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2008-08-25 09:01:38

By James Thalman Deseret News Using the sun combined with nature's way of turning solar power into life-sustaining energy can be captured, artificially induced and could provide enough power in less than an hour to run the house, the car and bring on an era of true energy independence.

2008-08-20 03:00:25

By Kozlowski, Adam J Gese, Eric M; Arjo, Wendy M ABSTRACT. - Successful coexistence of sympatric canid species often relies on the subdominant species' ability to reduce competition through the differential selection of niche space.

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2008-07-22 06:00:00

Three trenches scooped out of a northern Utah hillside are bringing geologists a bit closer to knowing when the last big earthquake hit southern Cache Valley and, importantly, when another one could be due.

2008-07-17 06:00:28

By Tom Wharton, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 17--KAYSVILLE -- A good teacher knows how to fool kids or adults into learning. Utah Botanical Center instructor Annette Ward said as much as she mixed up a batch of dough for a "Slimy, Gooey, Gross" class for 4- to 7-year-old students.

2008-06-27 12:03:00

By Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune Jun. 27--Most of the nation's undergraduate education programs do not adequately prepare elementary teachers to teach mathematics, according to a study released Thursday by an education-reform advocacy group.

2008-06-26 21:02:30

By Brian Maffly, The Salt Lake Tribune Jun. 26--A majority of the nation's undergraduate education programs do not adequately prepare elementary teachers to teach mathematics, according to a study released Thursday by an education-reform advocacy group.

2008-06-15 12:00:00

By Wendy Leonard Deseret News On board the space shuttle Discovery, which returned to Earth Saturday, was technology designed and created by students and faculty at Utah State University's Space Dynamics Laboratory.

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2004-11-25 07:47:27

Utah State University has secured a $40 million contract with NASA to build an orbiting telescope that will examine galaxies and try to find new stars. The WISE - or Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer - telescope is part of a $208 million NASA mission to update its comprehensive map of the universe.


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  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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