Curing Blindness One Eye at a Time

14 October 2013
Published in Health

The cost of removing a cataract - between $2,000-$4000 dollars - is prohibitive for many, leaving them to struggle with a completely curable form of blindness. The Moran Eye Center has started a Charitable Surgery Day, to help restore sight to some Utahns.

What's Up with the BRAIN

12 May 2013
Published in Technology

(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.

Building A Bionic Eye

18 February 2013
Published in Technology

A Utah engineer helps develop the first bionic eye approved last week by the FDA.

Autism and Technology--KCPW CityViews

17 December 2012
Published in Health

Researchers focus on how technology can help kids with autism develop social skills.

Banking Eyes to Study Blindness

17 December 2012
Published in Health

The Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah has the largest eye bank in the world. A Utah researcher is using this resource to identify treatments for macular degeneration, a major cause of vision loss in the U.S.

Drug Addiction Changes the Brain

10 December 2012
Published in Health

Utah researchers have found differences in the brains of people addicted to methamphetamine.

Students Consider a New Future at Science Day

12 November 2012
Published in Science and Society

On Saturday, hundreds of high school students got their first taste of being on a college campus, and heard about scientific research that they could one day take part in.