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Ana Clara Bobadilla is a behavioral neuroscientist who discovered how a molecule may be able to help public health workers help people experiencing cocaine addiction. Rachael Kaspar is an evolutionary biologist who studies how bees work together to cool their hives. Together, we'll talk about bees and rats, and what we can learn about ourselves from both.

Utah and Baja California, Mexico sign energy export trade agreement

The Utah Governor’s Office of Energy Development and the Baja, California Ministry of Economic Development in Mexico signed an agreement to promote collaboration in advancing infrastructure, technology and global market access for Utah’s energy resources. The agreement comes at a time when national trade agreements are being finalized between the U.S. and Mexico.

Utah Governor Gary Herbert says he will vote against a marijuana proposition

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says he wants lawmakers to take action on medical marijuana regardless of whether a November ballot initiative to legalize it passes.

A fire burning on the Cache/Weber county lines has forced the closure of Pineview Reservoir and the evacuation of Powder Mountain Resort. The Avon Fire began Thursday and has burned 2,000 acres.

USU Food Science Students Create Recipe For Success

Aug 31, 2018
Vidita Deshpande

Earning a top spot in a national food science competition takes more than proving yourself as a chef, according to Vidita Deshpande, a Ph.D. candidate studying food science at Utah State University. She said perfecting the chemistry in food is what takes the cake in competitions by professional organizations like the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT).

Incredible Hummingbirds on Wild About Utah

Aug 31, 2018
Ron Hellstern

Having witnessed people in poverty, as well as starving animals, I can never condone the fascination some Americans have with Hot Dog Eating Contests.  Yet humans are poor competitors when compared to some members of the animal kingdom.

Cookie Crumbles: The Most Common Cookie Pitfalls

Aug 31, 2018

I can’t make chocolate chip cookies. Well, I can make them. People just don’t want to eat them afterward. No matter the method, ingredients or elevation, my cookies always seem to turn out too … something.

'Puzzle' Review

Aug 31, 2018

When an ordinary, underappreciated housewife in working-class Connecticut receives a jigsaw puzzle as a birthday gift, she realizes she has a talent for completing them. While a thousand piece puzzle might take you or me days to complete, this woman can finish one in only a couple of hours. After discovering this strange unexpected gift, the shy housewife slowly ventures outside her sheltered domestic world, partners with a fellow puzzle enthusiast, and starts practicing for a national jigsaw puzzle competition., inkknife_2000


One environmental group is concerned stakeholders from outside Emery County did not get enough input during discussions about a federal bill to manage the county’s public lands. The legislation would impact the San Rafael Swell, Desolation Canyon and Labyrinth Canyon region.

Chris Holmes

A new school of business has opened in Cedar City. Southern Utah University Dixie L. Leavitt School of Business was a $20 million project.  $5 million was donated by the Dixie and Anne Leavitt Foundation and more than half the cost of the building was paid for through private donations.


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Carmen Lugo has lived in Puerto Rico her whole life, and her whole life she has feared the water that comes out of her tap.

"When I was a child, we used filters," she says, leaning on the doorjamb with her 11-year-old in front of her and two teenage sons sleepy-eyed behind her on a morning in July.

"The water here," she says, pausing as she purses her lips in a tight smile. She chooses her words carefully. "We want to be in good health," she finally says. "My husband, he buys water from the Supermax," referring to a local grocery store.

Philadelphia architect Robert Venturi died Tuesday at 93. Often credited as a major influence on the postmodern architecture movement, he celebrated oversized, playful elements and Vegas casinos.

Ireland officially revoked its ban on abortion this week – and its health minister says that under a new law, women won't have to pay for abortion services in the country. The goal is to ensure access and make sure women aren't forced to travel for the procedure, Health Minister Simon Harris says.

Irish President Michael D. Higgins signed the abortion referendum bill into law on Tuesday, striking the Eighth Amendment from the books.

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