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Curt Gresseth

ChatGPT: Plagiarism super-tool for students or AI brainstorming generator?

Will the future of AI be the interactive chatbot ChatGPT helping cheaters ace exams and tests or a new tool to assist all students in learning?
1 day ago
Curt Gresseth

Banks to launch app to compete with Apple Pay and Venmo

Banks are launching a new app for online money transfers that customers can trust to protect their finances.
2 days ago
Earth core structure. Elements of this image furnished by NASA (Adobe stock)...
Lianne Kolirin, CNN

Earth’s inner core may have stopped turning and could go into reverse, study suggests

With a radius of almost 2,200 miles, Earth's core is about the size of Mars. It consists mostly of iron and nickel, and contains about about one-third of Earth's mass.
3 days ago
During a recent excursion to the icy plains of Antarctica, an international team of researchers dis...
Jackie Wattles, CNN

Rare 17-pound meteorite, one of the largest ever, discovered in Antarctica

The meteorite is about the size of a cantaloupe but weighs 17 pounds. It's one of about 100 that size discovered in Antarctica.
3 days ago
SafeUT app...
Elizabeth Weiler

SafeUT app helps save 14-year-old from kidnapper

SafeUT, the app that was designed for Utahns to instantly receive help, is proving successful after an incident over the weekend. 
5 days ago
This July 20, 1969 photo made available by NASA shows pilot Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin in the Apollo 11 Lu...
Raja Razek and Zoe Sottile, CNN

Retired astronaut Buzz Aldrin marries ‘longtime love’ on his 93rd birthday

Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, the second person to ever set foot on the moon in 1969, married his "longtime love" on his 93rd birthday on Friday.
7 days ago
freshwater fish...
Alexandrea Bonilla

Freshwater fish may impact your health, new study reports.

According to a study published in the Journal Environmental Research, freshwater fish in the continental United States contain high levels of PFAs.
8 days ago
Electric vehicles are close to a tipping point, making up more than 10% of all cars sold globally l...
Laura Paddison, CNN

These 3 solutions could turn the tide on the climate change

  (CNN) — Climate change is sending the world hurtling towards a series of catastrophic tipping points, which risk setting off feedback loops that lock the world into irreversible climate change. That’s the bad news. The good news, however, is that there is also a series of “positive tipping points,” according to an analysis published Thursday by researchers […]
8 days ago
Drivers in parts of Salt Lake and Tooele counties could be facing some winter driving conditions du...
Thomas Haraldsen

Light snow across Wasatch Front could still make for slick Friday commute

Despite light snow totals along the Wasatch Front, the cold temperatures could make any snow that falls stick to the road, making for a slick commute Friday morning.
8 days ago
Microsoft is cutting 10,000 workers, almost 5% of its workforce, in response to "macroeconomic cond...
MATT O'BRIEN, Associated Press

Job cuts in tech sector spread, Microsoft lays off 10,000

Microsoft said in a regulatory filing Wednesday that had just notified employees of the layoffs, some of which begin immediately.
10 days ago
This image provided by NASA on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, shows a large pink, speckled galaxy resemblin...
Ashley Strickland, CNN

2 Earth-size worlds revealed beyond our solar system

The Webb telescope confirmed the existence of an exoplanet for the first time since the space observatory. The world, known as LHS 475 b, is almost exactly the same size as Earth.
14 days ago
FILE -- A Delta plane departs from a hangar at the Salt Lake City International Airport in Salt Lak...
Mark Jones

Pre-flight safety system the cause of Wednesday morning’s flight delays

A power failure to a pre-flight safety system, forced the FAA to ground thousands of flights around the country Wednesday morning.
16 days ago
One-minute snapshots of lightning over the Tonga volcano eruption on January 15. The lightning surr...
Rachel Ramirez, CNN

Lightning in the ‘cataclysmic’ Tonga volcano eruption shattered ‘all records’

Originally Published: 08 JAN 23 03:07 ET Updated: 08 JAN 23 22:44 ET     (CNN) — When the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano erupted in January 2022, it sent shockwaves around the world. Not only did it trigger widespread tsunami waves, but it also belched an enormous amount of climate-warming water vapor into the Earth’s stratosphere. Related: […]
19 days ago
Ram 1500 Revolution Battery-electric Vehicle (BEV) Concept side profile. (Stellantis via CNN)...
Peter Valdes-Dapena, CNN Business

Ram unveils electric pickup truck concept with three rows of seats

The Ram 1500 Revolution concept truck, unveiled Thursday at the CES, provides an early look at features Ram's future electric truck could have.
22 days ago
Another earthquake hit Utah, following two yesterday, around 2:58 p.m. It was located 2.8 miles nor...
Thomas Haraldsen

Expert says small earthquakes don’t mean a bigger one is coming

Nine small earthquakes have registered in northern Utah over the past couple of days. A University of Utah expert says that doesn't mean a bigger quake is coming.
24 days ago
Patchy carbon dioxide frost, or dry ice, can be seen inside a crater during winter in the Martian S...
Ashley Strickland, CNN

NASA images showcase eerie beauty of winter on Mars

A new video released by NASA shows what appears to be winter on Mars.
30 days ago
Spectators watch as the Artemis I uncrewed lunar rocket lifts off at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in...
 Ashley Strickland and Jackie Wattles, CNN

2022’s extraordinary cosmic revelations and moments in space exploration

To be sure, NASA has seen many successes this year but also faced reminders of tragedy and disaster.
1 month ago
Pictured is a sample of the El Ali meteorite found in Somalia. The specimen contains two minerals t...
Kristen Rogers, CNN

A 15-metric ton meteorite crashed in Africa, 2 new minerals found in it

Scientists have identified two minerals never before seen on Earth in a meteorite weighing 15.2 metric tons (33,510 pounds).
1 month ago
dating app tinder is pictured on phone screen, new bill looks at safety features...
Lindsay Aerts

Bill seeks to make dating apps safer for users

Under the bill dating apps would be required to have pop-ups giving safety tips, best practices, disclosures and warnings to users.
1 month ago
Low water levels are plaguing the Great Salt Lake for several summers now....
Mark Jones

Future of Lake Powell is not looking so bright

The future of Lake Powell is concerning. Experts say the lake is approaching a dead pool. That's when water in a reservoir is so low it can't flow downstream.
1 month ago
The University of Oklahoma and Auburn University in Alabama have each said they will restrict stude...
Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN Business

Some universities are now restricting TikTok access on campus

The bans come as a growing number of lawmakers scrutinize TikTok over possible national security concerns due to its ties to China.
1 month ago
Two students attending Utah colleges, Evan West and Ashley West, have taken first place in a digita...
Simone Seikaly

University students in Utah win national digital art competition

Their digital design has a red and white rocket ship surrounded by meteors, planets, and stars that "jumps right off the screen to greet passersby."
1 month ago
Ursids meteor shower
(Andrew Ward/Adobe Stock
21 Dec 22)...
Taylor Nicioli, CNN

Look up to the sky for the last meteor shower of the year

The Ursids are often overlooked due to their proximity to the Geminids shower, which peaked December 13 and also can be observed until December 24.
1 month ago
Twitter owner Elon Musk confirmed Tuesday evening he will step down as the company's CEO, but only ...
Brian Fung, CNN

Elon Musk says he will step down as Twitter CEO — once he finds a replacement

Twitter owner Elon Musk confirmed Tuesday evening he will step down as the company's CEO, but only when he identifies a successor.
1 month ago

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