiation.

Oxygen therapy brings 'remarkable' turnaround for toddler who fell in pool

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 7:54pm

Eden Carlson's story might be one in a million. Doctors say the toddler, who suffered brain damage after falling into a swimming pool at 23 months old, has begun to rebuild her brain function after treatment with hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Hologram chess game from 'Star Wars' could be reality, thanks to discovery by U. team  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 5:49pm

If you’ve ever wanted to “let the Wookiee win” in a rousing game of hologram chess with Chewbacca and R2-D2, today might be your lucky day. A team at the University of Utah has discovered a way to create brighter, more realistic holograms.

Brain scans may change care for some people with memory loss

Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 4:43pm

Does it really take an expensive brain scan to diagnose Alzheimer's? Not everybody needs one but new research suggests that for a surprising number of patients whose memory problems are hard to pin down, PET scans may lead to changes in treatment.

3 ways to go green with tech

Emily Long, Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 1:45pm

When climate change and broad environmental conservation make headline news, it can feel daunting to try to make a difference. Here are three ways to live greener with tech.

Man beats odds of catching blue lobster, donates to science

Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 9:18am

A New Hampshire lobsterman has joined an elite club after catching a rare blue lobster.

Here's why your grandma should play video games too

Sage Singleton, Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 18th - 11:28am

Gaming has become a mainstream form of entertainment for today's youth. However, a recent report shows that older adults are gaming, too. And not just for the fun of it.

Hundreds flock to Sandy to talk online privacy

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 17th - 2:00pm

Hundreds flocked to the Sandy South Towne Expo Center Wednesday through Saturday for the 11th annual OpenWest conference, one of the nation's largest tech conferences promoting open-source software.

Samsung's new TV doubles as framed artwork

Jack Regan, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 17th - 9:39am

TVs are boring. Samsung wants to change that. As the name implies, the Frame is designed to look like a framed piece of art hung on your wall. Until you turn it on.

'Unique:' Lion seen nursing leopard cub in Tanzania

Christopher Torchia, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 16th - 8:03pm

Newly released photographs from a Tanzanian wildlife area show a rare sight: a leopard cub sucking on a lion.

Facebook fighting court order over law enforcement access

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 16th - 3:27pm

Facebook is fighting a court order that blocks the social media giant from letting users know when law enforcement investigators ask to search their online information, particularly their political affiliations and comments.

First professional esports event coming to Utah

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jul 16th - 7:31am

Gamers from across the globe are heading to Utah's first professional esports competition at the end of September, event organizers announced at a press conference Tuesday.

Drone discovered on top of LDS temple in Draper; raises questions of airspace rules

Devon Dewey,  |  Posted   Jul 14th - 2:29pm

A drone stuck near the top of the LDS temple in Draper has put a tiny spotlight on the intersection of drone pilots, private entities, cities and the federal government.

Insect attack! US West is battling crop-killing swarms

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 14th - 1:44pm

Farmers in the U.S. West face a creepy scourge every eight years or so: Swarms of ravenous insects that can decimate crops and cause slippery, bug-slick car crashes as they march across highways and roads.

3 internet providers offering the fastest speeds in Utah

Cosette Jarrett, Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 14th - 11:45am

Looking into gigabit internet? Check out the pros and cons that come with service from each of Utahs major 1G service providers.

Net neutrality is all over your social media, here’s why

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Jul 13th - 6:34pm

If you’ve been online at any point in the last week or so, you’ve likely heard or seen something about net neutrality. If you still have questions, read on.

Software giant Adobe to build new facility, double Utah workforce

Art Raymond  |  Posted   Jul 13th - 10:44am

Adobe Inc. will greatly expand its Utah presence with plans announced Thursday to build a new facility at the current Lehi campus and double its Beehive State workforce.

Westminster team joins coast-to-coast effort to film 'Great American Eclipse'

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted   Jul 12th - 7:00pm

When "The Great American Eclipse" happens Aug. 21, millions of visitors will flood into Wyoming, Idaho and other states where the total eclipse will be visible. Among them will be 68 teams hoping to capture the longest movie of an eclipse in history.

Forbes dubs Utah 'cloud computing’s new capital'

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Jul 12th - 5:15pm

Forbes named Utah the new “cloud computing capital” Tuesday after six Utah tech companies were named to the Forbes’ annual 2017 Cloud 100 list and three were ranked in the top 20.

Scientists say massive iceberg has broken off in Antarctica

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 12th - 10:19am

A vast iceberg with twice the volume of Lake Erie has broken off from a key floating ice shelf in Antarctica, scientists said Wednesday.