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2014-04-08 12:35:15

ExpoSeguridad Selected as the World Stage to Introduce EyeDetect(TM), an Exam that Takes 40 minutes and is 85 Percent Accurate. LEHI, Utah, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A US-based company says it has discovered how to not just open the window to the soul via one's eyes, but also accurately determine whether or not that soul is lying. For years, "polygraph" and "lie detector" have been synonymous. That's because since 1939 the FBI has been using the polygraph -- an instrument that...

2014-04-08 08:38:41

Salt Lake City Laboratory Builds on Industry's Most Comprehensive Network of Calibration Service Centers BEAVERTON, Ore., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tektronix (service-solutions.tektronix.com), the industry's leading multi-vendor service (MVS) provider of instrument calibration and repair, today announced the opening of their new service facility in Salt Lake City, Utah. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130213/SF59104LOGO The Salt Lake City laboratory adds to the growing...

2014-04-07 23:02:55

With recent hype about gluten-free diets, World Gardens Café would like to clarify the benefits of gluten-free and debunk the myths. Upland, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 World Gardens Café, the fully-prepared, healthy meal delivery service in California, Arizona, Utah and Nevada, is debunking the myths that have risen with the recent popularity of gluten-free diets. Gluten is a substance found in grains, mainly wheat, that provides the elastic texture of dough. Gluten can cause...

2014-04-07 16:24:31

NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Norman Mailer Center and Writers Colony is pleased to announce that we are continuing our On the Road fellowship and workshop program with a stop this year in Salt Lake City, Utah this summer. The reason for the Center's stop in Salt Lake City is that Utah is the location where Mailer researched and began writing his Pulitzer Prize Winning book, The Executioner's Song, which dealt with the murders of two young men and the execution of...

2014-04-07 12:34:07

Supplemental Health Care CEO Provides Advice on Workforce Solutions and Strategies PARK CITY, Utah, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's healthcare system is entering a new era that will require more innovative and creative staffing solutions to meet increased patient demands and provide quality patient care. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110728/CL43247LOGO Implementation of the Affordable Care Act combined with an aging workforce and more seniors in the U.S....

2014-04-04 23:32:15

Newport Beach, CA and New York City-Based Dr. Ip’s Website Offers Improved User Experience Park City, Utah (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Advice Media, the industry’s leader in digital marketing for medical practices, has launched a state-of-the-art website for Dr. T.Y. Steven Ip’s bicoastal plastic surgery practice. The highly respected, Board Certified, Duke University-trained plastic surgeon now has a website that reflects the professionalism of his Newport Beach, CA and New York City...

2014-04-04 23:31:05

Salt Lake City based law firm Winder & Counsel, P.C. recognized as “Top 100 Mountain States Super Lawyer” and “Commercial Law Firm of the Year in Utah”; founding partner listed in Best Lawyers in America. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Winder & Counsel, P.C. is pleased to announce that Donald J. Winder has been listed in Best Lawyers in America, and was selected again by Super Lawyers as a “Top 100 Mountain States Super Lawyer” for 2013. The law firm of...

2014-04-04 23:22:04

MonaVie Crowne Black Diamond distributors Steve and Gina Merritt have earned their third car with the company's 4x4 Bonus Program. The Merritts now add a brand-new Jeep to go alongside the Mercedes and Lamborghini they earned previously with their success as distributors in MonaVie. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 MonaVie is putting the spotlight on two of their top distributors today, after the pair achieved the enviable goal of earning a third car as a bonus for their...

Brain Region Responsible For Resisting Alcohol's Allure
2014-04-04 08:00:27

University of Utah Health Sciences University of Utah neuroscientists finds the lateral habenula controls sensitivity to the negative effects of drinking alcohol As recovering spring breakers are regretting binge drinking escapades, it may be hard for them to appreciate that there is a positive side to the nausea, sleepiness, and stumbling. University of Utah neuroscientists report that when a region of the brain called the lateral habenula is chronically inactivated in rats, they...

2014-04-03 16:23:14

Award-winning actors Cary Elwes, Christopher Lloyd, Ivan Sergei and Finola Hughes join second season PROVO, Utah, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a highly successful premiere in April 2013, Granite Flats, BYUtv's first original scripted series, will return to the airwaves on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 9pm ET/7pm MT (special early broadcast at 6pmET/4pmMT). Created to fill the decade-long family-friendly primetime television void, Granite Flats is an ensemble series inspired by...


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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