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  1. When Bushmen sit around a fire, what do...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Suria

    What Bushmen talk about by night differs greatly from what they discuss by day, said a US researcher whose study Monday of hunter-gatherers in Africa suggests fireside chats helped shape human culture. This undated photo courtesy of Polly Wiessner, University of Utah, shows a !Kung Kalahari Bushman in Africa sitting in camp - by Polly Wiessner American anthropologist Polly Wiessner has studied the Ju/'hoan Kalahari Bushmen of Botswana and Namibia for four decades, learning their language and at times living among them.

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  2. Ancient 'fireside chats' created the basics of human societyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    University of Utah anthropologist Polly Wiessner has published a new study of the Bushmen suggesting that when firelight extended the day for human ancestors, stories told around the campfire helped stimulate human mental, social and cultural development. University of Utah anthropologist Polly Wiessner has published a new study of the Bushmen suggesting that when firelight extended the day for human ancestors, stories told around the campfire helped stimulate human mental, social and cultural development.

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  3. Firelight helped stoke life as we know itRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Firelight "mellows and also excites people. It's intimate," writes University of Utah Anthropology professor Polly Wiessner , who studied the Kalahari Bushmen , a group of hunters and gatherers southern Africa for about 40 years.

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  4. Campfire Tales Were People's First Social MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Live Science

    ... night, things mellow out," said the study's author, Polly Wiessner, a professor of anthropology at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. "They go into talking about stories. They sing and dance. They recall partners in other places." [ See ...

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  5. Engineers unlock potential for faster computingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... like an insulator on the inside but conducts electricity on the outside. Feng Liu (left), chair of the University of Utah Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and Miao Zhou, a postdoctoral fellow, co-authored a study of a new ...

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  6. Firelight Talk of the Kalahari BushmenRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Newswise

    ... years ago, flames not only let them cook food and fend off predators, but also extended their day. A University of Utah study of Africa's Kalahari Bushmen suggests that stories told over firelight helped human culture and thought evolve by ...

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  7. University of Utah Engineers Unlock Potential for Faster ComputingRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Newswise

    SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 22, 2014 - University of Utah engineers discovered a way to create a special material - a metal layer on top of a silicon semiconductor - that could lead to cost-effective, superfast computers that perform lightning-fast calculations but don't overheat.

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  8. About Utah: Remembering the most brilliant man in the roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Deseret News

    ... that served him well throughout his life as a doctor, university administrator and human being. At the University of Utah, where he served as president from 1983 to 1991, he insisted on an atmosphere that championed and rewarded free thinking, in ...

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  9. Moving Beyond BRCA Mutations in Familial Breast CancerRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | The American Journal of Managed Care

    ... mutations. One such project, a collaboration between researchers at the Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah and several other research organizations around the globe, discovered 4 new genes responsible for increased susceptibility to ...

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  10. Tromethamine InjectionRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2013 | ASHP

    October 15, 2013; October 4, 2013; September 12, 2013; July 16, 2013; April 11, 2013; January 21, 2013; October 24, 2012; September 28, 2012; August 13, 2012; June 27, 2012, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2013, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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  11. Scopolamine Hydrobromide Ophthalmic SolutionRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2013 | ASHP

    March 5, 2013; October 26, 2012; September 17, 2012; August 13, 2012, University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2013, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

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  12. Esterified Estrogens and Methyltestosterone TabletsRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2011 | ASHP

    Amneal has available their esterified estrogens/methyltestosterone 1.25 mg/2.5 mg in 100 count bottles and their 0.625 mg/1.25 mg HS product in 100 count bottles. April 25, 2011; March 30, 2011; February 23, 2011; January 26, 2011; December 21, 2010; December 15, 2010; December 9, 2010; November 24, 2010; November 11, 2010; October 6, 2010; September 22, 2010; August 24, 2010; June 17, 2010; April 27, 2010; February 23, 2010; December 16, 2009; November 5, 2009; October 8, 2009; July 31, 2009, University of Utah, Drug Information Service.

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  13. Kragthorpe: Haloti Ngata says being good guy in NFL 'not hard'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... of the NFL these days. At least, that's how I meant to phrase the question, along the lines of former University of Utah star Eric Weddle's saying he was "embarrassed" to be associated with the NFL. Ngata thought I was asking if it was possible to ...

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  14. Banned Books Week: Reading Alison Bechdel, a Genius to Look Out ForRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | BlogHer

    ... In the case of Fun Home, the book also received a rare challenge from a university student at the University of Utah in 2008. But consider for a moment what our schools and public libraries might be like without To Kill a Mockingbird or The Grapes ...

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  15. News roundup: Secret Service may screen tourists near White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... go hand in hand. [ Trib ] -> Carrie Byington, an Edna Benning Presidential Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah, discusses how the National Institute of Health could save more lives if it were to receive more funding for research. [ ...

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  16. Mars on Earth: How Utah's Fantastical Moqui Marbles FormedRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | LiveScience

    ... water and life on other planets," said Marjorie Chan, co-author of the new study and a geologist at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. The moqui marbles' precise ages come from a radioactive clock. The iron oxide minerals contain traces of ...

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  17. New study sheds light on longstanding question about role of mitochondria in motor neuron diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Medical News

    A new study by researchers at the University of Utah School of Medicine sheds light on a longstanding question about the role of mitochondria in debilitating and fatal motor neuron diseases and resulted in a new mouse model to study such illnesses. Researchers led by Janet Shaw, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry, found that when healthy, functioning mitochondria was prevented from moving along axons - nerve fibers that conduct electricity away from neurons - mice developed symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases .

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  18. Drone Beat: Google Expands UAV Plans, More Drone-Related Arrests and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mashable

    ... Wolverines canceled plans to use a drone to deliver the game ball for Saturday's game against the University of Utah after the FAA talked to university officials. The Wolverines planned to use a UAV to celebrate the 100-year anniversary of its ...

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  19. September Gallery Stroll: Portia SnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salt Lake City Weekly

    ... I didn't begin shooting photographs until much later. Gavin: Did you take any formal training from the University of Utah during your time there, or were you mainly self-taught? Portia: I am primarily self-taught. I studied psychology at the ...

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  20. Utah's governor now must win over the GOP LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... expansion or Herbert's alternative - from single, sick moms to the Salt Lake Chamber to the dean of the University of Utah Medical School -increasingly express misgivings. At the August task force meeting, Rep. Mike Kennedy, R-Alpine, used an ...

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