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1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

New mice study may help in studying Epilepsy, Alzheimer

A new study on mice may help in understanding how brain works, which could open doors in studying epilepsy, alzheimer's and other diseases.

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12 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Two foreign universities open branch campuses in South Korea

Belgium's Ghent University opened its local branch in South Korea's Incheon free economic zone Monday, becoming the first European school to open a campus here.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Stony Brook, NY, George Mason University

Sun Aug 31, 2014

KSL-TV

Students bike to collect butterfly eggs for interactive education

Summer has not ended for eighth-graders at the Salt Lake Center for Science Education who will be learning about the life cycle of the monarch butterfly in a unique way.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Education Etc., Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Up-and-coming' Salt Lake becoming a - pretty cool place'

A few years ago, Mike Elliott and his friends might have sought out a private house party for their weekend fun.

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

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Deseret News

Book review: Professors share business lessons learned on road trips

"Roadside MBA: Back Road Lessons for Entrepreneurs, Executives and Small Business Owners" is by Michael Mazzeo, Paul Oyer and Utahn Scott Schaefer, a University of Utah finance professor.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Salt Lake City, UT

KSL-TV

Beehives atop City Library produce pounds of honey

The hum of worker bees drowned out the typical city traffic that can be heard from atop the City Library.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Honey, Apiculture, Science, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

The Big Lead

Utah Football Spectator Got Bloody, Drunk And Broke Into State Capitol Building

Utah beat Idaho State 56-14 on Thursday night. A 24-year-old spectator decided to make an evening of it by getting "extremely intoxicated," getting into a fight and breaking into a State Capitol office building.

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Switched

Shawn Colvin Opens Up About Living With Depression

Shawn Colvin's song "Sunny Came Home" was all over the radio in the '90s, but even in the face of mainstream success, the singer was facing a serious battle with depression.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Shawn Colvin, Melatonin, Supplement

Salt Lake Tribune

Pat Richards hands over Utah Symphony | Utah Opera board leadership to Dave Petersen

"Pat might be the best symphony board chair ever, and not just in Utah," O.C. Tanner CEO Petersen said of retired banker Patricia A. Richards, whom he will succeed as head of the Utah Symphony Richards joined the Utah Opera board in 1994, stayed on through the company's 2002 merger with the Utah Symphony and became chairwoman in 2005, a few months ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Symphony, Arts, Opera

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah choreographer's Penguin Lady Dance Collective takes flight

Salt Lake choreographer Natosha Washington brings 17 dancers and several arts organizations together under the same roof with her latest brainchild, The Penguin Lady Dance Collective , this weekend at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center.

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Related Topix: Arts, Dance, Utah, Modern Dance

SFGate

Attorney general candidates focus on public trust

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: Sundance Film Festival, US News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

KSL-TV

Unlatched door enables injured man to enter State Capitol | KSL.com

A janitor found the 24-year-old man from Layton in the lobby of the 6th floor of the State Office Building around 4:30 a.m., according to Sgt.

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Related Topix: Layton, UT

Salt Lake Tribune

Op-ed: Record research funding shows USU's importance to Utah

Thousands of students are again crisscrossing our quad this week at Utah State University as fall session begins.

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Related Topix: Utah State University, Opinion

Hispanic Business

Hawker '62 Honored for Work in Clinical Science

Hawker developed one of the first widely used radioimmunoassays for parathyroid hormone in 1971.

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Newswise

Mouse Model Provides Window into Working Brain

University of Utah scientists have developed a genetically engineered line of mice that is expected to open the door to new research on epilepsy, Alzheimer's and other diseases.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Pharmacology

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Deseret News

U. tailgating carries tradition of family and friendship

Tailgater Brandon Wilkenson and his son Ty dress for the game prior to the University of Utah football game in Salt Lake City Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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

The Arizona Republic

Ranking the Pac-12 schools by more than football

Ranking the Pac-12 schools by more than football How do these 12 distinct universities, representing six different states, compare off the playing field? Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1pmZfQj The college-football season puts Arizona, Arizona State and the other Pac-12 universities in the spotlight.

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Related Topix: Arizona, Sundance Film Festival

Scientific American

In Praise of Proofs by Contradiction that Aren't

Evelyn Lamb is a postdoc at the University of Utah. She writes about mathematics and other cool stuff.

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Related Topix: Mathematics, Science

Salt Lake Tribune

5 things to know as University of Utah tries new fight song

So which University of Utah fight song would President David Pershing side with at tonight's football season opener - traditional Utah Man or the tweaked Utah fan version? Citing his "awful" singing voice, Pershing will stick to the piano, U. spokeswoman Maria O'Mara said in a Thursday email.

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Salt Lake Tribune

TribTalk: Trib Talk: Utah football preview

The University of Utah kicks off the season against Idaho State Thursday night and the pressure is on for quarterback Travis Wilson - and coach Kyle Whittingham - to perform.

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Related Topix: Utah

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