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Students learn with flight simulator, hands-on experiements at STEM Fest

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 11:15am

Jonathan, along with over 18,000 other middle and high school students, participated in the three-day event that started Feb. 2.

How and when will we get to a Zika vaccine?

Jen Christensen, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 9th - 10:01am

President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $1.8 billion in emergency funding that would in part fund an expedited effort to develop a Zika vaccine, but even with presidential power and funding, a vaccine could still be awhile.

An icky new hero: Roach-like robots may help in disasters

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 8:08pm

When buildings collapse in future disasters, the hero helping rescue trapped people may be a robotic cockroach.

Local mom creates medical tracking app after son's miraculous heart transplant

Clint Betts, Contributor  |  Posted  Feb 8th - 11:29am

When Tammy Bowers was told her son, Landen, wouldn't live to see his first birthday, she didn't give up hope.

Pluto has 'floating hills,' NASA says

Jareen Imam, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 7th - 10:54am

Pluto's icy wonderland keeps mystifying scientists.

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.