News Clips | August 4, 2021

Large study finds genetic signals that might be used to predict early menopause

A large new study scanned the genes of hundreds of thousands of women near the age of menopause and turned up hundreds of genetic signals that the researchers said might help predict and prevent early menopause, as well as treat infertility and improve women’s reproductive health in the future.

Will Utah’s snow shrink along with the Great Salt Lake?

Ski areas attribute ‘The Greatest Snow on Earth’ to the lake effect, but its impact may not be as great as believed.

The latest on the Covid-19 pandemic in the US

The Delta variant now accounts for an estimated 93.4% of coronavirus circulating in the United States, according to figures published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

New study: Cox plan to light a fire under unemployed Utahns by nixing benefits is merely smoldering

Gov. Spencer Cox hoped to compel more strident job-search efforts among jobless Utahns when deciding to suspend pandemic-related federal unemployment insurance benefits on June 26, more than two months ahead of their scheduled expiration.

Revisiting 'West: A Translation' With Paisley Rekdal On Wednesday's Access Utah

In 2019, Utah Poet Laureate Paisley Rekdal was commissioned to write a poem commemorating the 150th anniversary of the transcontinental railroad’s completion.

The life science industry is boosting Utah’s economy

No one can argue against Utah’s rich history of pioneering new initiatives. In the 1950s, Utah played a notable role in developing new medical devices.

Going for the gold ... Again

Utah's Olympic organizers say it's a matter of when, not if, Salt Lake City hosts another Winter Games.

This historic D.C. property will be named for Orrin Hatch and will house University of Utah interns

A historic Washington, D.C., property that was once home to a Supreme Court chief justice will become a living and gathering place for the University of Utah’s Hinckley Institute of Politics interns.

By the book: A literary exploration of the Beehive State

Summer is a great time to explore Utah, whether it’s getting out and hiking its peaks and valleys; reading about Utah’s quirky history, architecture, famous inventors or food culture; or enjoying a romance novel set in Ogden.

Utah's First Female Scholarship Athlete Karen Taylor Madson Talks Early Impact of Title IX

Women are having their day in sports. Whether they have been performing incredible feats in their respective competitions or having the strength to say “no” to ridiculous double standards, female athletes are exercising their power like never before in 2021.