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Poll: Despite attention, US knows little about LDS Church

12/26/2012 11:30am
A Mormon presidential candidate, an NBC special and a Broadway satire has given the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints international spotlight. But do people understand the church better than before? A new Pew Research Center poll says "maybe."

Scorpion venom could make cancer cells glow

12/26/2012 11:45am
New technology called Tumor Paint uses a synthetic florescent scorpion protein, allowing surgeons to differentiate cancerous tumors from healthy tissue during surgery. Clinical trials could begin next year says Heather Franklin at Blaze Bioscience.

Garbled text messages may help doctors identify stroke victims

12/26/2012 2:47pm
Jumbled text messages could be a sign of more than distraction or autocorrect. "Dystextia" could be a symptom of a stroke.

Children encouraged to be active through technology

12/26/2012 4:25pm
From video games, to computer time to time in front of the television, technology has been blamed for our increasingly sedentary lifestyle. Now a small North Carolina company is changing that by turning technology into an impetus for active play in children.

Hope for peace on Earth, good will to men this holiday season

12/26/2012 7:34pm
Like most of you, I've been extremely distraught since hearing the news of the shootings in Newtown, Conn., earlier this month. But in a moment of helplessness, I stumbled upon something that gave me hope — a place to start in making this world better.

4 ways to really strengthen your marriage

12/26/2012 8:33pm
2013 can be a great year for your relationship. Couples often make vague resolutions without really knowing why, what steps to take, or how to follow through. Here is a list of really simple, doable goals.

Utah birth rate drops for 4th year in a row

12/26/2012 10:25pm
Utah has had one of the nation's highest birth rates for quite a while, but over the last four years couples have chosen to have fewer children. One big reason for that: money, and the lack thereof.