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Colored lobster rope could be safer for whales

03/01/2014 9:00am
Preventing endangered northern right whales from becoming entangled in lobster gear could be as simple as changing the color of rope, a whale researcher says.

FDA considering '3-parent babies'

03/01/2014 3:19pm
A promising way to stop a deadly disease, or an uncomfortable step toward what one leading ethicist called eugenics? U.S. health officials are weighing whether to approve trials of a pioneering in vitro fertilization technique using DNA from three people in an attempt to prevent illnesses.

Rare disease patients urged to aid research, 'become experts' in own conditions

03/01/2014 9:12pm
Physicians and families shared common experiences and called for continued research at Utah's first Rare Disease Day event at the State Capitol.