News Clips for May 11, 2018

Facial Recognition Tech Is Creepy When It Works—And Creepier When It Doesn’t

It's a powerful tool, but recent incidents have shown that there's no winning with facial recognition.

Babies Really Like Hearing The Voices Of Other Babies, So Apparently Kids Are Born To Ignore Us

Every time there's an infant in the room, it seems that at least half of the adults present devolve into "baby talk," that high-pitched, sing-song and babbling that attempts to mimic the sounds infants make. Well, try all you like, grownups, but…

Nearly 70 percent of Colorado marijuana dispensaries recommend treating morning sickness with weed

Dispensary workers are trained to tell customers to take health questions to a medical professional.

Op-ed: We can beat the opioid epidemic

Our nation is struggling through one of the worst public health crises in its history. Approximately 64,000 people died from drug overdoses in 2016, the most recent year of national data. Opioids accounted for nearly two-thirds of those deaths.

In ‘Mother’s Milk,’ a young Mormon writer makes the idea of a Heavenly Mother feel as everyday as, well, writing poems while the kids nap

After the birth of her second child two years ago, Rachel Hunt Steenblik suffered such a severe bout of postpartum depression and anxiety that she landed in the hospital.

Clubs lead way as conferences explore esports

Be it student-run leagues, game-developer partnerships or conference tournaments, major college conferences continue to test the esports waters.

A Political Kamikaze Mission

What induces someone to run against Mitt Romney in Utah?

Jackson summer camp chosen for national study

Jackson-based Wilderness Adventures has been selected by the American Camp Association (ACA) to be one of 50 summer camps in the United States to participate in ACA’s multi-year research study: the Youth and Staff Impact Project.

Wasatch Front inflation surges with the rising cost of houses, gasoline

Rising housing and gasoline costs caused the inflation rate to rise by 3.9 percent over the past year along the Wasatch Front, the biggest annual increase since September 2012.