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Huntsman Cancer Institute gets $1M grant to study breast cancer

Researchers will get more than $1 million in the next three years to study breast cancer metastasis.

Utah facility gets $1M to study breast cancer

Researchers at Utah's Huntsman Cancer Institute will get more than $1 million in the next three years to study breast cancer metastasis. Read more »

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Stone tools show ancient settlement high in Andes

The air was thin, the nights were cold, the sun could easily burn the skin. But about 12,000 years ago, small groups of hunter-gatherers found a home very high up in the Peruvian Andes. Read more »

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#ThrowbackThursday: Why do we love the '90s?

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The 1990s were a fascinating time from a pop culture perspective. But why did people love it so much? Read more »

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Nokia turnaround since handset unit sale continues

Nokia is showing signs that it has turned around its fortunes following the sale of its ailing cellphone unit to Microsoft. Read more »

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Feds to bring indoor plumbing to Alaska village

A remote Alaska Native village where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural communities nationwide that will receive upgrades to water and wastewater systems with $352 million in... Read more »

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Survey: Harassment a common part of online life

A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2014

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'Cadaver dog' work more accepted by cops, courts

The burly Labrador retriever sticks out his wide snout to sniff the dirt and dusty air. He's clearly excited as he runs, yelping, through the high desert of California's Eastern Sierra region. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2014

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Imaging technology helps find hidden geological hazards

An imaging technique called LIDAR helps geologists map areas denuded of trees, shrubs, grass and ever some lighter buildings. It can help detect hidden hazards that like landslides, faults and... Read more »

Oct. 20, 2014

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BLM: Plan to manage public land in Nevada balanced

Federal land managers say their preferred plan to manage 3.1 million acres of public land in southern Nevada would balance resource development and protection. Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Tug towing disabled Russian container ship to port

A large American tug boat was pulling a disabled Russian cargo ship to a port on British Columbia's coast, ending fears that the vessel carrying hundreds of tons of fuel would drift ashore, hit... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team

Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2014

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Container ship towed away from Canadian coast

A large tug boat was pulling a disabled Russian cargo ship along British Columbia's coast, ending fears that the vessel carrying hundreds of tons of fuel would drift ashore, hit rocks and spill. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Bermuda clears trees, power lines hit by Gonzalo

Crews cleared away downed trees and power lines Saturday after Hurricane Gonzalo battered this tiny, wealthy British territory for several hours but caused no deaths or serious injuries. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Officials fear Ebola's on AIDS path; some disagree

Is Ebola the world's worst infectious disease threat since AIDS? In his three decades in public health, the only thing like Ebola has been the AIDS epidemic, said Dr. Tom Frieden, head of the... Read more »

Oct. 18, 2014

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Apple live: iPad Air 2, Apple Pay, new Macs debut

Apple unveiled a thinner iPad Thursday with a faster processor and a better camera as it tries to drive excitement for tablets amid slowing demand. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Modest response by donors thus far to Ebola crisis

Individual Americans, rich or not, donated generously in response to many recent international disasters, including the 2010 earthquake in Haiti and last year's Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.... Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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FBI director warns against cellphone encryption

FBI Director James Comey gave a stark warning Thursday against smartphone data encryption, saying homicide cases could be stalled, suspects could go free and "justice may be denied because of a... Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Feds: Don't expect winter to be polar vortex redux

If you thought last winter was a horror show, with cold blasts from the polar vortex and a lack of California rain, here's some good news: No sequel is expected this year, federal forecasters say. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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University of Minnesota officials knock down tweet that Ebola airborne

University of Minnesota officials are knocking down a tweet claiming its researchers say Ebola is airborne. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Nepal blizzard, avalanche death toll rises to 27

Search teams in army helicopters rescued dozens of stranded foreign trekkers and recovered more bodies of victims of a blizzard and avalanches in the mountains of northern Nepal on Thursday,... Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Utah's Division of Wildlife, New York zoos, others may get Yellowstone bison

Montana wildlife officials plan to decide Thursday whether to ship 145 Yellowstone National Park bison that are now being held on a ranch owned by philanthropist and media mogul Ted Turner to... Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Once in million years: Comet buzzing Mars on Sunday

The heavens are hosting an event this weekend that occurs once in a million years or so. Read more »

Oct. 16, 2014

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Campaign will celebrate birthday of national parks

The centennial celebration for the National Park Service will include, among other events, a promotional campaign, a TV series and an I-Max movie, tourism leaders from across the Southeast learned... Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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Ancient kangaroos walked instead of hopped, study finds

Modern kangaroos are a diverse bunch of species, but we know them all for their tendency to hop. According to new research published in PLOS ONE, their ancient relatives probably had a gait that would look pretty strange to us: They... Read more »

Oct. 15, 2014

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