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Diagnosed: Learning To Hear With A Cochlear Implant

While scrolling through your social media feed, you’ve probably seen a video of someone having their cochlear implants turned on for the first time. In these videos, infants, children and adults alike react emotionally to hearing sound through their new device for the first time.

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Phone app monitors air quality locally
Utah Department of Environmental Quality

 

 

Does your weekly weather forecast include reminders about air quality? If not, there’s an app for that. An updated version of the UtahAir App has just been released and it contains some new features that allow Utah residents to closely monitor conditions in their area. 

Sunrise on a snow covered field with icy trees, spread across the field are elk feeding.
Mark Gocke, WY Game & Fish Dept

For decades, researchers have known that the bacterial infection Brucellosis can cause deaths in cattle and bison herds in the western US. 

Fatal Accident At Mineral Mine In San Juan County

Nov 12, 2018
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Two Moab area residents are dead after an industrial accident at the Intrepid Potash mine in San Juan County on Saturday. 

Diabetes Is Impacting More Than Humans

Nov 12, 2018
Maxwell Air Force Base

More than 29 million people have diabetes according to the Center for Disease Control, but diabetes is one of the leading health concerns for cats and dogs. A change in behavior could be one of the first signs.

Background blue sky and white clouds. Middle stone bridge. Foreground two men in yellow jackets control a drone seeing in the middle.
Ascending Technologies

Like everything else, bridges are prone to wear and tear, often from environmental elements and constant use. New research out of Utah State University says the use of drones could help identify cracks, and ultimately extend the life of bridges.

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Bohemian Rhapsody is a half musical half biographical film about the rock band Queen and its rise to fame in the 1970s and 80s with particular attention on the life of the band’s lead singer Freddy Mercury. Born as Farrokh Bulsara to traditional parents from India who immigrated to London, Freddie Mercury’s story as a bold, risk-taking visionary is one that will inspire and fascinate audiences, despite this film smoothing over many rough edges of the band’s life.

Western Forest Grouse on Wild About Utah

Nov 9, 2018
Skyler Farnsworth

In the early winter, when most wildlife are migrating down the mountains, dusky grouse are heading up. The grouse rely on the evergreen needles for their sole food source during winter. 

Utah State University

Paul Rogers is racing to save a one-tree forest. Lisa Berreau is trying to prove that carbon monoxide can be good for us. Like we do every week, we'll try to draw connections between these two very different areas of work. 

WWI Era Utah: Forgotten Costs And Hidden Histories

Nov 8, 2018
Utah State University

As winds of World War One raged through Europe, Utah began to feel its chill.  Adjunct Professor at Utah State University, Emily Wheeler shares the following pieces of her research into some forgotten costs and gems of World War One era Utah.   

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To individuals living along the Wasatch Front and in the Uinta Basin, inversions are not a new phenomena. However, studies have shown that industries can dramatically affect what is trapped in an inversion.

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced that effective Tuesday morning it will close four vehicle lanes at the Southern border with Mexico at Tijuana to prepare for the migrants working their way north to the United States.

The travelers have said they plan to ask for asylum.

Three northbound lanes will be closed at San Ysidro and another lane at Otay Mesa will also be closed to install "port hardening infrastructure equipment," the agency said in a statement.

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