Recent Articles by Ed Yeates
Published: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 2:29 pm MST
USU researchers will study the live Zika virus in its bio-level secure Lab, hoping to collect data that would help pharmaceutical companies develop an immunization compound against the pathogen.
Published: Monday, December 28, 2015 3:04 pm MST
A team of University of Utah researchers is working on a "smart helmet" that would greatly reduce the risk of concussions by releasing air from bladders embedded throughout the inside of the helmet.
Published: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 5:44 pm MDT
In modern dental settings or out in the field where it all began, the Nomad, as it's called, is changing the face of X-ray imaging.
Published: Friday, August 28, 2015 1:41 pm MDT
Inside Neuroworx's new $9 million rehabilitation center in Sandy, 24-year-old Isaiah Rodriguez walks with the help of an innovative device called Vector.
Published: Tuesday, July 14, 2015 2:13 pm MDT
Can the brain fool itself into ignoring signals for chronic pain? If it can, Brigham Young University researchers want to know if they can observe or measure actual changes in the brain after a patient has a pa...
Published: Friday, April 3, 2015 4:27 pm MDT
A quadriplegic Utah teen is able to walk again thanks to his determination and the help of a state-of-the-art exoskeleton.
Published: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 10:55 am MST
Research on the cardiovascular effects of even moderate pollution is so robust now, it's hard to ignore. In addition to heart and lung problems, pollution is now linked to mortality rates from high blood pressu...
Published: Monday, January 5, 2015 2:27 pm MST
Athletes know all about creatine. It's been used for decades to improve performance in competitions. But what about increasing this natural amino acid in the brain? Could it treat depression?
Published: Tuesday, December 2, 2014 3:24 pm MST
Electrical stimulation of the brain continues producing amazing turnarounds for people with neurological diseases. For a 35-year-old woman from Boise, who used to suffer from the sometimes immobilizing symptoms...
Published: Thursday, September 18, 2014 6:31 pm MDT
It appears dogs and humans are much more alike genetically than was originally believed, and what's saving their lives could save human lives as well.