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Teen uses bananas to make bioplastic

08/13/2014 11:55am
When Elif Bilgin was 14, she became frustrated with the plastic trash she would see in the otherwise beautiful sea near her home in Istanbul, Turkey.

'Street view' goes undersea to map reefs, wonders

08/13/2014 1:30pm
It's easy to go online and get a 360-degree, ground-level view of almost any street in the United States and throughout the world. Soon, scientists hope people will be able to do the same with coral reefs and other underwater wonders.

State crime lab scientists show off crime-solving skills

08/13/2014 6:40pm
During National Forensic Science Week, crime labs across the country — including the Utah crime lab — opened their doors to show the public what they really do.

Documentary shines light on the medically undiagnosed

08/13/2014 8:19pm
Millions of people wander the country and the world each year in search of a diagnosis for an illness or a condition that doctors have not been able to give a name to or offer treatment for. A new documentary sheds light on their plight.