News Clips for Oct. 11, 2018

100 years of The Daily Utah Chronicle now online

The first 100 years of the University of Utah’s student newspaper, The Daily Utah Chronicle, have been digitized and placed online thanks to the J. Willard Marriott Library.

Virtual exams: The right prescription for what ails you?

On a chilly, fall Friday morning in Rock Springs, Wyoming, four pediatric patients gather in an examination room at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County. Their orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Theresa Hennessey, is examining them from more than 185 miles away at Shriners Hospital in Salt Lake City. Welcome to telemedicine.

115 arches were left out of the reduced Bears Ears and Grand Staircase national monuments

When President Donald Trump carved nearly 2 million acres two southern Utah national monuments last year, conservationists were quick to inventory which popular sites were stripped of federal protections.

U. tissue engineering research paving way to 'printable' human organs

The ability to create, from scratch, a custom-matched organ to replace a failing liver, pancreas or heart could be a lot closer than most people think.

New Report Underscores Familiar Message Especially For Fast-Warming West: Quit Fossil Fuels Or Else

A new report from the United Nations says mankind must act fast to slow global warming, a message that is particularly urgent in Utah and throughout a scorched Mountain West that saw a devastating fire season and patches of severe drought.

A Stress Reliever for Neurons in ALS? Scientists Say Its A Possibility.

The accumulation of RNA stress granules in the cytoplasm may be a key source of motor neuron toxicity in ALS. But how to reduce this buildup remains unclear.

Brain-boosting breakfast and munchable lunches

Breakfast on busy school mornings is more important than many parents and children realize. According to the American Dietetic Association, the brain needs a consistent carbohydrate source for fuel.

Pianist Staupe to kick off new concert series

It isn’t easy, teaching piano at a university and maintaining a professional performance career. But Andrew Staupe loves it.

Are you a relationship martyr? You, too, deserve happiness

Leaving a long-term relationship can be excruciatingly hard. There are many reasons why people choose to stay with their partner, even when they are desperately unhappy. They may be married, and concerned about the "failure" of divorce. There may be financial pressures and a fear that they can’t afford to separate. They may be frightened of being single, having been in a couple for many years.

Do journalists pay too much attention to Twitter?

Twitter may not have the same globe-spanning reach as Facebook, but one group of professional users has adopted it en masse: journalists. The lure of an always-on, news-heavy social network that includes access not just to an audience of consumers but direct input from newsmakers like Donald Trump is impossible to resist for many in the media. But is this a good thing?

Engineers Develop Process To 3-D Print Cells To Produce Human Tissue Such As Ligaments And Tendons

With today's technology, we can 3-D-print sculptures, mechanical parts, prosthetics, even guns and food. But a team of University of Utah biomedical engineers have developed a method to 3-D-print cells to produce human tissue such as ligaments and tendons, a process that will greatly improve a patient's recovery.

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University of Utah engineers develop process to 3-d print cells to produce human tissue such as ligaments and tendons

Engineers develop process to 3-D print cells to produce human tissue such as ligaments and tendons

With today's technology, we can 3-D-print sculptures, mechanical parts, prosthetics, even guns and food. But a team of University of Utah biomedical engineers have developed a method to 3-D-print cells to produce human tissue such as ligaments and tendons, a process that will greatly improve a patient's recovery.

Commentary: Ridiculous and repugnant ideas don’t deserve respect

You’re wrong, Holly Richardson (“We can know God’s will and see His hand,” Oct. 6 ). Ridiculous and repugnant ideas don’t deserve respect. They deserve rejection. Religious beliefs included.