Tech & science beat

Tech & science beat

Elizabeth Suggs | Staff Writer Photo courtesy of UVU Marketing   Physicists from UVU have found a new way to gauge the density of individual cells using acoustic levitation. The process of using acoustic levitation includes removing a cell culture from the subject, such as a cell from a suspicious tumor. The cell is then […]

Tech & science beat

Tech & science beat

Want to learn to invest? There’s an app for that. Elizabeth Suggs | Staff Writer | elizabethannes.92@gmail.com The app Acorn is a simple way for college students to invest. Acorn is helped by Nobel Prize winning economist, Dr. Harry Markowitz, through recurring investments and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). A recurring investment is the portion of […]

Tech & science beat

Tech & science beat

Elizabeth Suggs | Staff Writer | elizabethannes.92@gmail.com Russell Williams, associate professor of political science from Memorial University, Canada, will speak to UVU students Oct. 28 on the United Nations led Paris Climate Summit, or Paris Process on Mobility and Climate. The Paris Process is an open platform for anyone and everyone to take action on […]

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Tech & science beat

  Elizabeth Suggs | Staff Writer | elizabethannes.92@gmail.com The UVU Rapid Development Center recently unveiled 3D printers in the Computer Science Building for use by students and partnered businesses. The new partnership between Stratasys and UVU will give students an opportunity to work with partnered businesses and get internships. According to Jesse Roitenberg, education manager […]

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Tech & science beat

Elizabeth Suggs | Staff Writer | elizabethannes.92@gmail.com An electric unicycle, Ninebot One, distributed locally by Jive Cycle, has come to UVU. According to Shawn Hinckley, UVU student and seller of Jive Cycle, Ninebot is popular in California, New York, Europe and most of Asia. The difference between a Segway and a Ninebot One, according to […]

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Tech beat

  What does it mean to have a GMO food product?   Elizabeth Suggs | Staff Writer   The American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American public were polled by the Pew Research Center on whether genetically modified organisms (GMOs) were safe. 88 percent of the AAAS scientists said they agreed that […]

Marrying Too Early

Elizabeth Suggs Everyone talks about it. Once high school’s out and college starts up, there’s always someone new getting married. These are fresh adults. They want to do the best adult thing: Marriage. Why do this to yourself? Why risk a divorce? Why not wait? For those affiliated with a religion that preaches abstinence before marriage: I […]

Banning pride in Turkey

  Elizabeth Suggs | Staff Writer | elizabethannes.92@gmail.com Video courtesy of Euronews   Something popped. People were running and covering their mouths. Someone had thrown tear gas. On June 28, Turkey’s Gay Pride took a turn for the worse in Taksim, a neighborhood in Istanbul, Turkey. “We were at a cafe,” Jes Millsaps, a University of Utah […]

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