News Clips for Sept. 14, 2018

Stunning footage shows contrast in color of the Great Salt Lake

A drone footage video of the Great Salt Lake has gone viral. ABC News shared a video that shows the stark difference between two sides of the Great Salt Lake. The video shows one side a near-red/deep pink, while the other is a green-blue.

Flawed Crystals are Beautiful in the Eyes of Scientists

Defects in crystals may be useful for designing spintronic devices, which use the magnetic properties of electrons for processing information.

Officials look for solutions to housing shortage

In a recent study by the University of Utah Gardner Institute, Utah’s housing unaffordability crisis was found to be reaching alarming levels as a rising population comes up against a shortage of new apartments and homes for sale.

Long-term effects of ADHD? Study links disorder to Parkinson's, but don't be alarmed

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common condition in kids, affecting their behavior and ability to learn in the classroom. The neurodevelopmental disorder affects an estimated 11 percent of children and teens between the ages of 4 and 17, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

VOLCANO WATCH: Seismic Array Tracks Magma During Eruption

Seismicity and ground deformation remain low at the summit of Kīlauea, and there appears to be minimal activity on the lower East Rift Zone, save for a glowing spot just west of a collapse pit within the Fissure 8 cone.

‘Citizen scientists’ collaborate to improve access to care for T1D

A group of researchers who analyzed more than 3,000 tweets related to OpenAPS have found the DIY diabetes management solution to be a positive force in the type 1 diabetes (T1D) community, despite its lack of approval from the FDA or other federal organizations.

Protein Staufen1 Could Be Target for Future ALS Therapies, Mouse Study Suggests

Depleting a protein called Staufen1 improved motor function and lowered protein aggregation in a mouse model of spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 (SCA2). The findings suggest that targeting Staufen1 could lead to therapies for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neurodegenerative disorders.

Here’s what happens when you call the suicide prevention hotline

For clinical social worker Allie, the opportunity to help those who may be on the verge of harming themselves more than compensates for the stress that comes with being the voice on the other end of the suicide prevention hotline.

Study: ADHD May Hike Risk of Later Parkinson’s, Other Disorders

Emerging research suggests attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder patients may have an increased risk of developing Parkinson’s and Parkinson-like diseases than those with no ADHD history.