SQ Radio introduces us to the brand new Molecular Biotechnology Lab on the University of Utah campus, where interdisciplinary research teams will collaborate to advance big areas in science like nanotechnology, renewable energy, early disease detection, and geochemistry.
Then they profile a USTAR - USU Energy Dynamics Lab project called Intuitive Building, where engineers are developing software and devices that essentially decode an office room scene in order to light it based on the occupants' daily patterns and preferences. The wave of the future!
Governor Herbert has called for a security audit of the state’s data systems following the loss (by hacking) of Medicaid data. In the second half of Thursday’s Access Utah our computer expert Jonathan Choate (from New Dawn Technologies) and Wayne Varga of Ecenturion and former Head of Network Security for the SLC Olympics will tell us how secure our information is out there in cyberspace and how we can protect ourselves.
In the first half of the program, Keith Woodwell from the Utah Division of Securities will help us avoid getting taken in a scam.
The Massacre at Mountain Meadow is an event in American history that continues to fascinate Mormons and non-Mormons alike in Utah and throughout the country. Utah State University will feature several works of art about and inspired by the massacre this week in Logan, including a play, a documentary film, and a panel discussion.
It’s a night of blues this week, with featured new albums from Elly Wininger and Paul Geremia. I’ll also play songs from new releases by Stuart Michael Burns, David Olney, and the Biscuit Kings, to name just a few. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.
The Obama Administration is proposing to keep the 2013 National Institute of Health budget the same as this year’s budget, 30.7 billion dollars. But researchers across the nation say it is not enough and it’s affecting the economy and the pace of medical advances. Today on the program producer Sheri Quinn talks to Maryland based oncologist Dr. Steve Meltzer who is leading an effort to increase the NIH funding to 33 billion dollars.