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Local beekeepers help keep bee population healthy

Local beekeepers help keep bee population healthy

Bees can be the thing of nightmares. The buzzing sound in your ear can create a knee-jerk reaction that looks as if you are attempting some kind of martial arts. However, honeybees play a crucial role in our everyday lives. Although they are very important to us, their existence has been jeopardized. Pesticides that we […]

A new study conducted by the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine shows that consuming alcohol, even on a small scale, does not improve cardiovascular health as was once thought. Contrary to the popular belief that light consumption of alcohol may actually be beneficial to the heart, researchers say that this is not the case. Reduced […]

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Six odd inventions that actually exist

Anyone who has seen a late-night infomercial knows there are some wacky products out there. From bald-spot buffers to baby mops, here are six inventions that seem too wacky to be real. The Miraculous Wandering Mind Detector Do you struggle with ADHD? Or have trouble focusing? Or are you just getting plain tired of nagging […]

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WSU HARBOR program flies high

The Weber State University High Altitude Reconnaissance Balloon for Outreach and Research (HARBOR) program has been gathering team members of all majors and interests to help “fly to the edge of space” since Autumn of 2007. HARBOR draws in professors, high school students, undergrads and graduate students alike for year-round planning and mile-high flying. Dr. […]

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The Superficiality of Today

You’ve heard it all before: “The media feeds teens distorted body image ideas!” and “The world is too focused on looks now.” But really, let’s get down to the facts – how superficial is today’s society? Decide for yourself. Ever heard of vanity sizing? Probably not. But chances are, you’ve experienced it. Remember walking into […]

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WSU and Rio Tinto Kennecott track American Avocets

Weber State University Zoology Professor John Cavitt and three of his students are working to track the migration pattern of the American Avocet. With about 50 percent of the Avocet population using the Great Salt Lake, research of these birds and their annual cycles is critical. Cavitt and his students are interested in how exactly […]

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