News Clips for August 13, 2020

Natural History Museum of Utah reopens with a new director after COVID-19 lockdown

Jason Cryan had barely landed in his new job in March, as the new executive director of the Natural History Museum of Utah, when the world changed.

Robert Gehrke: Utah should reinvent coal country, not gamble on propping it up

Last week, an attorney for the bankrupt proponents of an Oakland coal port told a judge they were counting on a $20 million infusion from the Utah Legislature to keep the project from collapsing.

Daybreak apologizes for notice to remove Black Lives Matter signs

The homeowners association that governs the South Jordan planned community of Daybreak apologized Tuesday after residents received notices to remove their Black Lives Matter yard signs.

Child Coronavirus Cases Spiked by 90 Percent. It's Likely Down to Two Key Reasons

Hundreds of thousands of children have been diagnosed with the coronavirus in the U.S. since the start of the pandemic, according to a report. Of those, almost 200,000 were reported in the four weeks following July 9, marking a 90 percent increase in child cases.

What Scientists Know About Airborne Transmission of the New Coronavirus

Aerosol experts, from engineers to doctors, weigh in on the ability of tiny droplets to transmit the virus that causes COVID-19.

COVID-19 pandemic has spurred materials researchers to develop antiviral masks

Scientists around the world are developing a new breed of masks that can both trap and destroy viruses.

For company behind coronavirus drug, sharp questions over pricing, potentially cheaper option

Gilead says it's testing remdesivir alternative amid questions from watchdog.

COVID-19 resulting in unprecedented stress levels for Utahns

338 new cases, 2 deaths reported on Wednesday.

Could Wearing a Mask at Home Become the Norm?

Families wearing masks at home could become the norm as children head back to classrooms.