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2014-05-16 23:07:41

Nobles Medical Technologies II treats first US patient with NobleStitch EL PFO Closure Device. Fountain Valley, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 Nobles Medical Technologies II (NMT2) today announced that its first American patient has had a successful PFO closure. John Wyall from Orem, Utah has suffered from stroke, aura, and severe chronic fatigue that has worsened in the last few years to the point that he has been bedfast for 14 to 18 hours a day for the last year and a half and unable to do...

2014-05-16 16:26:16

New building sets stage for growth of backup, disaster recovery solution leader DRAPER, Utah, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new chapter in the StorageCraft Technology Corporation success story began today when the company broke ground on its new corporate headquarters facility in Draper, Utah. The 125,000-square-foot facility is the first step in a major expansion for the backup and disaster recovery solution leader. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140516/88463 Since its...

2014-05-15 23:05:02

The smart Skydrop sprinkler controller wins Utah Innovations Award in the Outdoor and Consumer Products category for 2014. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 The Skydrop™ sprinkler controller has been awarded the Utah Innovations Award in the Outdoor and Consumer Products category. The Utah Innovations Awards, presented by Stoel Rives LLP and the Utah Technology Council, recognize the top innovations in Utah and the companies responsible for them. The Skydrop controller is a...

2014-05-15 12:33:43

Academic Partnership Leverages One of the Nation's Largest Healthcare Datasets to Bridge the Gap Between Clinical Knowledge and Technical Know-How to Improve Patient Care BOWIE, Md., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovalon, Inc., a leading provider of data-driven healthcare solutions, today announced the University of Utah has entered into a multi-year engagement to utilize Distributed Analytics((TM)), Inovalon's health data analytics solution....

2014-05-13 23:08:10

The Braintrust Consulting Group will offer Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) training classes in Salt Lake City, Utah June 17-20, 2014. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The Braintrust Consulting Group, a worldwide leader in Agile transformations, will offer two Scrum certification classes: Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) June 17-20, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The certification classes are intended to teach...

2014-05-13 16:25:00

- Tickets go on sale today for Salt Lake Comic Con taking place on September 4-6, 2014; Producers bringing in guests from Back to the Future, Evil Dead, Doctor Who and The Princess Bride - SALT LAKE CITY, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Salt Lake Comic Con (http://saltlakecomiccon.com/) announced initial guests, new features and put tickets on sale for its second annual Salt Lake Comic Con on September 4-6, 2014 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Salt Lake Comic Con is an epic pop...

2014-05-12 23:04:32

Ticket Down has cut prices across the board on all Elton John concert tickets in Salt Lake City at the Maverik Center and concertgoers can add promo/coupon code ELTON-JOHN-2014 for additional savings. Diehard Elton John fans can find front row, floor seats and VIP packages at Ticket Down, a well-known online ticket exchange. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Ticket Down is a dependable source for affordable Elton John tickets at the Maverik Center in Salt Lake City. Sir Elton John,...

2014-05-08 23:13:57

Plastic surgeons and dermatologists from the US, South America, Canada, Asia, and Europe made up the over 90 nationalities represented at this year’s American-Brazilian Aesthetic Meeting in Brazil. Park City, UT (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 In February, over 200 of the top plastic surgeons and dermatologists attended the 6th installment of the American-Brazilian Aesthetic Meeting (ABAM), held this year in Florianpolis, Southern Brazil. Founded and co-chaired by Dr. Renato Saltz, a...

2014-05-08 12:29:52

SALT LAKE CITY, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mice severely disabled by a multiple sclerosis (MS) - like condition could walk less than two weeks following treatment with human stem cells. The finding, which uncovers new avenues for treating MS, will be published online on May 15, 2014, in the journal Stem Cell Reports. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140205/DC59634LOGO When scientists transplanted human stem cells into MS mice, they predicted the cells would be...

Saving Endangered Birds By Giving Them Treated Cotton For Nests
2014-05-06 03:06:47

University of Utah When University of Utah biologists set out cotton balls treated with a mild pesticide, wild finches in the Galapagos Islands used the cotton to help build their nests, killing parasitic fly maggots to protect baby birds. The researchers say the self-fumigation method may help endangered birds and even some mammals. "We are trying to help birds help themselves," says biology professor Dale Clayton, senior author of a study outlining the new technique. The findings were...


Latest Utah Reference Libraries

Dixie National Forest
2013-12-24 12:00:06

Dixie National Forest is a United States National Forest located in Utah with headquarters located in Cedar City. It takes up 2 million acres and stretches for about 170 miles across southern Utah. As it is the largest national forest in Utah, it straddles the divide between the Great Basin and the Colorado River. It is located in parts of Garfield, Iron, Kane, Wayne, Washington, and Piute counties. The majority of the forest lies in Garfield County. There are local ranger district offices...

Caribou-Targhee National Forest
2013-11-21 15:52:49

Caribou-Targhee National Forest can be found in the states of Idaho and Wyoming, with a small section located in Utah in the United States. The forest is broken into several separate sections and stretches over 2.63 million acres. Towards the east, the forest borders Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, and Bridger-Teton National Forest. The majority of the forest is a part of the 20 million acre Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The Caribou and Targhee National Forests were...

Ashley National Forest
2013-11-21 09:50:52

Ashley National Forest is a National Forest found in northeastern Utah and southwestern Wyoming. Within the boundaries of this forest are 1,382,346 acres in Utah and 96,223 acres in Wyoming of vast forests, lakes, and mountains with elevations ranging from 6,000 to 13,500 feet. It covers portions of Daggett, Summit, Uintah, Duchesne, and Utah counties in Utah and Sweetwater County in Wyoming. Some of the most popular landmarks in this forest include the Flaming Gorge National Recreation Area...

Bear Lake Monster
2013-10-28 10:22:57

The Bear Lake monster is a cryptid said to inhabit Bear Lake that sits on the border between Utah and Idaho. The creature is part of local folklore that first appeared from articles that were written by Joseph C. Rich in 1868. The article said that the local Indians called the creature a “water devil”, and that the creature has reappeared. According to the article, many white settlers have seen the creature. Rich 26 years later admitted that he fabricated the original sightings as a...

Bryce Canyon National Park
2013-04-17 23:38:39

Bryce Canyon National Park is located in the southwestern portion of Utah in the United States. The park holds 35,835 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes like the Basketmaker Anasazi and the Paiute Indians. The first explorers of European and American ancestry visited the area in the 18th and 19th centuries. Many explorers searched the area for viable farming and ranching grounds. A scientific expedition traveled into the area in 1872, led by John Wesley Powell....

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