News Clips for June 18, 2019

100-year-old physics model replicates modern Arctic ice melt

The Arctic is melting faster than we thought it would. In fact, Arctic ice extent is at a record low.

Climate change remains a divisive issue in the Utah Legislature. So why did lawmakers put away $200K to study it?

Earlier this year, Utah Rep. Ray Ward presented a wildfire prevention resolution that drew a straight line between human carbon dioxide emissions and the blazes that consumed about 400 structures and hundreds of thousands of acres in 2018.

New study on opioid-related maternal deaths could help improve outcomes for Utah's pregnant women

Drug overdoses ranked as the leading cause of pregnancy-associated maternal deaths in Utah from 2005 to 2014, with most caused by opioid use during the postpartum period when infants were six weeks to 1-year-old.

Why your sleep tracker could be making your insomnia WORSE

Many people using sleep-tracking devices put too much stock in the data they provide, experts claim.