RESEARCH - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/RESEARCH News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) IBM misses Street 3Q forecasts http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58541167-79/ibm-zacks-street-earnings.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58541167-79/ibm-zacks-street-earnings.html.csp">IBM misses Street 3Q forecasts</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-20T10:57:31.08-06:00">Updated Oct 20, 2014 10:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Armonk, N.Y. • International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) on Monday reported third-quarter net income of $18 million. The Armonk, New York-based company said it had profit of 2 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted to account for discontinued operations and costs related to mergers and acquisitions, were $3.68 per share. The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $4.30 per share. The technology and consul...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585411672014-10-20T10:57:31.08-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-20T10:57:31.08-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58541167@www.sltrib.com Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:57:31 MDT Milbank: Making Ebola a partisan issue http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58537360-82/ebola-nih-collins-research.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58537360-82/ebola-nih-collins-research.html.csp">Milbank: Making Ebola a partisan issue</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dana Milbank</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-18T22:31:38.516-06:00">Updated Oct 18, 2014 10:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON — Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, administered a dose of truth to political Washington last week. For this honest service, Collins was pilloried. In an interview, Collins shared with the Huffington Post’s Sam Stein his belief that, if not for recent federal spending cuts, “we probably would have had a vaccine in time for this” Ebola outbreak. This should not be controversial. His conjecture was based on cold budgeting facts. NIH funding between fiscal y...</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> 58537360@www.sltrib.com Sat, 18 Oct 2014 22:31:38 MDT Siblings a plus in teen development, BYU research says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58521347-78/researchers-siblings-project-research.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58521347-78/researchers-siblings-project-research.html.csp">Siblings a plus in teen development, BYU research says</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNIE KNOX</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-15T10:22:48.919-06:00">Updated Oct 15, 2014 10:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s not just girls who get a developmental boost from growing up with a sibling. Boys also benefit from having a sister or brother, according to new research from Brigham Young University published in the Journal of Research on Adolescence. The insight could help parents and counselors in determining how to treat behavioral issues in boys and teens, researchers said. The finding surprises researchers because boys typically don’t report benefiting from any relationship to the extent that girls...</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> 58521347@www.sltrib.com Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:22:48 MDT Frenchman Tirole wins Nobel economics prize http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58516415-79/prize-tirole-nobel-economics.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58516415-79/prize-tirole-nobel-economics.html.csp">Frenchman Tirole wins Nobel economics prize</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KARL RITTER and NATHALIE ROTHSCHILD</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-13T15:01:13.647-06:00">Updated Oct 13, 2014 03:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stockholm • French economist Jean Tirole won the Nobel prize for economics Monday for research on market regulation that has helped policymakers understand how to deal with industries dominated by a few companies. His work is credited with helping drive the deregulation of industries in developed economies in the 1980s and 1990s, when many sectors were dominated by state-owned companies or monopolies. More recently, however, Tirole has argued for stronger regulation of banks in the wake of the g...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-585164152014-10-13T15:01:13.647-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-13T15:01:13.647-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58516415@www.sltrib.com Mon, 13 Oct 2014 15:01:13 MDT Legal marijuana could provide a buzz to beer http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58509504-79/beer-marijuana-states-medical.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58509504-79/beer-marijuana-states-medical.html.csp">Legal marijuana could provide a buzz to beer</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Matthew Boyle</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-11T17:52:01.411-06:00">Updated Oct 11, 2014 05:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beer has no need to fear weed. The legalization of medical marijuana has helped beer sales, contrary to previous research that pointed to a decline, according to a note from Sanford C. Bernstein analyst Trevor Stirling. Recreational pot use in the two states where it’s legal has so far not had a “significant impact” on beer, he said. “The average blue-collar Bud drinker is less likely to be smoking pot,” Stirling said. “As far as medical marijuana is concerned, it does not appear to be a big thr...</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> 58509504@www.sltrib.com Sat, 11 Oct 2014 17:52:01 MDT Op-ed: Simple behaviors could restore democracy in Utah http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58505985-82/utah-vote-voting-turnout.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58505985-82/utah-vote-voting-turnout.html.csp">Op-ed: Simple behaviors could restore democracy in Utah</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Isaac Holyoak</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-10T16:27:02.488-06:00">Updated Oct 10, 2014 04:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I don’t know if there are more or less than 50 ways to leave a lover, but Paul Simon was right when he sang, however you do it, you’re going to need a plan. Research suggests that Simon was right. When someone has a plan, they’re much more likely to follow through with their goals. The same holds true for voting. A growing body of research suggests that we could increase voter turnout numbers in Utah through some otherwise fairly simple behavior modification. This research isn’t particularly ne...</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> 58505985@www.sltrib.com Fri, 10 Oct 2014 16:27:02 MDT Utah researchers in the hunt for Ebola cure http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58500311-78/ebola-drug-protein-researchers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58500311-78/ebola-drug-protein-researchers.html.csp">Utah researchers in the hunt for Ebola cure</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kristen moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-08T22:19:04.519-06:00">Updated Oct 8, 2014 10:19PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A team of University of Utah biochemists say they’ve discovered a tool — part of a protein — they hope will lead to a treatment for all current and future strains of Ebola. Debra Eckert and Michael Kay are the senior authors on a study published in the latest online edition of the journal Protein Science. The research was funded by the National Institutes of Health. “This is step one toward developing a universal drug, but it’s an important step,” said Kay, a physician and professor of biochemi...</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> 58500311@www.sltrib.com Wed, 08 Oct 2014 22:19:04 MDT Three physicists win Nobel Prize for creating blue LED http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58498094-68/led-nobel-prize-university.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58498094-68/led-nobel-prize-university.html.csp">Three physicists win Nobel Prize for creating blue LED</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MALCOLM RITTER</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> and KARL RITTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-07T20:14:02.036-06:00">Updated Oct 7, 2014 08:14PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stockholm • An invention that promises to revolutionize the way the world lights its homes and offices — and already helps create the glowing screens of mobile phones, computers and TVs— earned a Nobel Prize on Tuesday for two Japanese scientists and a Japanese-born American. By inventing a new kind of light-emitting diode, or LED, they overcame a crucial roadblock for creating white light far more efficiently than incandescent or fluorescent bulbs. Now LEDs are pervasive and experts say their ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584980942014-10-07T20:14:02.036-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-07T20:14:02.036-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58498094@www.sltrib.com Tue, 07 Oct 2014 20:14:02 MDT LED there be light: 3 share Nobel for blue diode http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58496085-68/nobel-led-prize-committee.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58496085-68/nobel-led-prize-committee.html.csp">LED there be light: 3 share Nobel for blue diode</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KARL RITTER and MALIN RISING</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-07T15:01:58.096-06:00">Updated Oct 7, 2014 03:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Stockholm • An invention that promises to revolutionize the way the world lights its homes and offices — and already helps create the glowing screens of mobile phones, computers and TVs— earned a Nobel Prize on Tuesday for two Japanese scientists and a Japanese-born American. By inventing a new kind of light-emitting diode, or LED, they overcame a crucial roadblock for creating white light far more efficiently than incandescent or fluorescent bulbs. Now LEDs are pervasive and experts say their u...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584960852014-10-07T15:01:58.096-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-07T15:01:58.096-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58496085@www.sltrib.com Tue, 07 Oct 2014 15:01:58 MDT Facebook tightens its research guidelines http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58482060-79/facebook-research-researchers-guidelines.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58482060-79/facebook-research-researchers-guidelines.html.csp">Facebook tightens its research guidelines</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BARBARA ORTUTAY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-10-02T17:03:10.56-06:00">Updated Oct 2, 2014 05:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Facebook has tightened its research guidelines following uproar over its disclosure this summer that it allowed researchers to manipulate users’ feeds to see if their moods could be changed. At issue was study in which Facebook allowed researchers to manipulate the content that appeared in the main section, or “news feed,” of small fraction of the social network’s users. During the weeklong study in January 2012, data-scientists were trying to collect evidence to prove their thesis th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584820602014-10-02T17:03:10.56-06:00" id="#license-2014-10-02T17:03:10.56-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58482060@www.sltrib.com Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:03:10 MDT Drug and device firms paid $3.5B to care providers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58473738-79/payments-doctors-drug-data.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58473738-79/payments-doctors-drug-data.html.csp">Drug and device firms paid $3.5B to care providers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and JACK GILLUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T14:30:01.992-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 02:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • From research grants to travel junkets, drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals billions of dollars last year, the government disclosed Tuesday in a new effort to spotlight potential ethical conflicts in medicine. Industry spent nearly $3.5 billion on such payments in the five-month period from August through December 2013, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which released data on 4.4 million payments. The massive trove of infor...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584737382014-09-30T14:30:01.992-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-30T14:30:01.992-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58473738@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:30:01 MDT Drug and device firms paid $3.5B to care providers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58473570-68/payments-doctors-data-drug.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58473570-68/payments-doctors-data-drug.html.csp">Drug and device firms paid $3.5B to care providers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RICARDO</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">ALONSO-ZALDIVAR </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and JACK GILLUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-30T19:23:52.426-06:00">Updated Sep 30, 2014 07:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • From research grants to travel junkets, drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals billions of dollars last year, the government disclosed Tuesday in a new effort to spotlight potential ethical conflicts in medicine. The value of industry payments and other financial benefits totaled nearly $3.5 billion in the five-month period from August through December 2013, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which released the data. The massi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584735702014-09-30T19:23:52.426-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-30T19:23:52.426-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58473570@www.sltrib.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:23:52 MDT Valeant pitches potential eye drug, research focus http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58454863-79/valeant-allergan-drug-eye.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58454863-79/valeant-allergan-drug-eye.html.csp">Valeant pitches potential eye drug, research focus</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM MURPHY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-25T10:41:01.4-06:00">Updated Sep 25, 2014 10:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Valeant Pharmaceuticals is drawing attention to a potential glaucoma treatment and its focus on product development, as the Canadian drugmaker continues to build its case to investors for a takeover of Botox-maker Allergan. Irvine, California-based Allergan Inc. has rejected several acquisition bids from Valeant, the latest amounting to about $53 billion. Its executives have said Valeant would slash research and development funding too much if it took over. They’ve also said the offers undervalu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584548632014-09-25T10:41:01.4-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-25T10:41:01.4-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58454863@www.sltrib.com Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:41:01 MDT GE to give Penn State $10M for gas drilling center http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58450215-79/center-gas-drilling-penn.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58450215-79/center-gas-drilling-penn.html.csp">GE to give Penn State $10M for gas drilling center</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEVIN BEGOS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T09:22:01.717-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 09:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Pittsburgh • Penn State University said Wednesday that General Electric Co. will give the school up to $10 million to create a new center for natural gas industry research. Penn State President Eric Barron said the center will produce tangible benefits to the industry, to communities that are affected by drilling or related activity, and to consumers. GE said the money will support research projects, equipment, and undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral fellowships at The Center for Collabora...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584502152014-09-24T09:22:01.717-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-24T09:22:01.717-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58450215@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:22:01 MDT Mars mission opens India for space business http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58450130-68/story.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58450130-68/story.csp">Mars mission opens India for space business</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KATY DAIGLE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-24T08:57:03.019-06:00">Updated Sep 24, 2014 08:57AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New Delhi • India celebrated putting a spacecraft into orbit around Mars on Wednesday, hoping the rare feat will show the world it is open for business in space exploration and inspire a new generation of homegrown scientists to help drive growth. Those motivations help explain why India, a poor country of 1.2 billion, even invests in a space program when so many of its people lack access to proper toilets, electricity and health care. For one, boosting its space business has always been a key s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584501302014-09-24T08:57:03.019-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-24T08:57:03.019-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58450130@www.sltrib.com Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:57:03 MDT Livestrong CEO leaving after 14 years http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58446190-77/livestrong-armstrong-cancer-charity.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58446190-77/livestrong-armstrong-cancer-charity.html.csp">Livestrong CEO leaving after 14 years</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM VERTUNO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-23T23:28:58.457-06:00">Updated Sep 23, 2014 11:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Austin, Texas • The CEO of the cancer charity Livestrong is leaving after 14 years, a period in which the small local charity grew into a $500 million global brand before it was rocked by founder Lance Armstrong’s confession that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career. Doug Ulman helped Livestrong ride Armstrong’s sports career and celebrity into rapid and worldwide expansion. He also had to guide it through the two-year fallout of Armstrong’s cheating revelations that pro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584461902014-09-23T23:28:58.457-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T23:28:58.457-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58446190@www.sltrib.com Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:28:58 MDT Op-ed: Restore NIH funding so it can save more Utahns’ lives http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58429473-82/nih-research-funding-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58429473-82/nih-research-funding-utah.html.csp">Op-ed: Restore NIH funding so it can save more Utahns’ lives</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Carrie L. Byington</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T17:18:01.949-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 05:18PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Did you know that between 1900 and 2000 the average life expectancy in the U.S. increased from 44 years to 77? Or that the five-year survival rate for childhood cancer patients with acute lymphocytic leukemia in 1960 was less than 10 percent and is now almost 90 percent? These advancements in medicine and child health are directly linked to research funded by the National Institutes of Health. As a pediatrician and researcher at the University of Utah, I can personally attest to the vital roles ...</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> 58429473@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:18:01 MDT Former University of Utah President Chase Peterson dies http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58413869-78/peterson-university-president-chase.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58413869-78/peterson-university-president-chase.html.csp">Former University of Utah President Chase Peterson dies</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Peggy Fletcher Stack</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-14T22:46:26.39-06:00">Updated Sep 14, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chase N. Peterson was most at home on a college campus. The son of a university president, Peterson spent all but seven of his 84 years enveloped in the life of the mind — as student, professor, dean, researcher, and eventually reaching his father’s stature as president. But Peterson, the former University of Utah president who died in Salt Lake City on Sunday of complications from pneumonia, also relished the physical touch of medicine. “Chase began his career as a physician,” recalled longtime...</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> 58413869@www.sltrib.com Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:46:26 MDT Utah company gets grant for fuel cell research http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58369849-79/research-cell-fuel-department.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58369849-79/research-cell-fuel-department.html.csp">Utah company gets grant for fuel cell research</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-03T16:33:02.447-06:00">Updated Sep 3, 2014 04:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Materials & Systems Research, Inc. of Salt Lake City has received $2.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy for fuel-cell technological research. Based at 5395 W. 700 South, the company’s research program is one of 13 that will split $33 million the Energy Department has made available to develop “cost-effective, intermediate-temperature fuel cell technologies to improve grid stability and enable integration of renewable energy into the system.” Materials & System Research is in a th...</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> 58369849@www.sltrib.com Wed, 03 Sep 2014 16:33:02 MDT Utah State sets $220 million funding record for research http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58365033-78/research-million-funding-usu.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58365033-78/research-million-funding-usu.html.csp">Utah State sets $220 million funding record for research</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kristen moulton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T23:06:55.986-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 11:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Fueled by a huge increase in funding for its Space Dynamics Laboratory, Utah State University took in a record $220 million from government, corporate and foundation sources during the 2014 budget year. The $220 million was an increase of nearly 19 percent from the $185.4 million the Logan-based university received in fiscal 2013. “This is a big turnaround for us,” Mark McLellan, vice president for research, said after a news conference announcing the record. “This is a home run, out of the par...</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> 58365033@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:06:55 MDT