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2 hrs ago | Live Science

Earthquake Swarm Shakes Central Idaho

A magnitude-4.9 earthquake in central Idaho on Saturday was the biggest of three weeks of small to moderate temblors that have unnerved residents in this remote region of the Northwest.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Sundance Film Festival, US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park

2 hrs ago | SooToday

It's almost Easter, so why is there still snow on the ground?

For most of us, we associate the arrival of Easter with the start of Spring . Easter flowers, cute chocolate cream-filled bunnies, and children running around a park engaged in an Easter egg hunt.

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Related Topix: Canada, Global Warming, Weather

2 hrs ago | Scientific American

Blame the Jet Stream for Frigid Winters in Eastern U.S.

Cold back East and warmth out West is a jet stream pattern that has been in place for 4,000 years, according to new research A new study has found that the wavy jet stream pattern that tends to bring warm winter weather to the U.S. West and cold weather to the East was set in place 4,000 years ago.

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Related Topix: Weather

6 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Hundreds of new vinyl releases for Record Store Day

Friday, April 18, is Record Store Day, meaning that every vinylphile in the state should be rushing to a local record shop to grab some great music.

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10 hrs ago | Mental Help Net

Six Percent of Colorectal Cancer Found to Be Interval Tumors

Six percent of patients with colorectal cancer have interval cancers, which develop within six to 60 months of colonoscopy, according to a study published in the April issue of Gastroenterology .

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Related Topix: Colorectal Health, Medicine, Health, Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CiteULike

Patron-driven acquisition of journal articles using ReadCube at the University of Utah

Insights: the UKSG journal , Vol. 26, No. 3. , pp. 267-271, doi:10.1629/2048-7754.77 To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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KTVB Boise

String of Challis quakes prompts Utah team to setup new equipment

Twenty-one earthquakes have hit the area near the small Idaho town of Challis since March 24th.

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Related Topix: Challis, ID, Custer County, ID, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

KSL-TV

U. Campus Store burglarized 3 times in 1 month

The University of Utah Campus Store has been burglarized three times in the last month, and officials are asking for the public's help in locating the thief.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Atheist leader: - Mormonism demonstrates the power of indoctrination'

The Salt Lake Tribune) American Atheists President David Silverman speaks to atheists of Utah, ex-Mormons and disaffected, disbelieving Latter-day Saints march around Temple Square after the morning session of the 184th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday April 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Brigham Young University

Salt Lake Tribune

Lunar eclipse amazes as it casts eerie red glow over Utah

As the 12-year-old South Jordan girl watched her first lunar eclipse early Tuesday morning, she also peered through telescopes for up-close views of planets such as Jupiter and Mars.

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Related Topix: South Jordan, UT, Astronomy, Science, Stansbury Park, UT, Science / Technology, NASA

Newswise

Warm U.S. West, Cold East: A 4,000-Year Pattern

SALT LAKE CITY, April 16, 2014 - Last winter's curvy jet stream pattern brought mild temperatures to western North America and harsh cold to the East.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Geology, Science, Global Warming

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Santa Barbara Independent

Getty Leadership Institute Selects Dr. Steve Windhager, Executive...

The Getty Leadership Institute at Claremont Graduate University announced the selection of 39 museum leaders from the United States and eight countries around the world to participate in the 2014 Executive Education Program for Museum Leaders, including Dr. Steve Windhager from the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.

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Related Topix: Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, University of Washington, Cal State Long Beach

The WSU Signpost

WSU's HARBOR program prepares for balloon launch

The MSA external enclosure houses all of the MSAv4 components. It insulates internal devices from external temperatures as low as -50 degrees Celsius.

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Related Topix: Weber State University, Science / Technology, NASA

PhysOrg Weblog

How mothers help children explore right and wrong

There's no question that mothers want their children to grow up to be good people-but less is known about how they actually help their offspring sort out different types of moral issues.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Teenagers

VentureBeat

If you want users to love your brand, try helping them 'switch off' when they want to

From smartphones to smart homes to web-connected fridges, it's beginning to feel like there is no escape from this always-on world.

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Related Topix: University of Kansas

Salt Lake Tribune

Letter: Rowdy Utah song should be kept intact

Instead of worrying about which University of Utah students feel "disenfranchised" by the "Utah Man" song, might not a university-level student government instead focus on all of the disenfranchised kids living in the shadow of the university who will never be able to afford to go there, be part of The Muss or of student government ? My Grandpa ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Family, Kids, Opinion

Salt Lake Tribune

Letter: Times change, and so should fight song

I will start my letter as Phillip M. Quinones started his, as a University of Utah alum and fan.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Mon Apr 14, 2014

KSL-TV

Charter school for minority students finding success in West Valley

Mana Academy is focused on closing the achievement gap among minority students by bringing culture into the classroom.

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Salt Lake Tribune

University of Utah names new architecture dean

The University of Utah has named Keith Diaz Moore from the University of Kansas as the new dean of the College of Architecture and Planning.

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Related Topix: University of Kansas

KSL-TV

5 moments that made someone's day

Each Monday, we hope to share moments from our readers' lives that made their days great.

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