News Clips for July 19, 2018

U.S. Air Force looks for innovative ideas in Utah, across the United States to develop new technologies

The Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative (USTAR), in partnership with the Air Force Research Laboratory, hosted an industry reception at the Capitol on July 10 in support of the Air Force Science and Technology 2030 Initiative.

Discovering the brain

When we set out to put together this episode of "Take Care," WRVO's health and wellness show, we were told over and over again that there wasn't a lot known about the topic we wanted to explore—the brain.

Hidden Falls fissure may be dated

New information park rangers have gleaned from climbing guides suggests the 100-foot crack in the headwall near Hidden Falls has been there for months.

Antibiotics are overprescribed: Here's why that's not good, and what you need to know

New research suggests that doctors may be overprescribing antibiotics, both in urgent care and retail clinic settings and in more traditional medical spaces.

Mine operators should go beyond compliance to protect miners from black lung: report

A “fundamental shift” is needed in the mining industry’s approach to coal dust exposure to help mitigate a surge in black lung disease among underground coal miners, according to a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.

Yikes! Bright orange, slimy and 15 inches across! It looked like dog vomit on the mulch in my perennial flower bed. All I could think was, “Are you kidding me?” Just when I think the weather, the flowers and the deer have decided to cooperate with my garden plans, I see this stuff.

How does Yellowstone's heat get to the Earth's surface?

Yellowstone is one of the most dynamic places on Earth, with active volcanism, seismic swarms, strong earthquakes, episodic ground deformation of up to nearly 8 inches a year, and extraordinarily high heat flux that is greater than 40 times the continental average—in places it is up to 2,000 times average.