News Clips for June 27, 2018

Supreme Court Favors National Anti-Abortion Centers In California Case

The Supreme Court ruled today that so-called “crisis pregnancy centers” do not have to make it clear to clients that they are not licensed medical facilities.

DOE Providing $140 Million For Utah Geothermal Research

The Department of Energy recently announced that it will give the University of Utah up to $140 million in funding for geothermal research and development over the next five years. The Frontier Observatory for Research in Geothermal Energy (FORGE) field laboratory will be the facility for the work, which will be located near Milford, Utah.

Dr. Hahn Discusses Abiraterone Versus Docetaxel in Prostate Cancer

Andy Hahn, MD, resident, University of Utah School of Medicine, discusses abiraterone acetate (Zytiga) versus docetaxel in the treatment of patients with prostate cancer.

Study solves mystery of genetic-test results for patient with suspected heart condition

Stanford researchers used genetic-editing tools and stem cell technology to uncover whether a genetic mutation linked to a heart rhythm disorder was benign or pathogenic.

Spatial Development And Design Drive Water Use, According To New Study

Researchers in North Carolina have found that spatial patterns in landscapes can influence water use. The findings of the study could have large implications for urban sprawl in the arid state of Utah where the population is projected to double by 2050.

Utah families with diabetic kids are going to extremes to afford insulin

More than 30 million Americans have diabetes. Doctors report 7.5 million of them rely on insulin to stay alive, but the price of this life-saving drug has skyrocketed.

Utah refugee advocates troubled by Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Trump’s travel ban

Thikra Thanon talks to her sisters by phone most days. Sometimes they tell her the water has been cut off. Other times there’s been a bombing. That’s life for many in Iraq, from which Thanon and her family fled about three years ago to become refugees in the United States.

Yazdani Studio of CannonDesign offers new model for how architects work

In a radical move in 2000, Mehrdad Yazdani established the Yazdani Studio under the larger umbrella of CannonDesign. The shuffle surprised many architects, both competitors and some members within Cannon itself.

The power of online communities for mental health

Last month Reddit took the impressive title of the 3rd most visited site in the US, knocking out the incumbent Facebook. It has become one of the internet's most popular sites thanks to its many topics open to discussion for almost every subject or topic imaginable.

New Semester of September 2018 to Start at Incheon Global Campus

Incheon Global Campus (IGC) located in Songdo has the vision of creating the 'Best Global Education Hub in Northeast Asia' as Korea's first shared campus of foreign prestigious universities.

Mussels showing up positive for opioids

After transplanting clean mussels from Whidbey Island to eighteen urban shores around Seattle’s Puget Sound, Washington’s Department of Fish and Wildlife has found evidence that opioids have reached the open seas.

University of Utah researcher finds that smartphone programs are less distracting than the ones built into cars

Google and Apple are better at building less-distracting vehicle “infotainment” systems than are car manufacturers, according to a study released Wednesday by the University of Utah and the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.