News Clips for June 23-25, 2018

Utah picks up speed on path to greater diversity

When their family first moved to Bountiful, Yetlanecy Mendez’s daughter, who was 5 at the time, cried every day.

Report: U. didn't properly disclose plan for lamb research

A research program at the University of Utah did not properly detail all procedures performed on lambs in 2017, according to a federal inspection report made public Friday.

TRAX Helps With Utah's Air Quality, This Time Through Research

People know they can help clear the Salt Lake Valley’s air by hopping onto TRAX trains.What they might not know is how an air-quality monitor mounted on…

U of U research shows high altitude affects depression rates

SALT LAKE CITY — New research from two University of Utah professors’ show high altitude affects depression and the effectiveness of antidepressants. Professors of Psychiatry Perry Renshaw and Shami Kanekar said living at high altitudes means you are exposed to lower levels of oxygen, making it hard

For walkers, the last six inches are important - CommonWealth Magazine

WALKBOSTON HAS BEEN TALKING about transit as the middle leg of a walking trip for many years. We understand that even the most avid walker or walking advocate knows that many trips are too long to make a single-mode-walk trip possible. Now, the transit and active transportation worlds have become more attuned to the facts(...)

Experts: Bathing daily can cause infections

Did you know that bathing daily can cause you infections? It sounds ridiculous but what about taking a look at what science dictates? Experts have warned that bathing excessively can lead to...

Doctors Push HPV Vaccine, Merck asks FDA to Expand Gardasil 9 Age Range

Doctors and cancer centers want more teens to get the HPV vaccine. Merck wants the FDA to approve Gardasil 9 for adults up to 45 years old.

Future of Utah's tech commercialization agency hazy after cuts, criticisms

Back in 2005, then-Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. said a new program to leverage Utah's homegrown scientific innovation into a powerful economic catalyst would make the state a "haven" for forward-thinking researchers and create a system of returns that would expand with each year.

Primary Election Day is Tuesday, but ballots must be postmarked by Monday

Primary Election Day is Tuesday, but ballots from voters in the 27 of Utah's 29 counties holding largely by-mail elections must be postmarked no later than Monday to be counted.