Batteries that power our electronic devices contain heavy metals and other materials that are toxic to the environment. A new battery technology inspired by biology, bio-batteries, overcomes many of these problems. The technology may one day lead to biodegradable batteries that store energy more efficiently than today's heavy duty lithium-ion batteries.
Utah State Science Advisor Carol George talks about the growing influence of science and technology on state government affairs, and the importance of building a STEM-literate population.
University of Utah cyber security researcher Matthew Might discusses the NSA data collection controversy.
(Audio) Last month, President Obama announced an initiative to study the human brain. One of the researchers on the working group for this project hails from Utah.
Labor-intensive and high tech, snowmaking is often a resort’s biggest expense. But it remains essential in the age of climate change.
Utah has a growing reputation as a friendly place for IT and technology companies. How can the state keep up the momentum?
VIDEO Whether it's robotics, information security, 3D printing, or sewing and knitting, Do-It-Yourself has become a new subculture and is thriving in Utah.