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Citizen Scientists Can Make Their Own Discoveries in Space

22 October 2012
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Published in Space

The spacecraft Stardust delivered a package to earth that touched down in Utah's west desert in 2006. This was the start of one of many citizen science projects where regular people can make a difference.

Utah Innovation: Bomb-Sniffing Technology

21 October 2012
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Published in Technology

One day, nanotechnology may put bomb-sniffing dogs out of work.

CO2 To Go Underground

21 October 2012
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Published in Energy

About 66 percent of Utah's total carbon dioxide emissions are coming from coal-fired power plants. Researchers are hard at work trying to capture that CO2 and store it underground.

Rangers Make the Case for Dark Skies

21 October 2012
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Published in Environment

For 10 years, the National Park Service has been measuring light pollution, how bright city lights obscure the views of the heavens.

How Dogs Came to Be—Part 1

21 October 2012
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Published in Life

For thousands of years dogs have wandered the world with humans. Researchers have begun to unravel how that happened.

How Dogs Came to Be—Part 2

21 October 2012
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Published in Life

For thousands of years dogs have wandered the world with humans. Researchers have begun to unravel how that happened.

Electric Roads: America’s Transportation Future?

21 October 2012
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Published in Technology

Can electric roads one day help Utah clean the air?

Someday You Will Know the Sequence of Your DNA

21 October 2012
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Published in Health

Ten years ago it cost 10 million dollars to decipher the first human DNA sequence. University of Utah researchers think soon it will cost about 1,000 dollars.

Who Will Control Wolves in Utah?

21 October 2012
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Published in Environment

Only a few wolves have been sighted in Utah since their extermination from the state in 1930, but Utah politicians are on the front lines to remove wolves from the Endangered Species Act.

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