News Clips for May 30, 2018

The controversial debut of genes in criminal cases

Lawyers have begun using people's genetic history to help defend their clients – will it actually influence judges and juries?

AF Patients with CAD Face Increased Dementia Risk

A new study suggests that patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) diagnosed with carotid artery disease (CAD) face higher risks for developing dementia.

Initiative to address issue of housing affordability in Salt Lake City

Under the newly formed partnership called Design+Build Salt Lake, students in the U.'s School of Architecture will develop, design and construct affordable, energy-efficient residential buildings — from the first sketch to the final construction, along with local neighborhoods, explained Jörg Rügemer, director of the program and an associate professor of architecture.

Premature Birth: Risk Assessment from New Test

Preterm birth is the No. 1 cause of death for children under age 5 globally.