NATURE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/NATURE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Scientists withdraw claim about making stem cells http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58142447-68/nature-papers-scientists-cells.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58142447-68/nature-papers-scientists-cells.html.csp">Scientists withdraw claim about making stem cells</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MALCOLM RITTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Science Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T10:42:42.437-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 10:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Scientists who reported that they’d found a startlingly simple way to make stem cells withdrew that claim Wednesday, admitting to “extensive” errors in the research. In two papers published in January in the journal Nature, the Japanese and American researchers said that they’d been able to transform ordinary mouse cells into versatile stem cells by exposing them to a mildly acidic environment. Scientists hope to harness stem cells to grow replacement tissue for treating a variety of ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581424472014-07-02T10:42:42.437-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T10:42:42.437-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58142447@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:42:42 MDT Utah Hike of the week: Brooks Nature Park and Owens Loop in St. George http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58012695-117/loop-trail-george-hike.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/58012695-117/loop-trail-george-hike.html.csp">Utah Hike of the week: Brooks Nature Park and Owens Loop in St. George</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-08T13:49:46.31-06:00">Updated Jun 8, 2014 01:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Directions • From Interstate 15 in St. George, exit onto St. George Boulevard and go west. Turn right and go north on Main Street. Brooks Nature Park is at 452 N. Main St. The trail head is there. This is a good hike to get a view of St. George. The hardest part of the hike is the beginning. A hill takes you past a large water tank and northeast up a slope. The trail parallels goes north and Red Hills Parkway for a short time, then turns to the south and southwest, putting you on Owens Loo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58012695@www.sltrib.com Sun, 08 Jun 2014 13:49:46 MDT Children connect with nature in Cottonwood Canyons event http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58098094-78/canyons-cottonwood-lake-foundation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58098094-78/canyons-cottonwood-lake-foundation.html.csp">Children connect with nature in Cottonwood Canyons event</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lya Wodraska</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-22T12:43:32.541-06:00">Updated Jun 22, 2014 12:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Some children bolted for the fishing opportunities at Silver Lake, others enjoyed a puppet show inside the nature center and still more were entertained with stories about wildlife during a nature hike. The buzz of activity was just what Cottonwood Canyons Foundation organizers were hoping to have Saturday during their Kid’s Day event at Silver Lake in Big Cottonwood Canyon. The event, which included an interactive watershed model, a birding station, nature walks and other activities, was des...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58098094@www.sltrib.com Sun, 22 Jun 2014 12:43:32 MDT Is ‘leave no trace’ bad for conservation? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/57991304-117/nature-marris-kids-adults.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/outdoors/57991304-117/nature-marris-kids-adults.html.csp">Is ‘leave no trace’ bad for conservation?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Erin Alberty</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-27T15:54:43.146-06:00">Updated May 27, 2014 03:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Did you ever pick a wildflower? Build a stick fort? Stray from the footpath while walking in the wilderness? In an article at Slate, author Emma Marris argues those nature-marring childhood joys, while contrary to the modern ‘leave no trace’ ethic, help children bond with wilderness and create adults that value its conservation. Marris consults park rangers, authors, research and government officials in search of a balance between enjoyment and overuse of public wild lands. A study in 2010 show...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57991304@www.sltrib.com Tue, 27 May 2014 15:54:43 MDT