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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

Proposal to Fund Schools Would Eliminate A Tax Exemption

(KCPW News)  A proposal to eliminate the personal tax exemption in order to fund schools was presented to a legislative committee on

Getting Serious About Cleaning Utah’s Air

(KCPW News)  On Tuesday, Governor Gary Herbert announced the creation of a Clean Air Action Team that will gather air quality data,

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