blindness

 

Utahns are already casting their ballots but people with disabilities are facing challenges casting their vote. 

3D image of George Washington crossing the Delaware.
3DPhotoWorks

Vision loss has affected at least 9,000 Utahns, and probably many more. For people who have recently lost their eyesight, it can feel like a tragedy. Everette Bacon, president of the National Federation of the Blind in Utah, has a very different view of blindness. It’s a vision he hopes to share with the blind, their families and their service providers during an upcoming convention in Salt Lake City.

A pigeon with a grassy background and orange leaves.
Outdoor Nebraska

Through genomic sequencing, researchers at the University of Utah have discovered a single gene responsible for pigeon wing patterns and human blindness.