Explore Utah Science Archive

Desert Dust Events Could Trigger Early Wasatch Snowmelt

Dust events occur regularly each spring along the Wasatch Front, and they could be impacting how much water is ultimately available for

Can Utah Develop Solutions to Clean Up the Air?

(KCPW/ Explore Utah Science)  The public has made it’s voice heard when it comes to air pollution in the state. Regulators and

Biology Inspires Next Generation “Bio-batteries”

(KCPW/ Explore Utah Science)  Batteries that power our electronic devices contain heavy metals and other materials that are toxic to the environment.

When People and Wildlife Collide

(KCPW/ Explore Utah Science)  Each year, thousands of vehicles collide with deer and elk that are crossing Utah’s highways, often causing major

Sounds of the West

(KCPW/ Explore Utah Science)  Thousands of animal and ambient sounds from eleven western states have been recorded and archived in a digital

Antibiotic Resistance, A Looming Public Health Threat

(KCPW/ Explore Utah Science)  Antibiotics are our main line of defense against bacteria that can make us very sick. But that defense

Will Depleted Uranium Be Coming to Utah?

(KCPW/ Explore Utah Science)  The US has a lot of depleted uranium that needs to be stored and EnergySolutions wants to get

Our Water, Our Future

(KCPW/ Explore Utah Science)  Utah is the second driest state in the country and we use about 40% more water per person

Curing Blindness One Eye at a Time

(Explore Utah Science/ KCPW)  The cost of removing a cataract – between $2,000-$4000 dollars – is prohibitive for many, leaving them to

Is Nuclear Power in Utah’s Future?

(Explore Utah Science/ KCPW)  Fears have prevented the construction of nuclear power plants for over 40 years, but Blue Castle Holdings is