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9 min ago | Medical News Today

Blueprint for the next generation of chronic myeloid leukemia treatment

Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah have identified and characterized mutated forms of the gene that encodes BCR-ABL, the unregulated enzyme driving the blood cancer chronic myeloid leukemia .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Leukemia, Recreational Vehicle, Huntsman, Hematology

4 hrs ago | Deseret News

Purple walls shed new light of happiness at homeless shelter

Johnny Jensen paints a room with Rick Gallacher, right, as students and faculty from the accounting master's degree program at the University of Utah's David Eccles School of Business cleaned up the Road Home Community Winter Shelter in Midvale for the coming winter season, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Deseret News

Salt Lake County vacancy rate lowest in 13 years

Nate Bench recently signed a lease for a rental unit in a converted single-family property near the University of Utah, where he will be completing his final year of undergraduate studies in mining engineering.

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Related Topix: Salt Lake County, UT, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

Gawker

Earthquake Threat in Yellowstone Region Bigger Than First Thought

In a new report that's sure to eventually set your Facebook feed all aflutter with fresh volcanically-charged paranoia, scientists say that the risk for damaging earthquakes in the Yellowstone region is greater than originally thought.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science

Deseret News

Utah college students prefer traditional textbooks to e-books, bookstore officials say

In a world where kids know how to use an iPad better than many adults, the traditional textbook has maintained popularity throughout the Utah college scene.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Ipad, Science / Technology, Family, Kids, Salt Lake City, UT

Hispanic Business

New Findings from University of Utah in the Area of Exercise Therapy...

The primary purpose was to determine whether intermuscular adipose tissue can be influenced by an exercise intervention and if a greater reduction in IMAT occurs with eccentric versus traditional resistance training."

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BroadwayWorld.com

B.o.B Announces 'The No Genre Tour' Beginning This October

Rebel Rock/Grand Hustle/Atlantic recording artist B.o.B has announced details of a major US headline tour.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, B.o.B, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

KSL-TV

University of Utah staff targeted by scammer

University Chief Information Officer, Dan Bowden, said the university has been training staff to recognize spam in emails, so when suspicious calls starting coming through, employees didn't fall for it.

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Related Topix: Utah, Science / Technology, Computer Security

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Live Science

These Adorable Fur Balls Survived a Raging Forest Fire

Johanna Varner thought a devastating forest fire meant the end of her pika research on Oregon's Mount Hood.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

Live Science

What Is Fluid Dynamics?

Fluid dynamics is "the branch of applied science that is concerned with the movement of liquids and gases," according to the American Heritage Dictionary.

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Related Topix: University of Kentucky, Natural Disasters, Flood

KSL-TV

From 3 to 18, healthy back-to-school advice

This story is sponsored by University of Utah Health Care , we want to keep your heart pumping and your life long.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Pediatrics, Medicine, South Jordan, UT, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

RedOrbit

8,000-Year-Old Mutation Key To Human Life At...

In an environment where others struggle to survive, Tibetans thrive in the thin air on the Tibetan Plateau , with an average elevation of 14,800 feet.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

Annals of Internal Medicine

Arterial Imaging Outcomes and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Recently ...

S. Mitchell Harman, MD, PhD; Dennis M. Black, PhD; Frederick Naftolin, MD, DPhil; Eliot A. Brinton, MD; Matthew J. Budoff, MD; Marcelle I. Cedars, MD; Paul N. Hopkins, MD, MSPH; Rogerio A. Lobo, MD; JoAnn E. Manson, MD, DrPH; George R. Merriam, MD a ; Virginia M. Miller, PhD; Genevieve Neal-Perry, MD, PhD; Nanette Santoro, MD; Hugh S. Taylor, MD, ... (more)

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Related Topix: California, UC San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Medical News Today

Utah team invents way to image brains of mice using a small needle

A University of Utah team discovered a method for turning a small, $40 needle into a 3-D microscope capable of taking images up to 70 times smaller than the width of a human hair.

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Related Topix: Health

Mon Aug 18, 2014

SFGate

News of the Day From Across the Nation

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster

WHAS11

Ophthalmologist senator Rand Paul on medical mission in Guatemala

U.S. Senator Rand Paul and six other American eye surgeons are in Guatemala on a medical mission trip, performing about 200 cataract surgeries for patients in one of the Central American nation's neediest communities.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US Politics, Medicine, Ophthalmology, Kentucky, Guatemala, World News, Bowling Green, KY

Deseret News

Utah's One Voice Children's Choir to perform live on 'America's Got Talent'

Last week, 100 children and 85 adult chaperones boarded five flights out of Salt Lake City destined for New York.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Family, Kids, Brigham Young University

Wall Street Journal

Utah Emerges as Job Creation Engine, Giving Chase to North Dakota

Utah has emerged this year as a job creation leader, according to Labor Department data released Monday .

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

KSL-TV

College students hoping to get their a oemovea on

A new moving company, run entirely by college students, aims to help students make the grade and pay their bills at the same time.

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Related Topix: Utah

Eater

Accidents: Woman Who Drank Poisoned Tea Is Recovering

The 67-year-old Utah woman who was in critical condition after drinking sweat tea laced with a lye-based cleaner last week is showing signs of improvement .

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