Two hundred million years ago, dinosaurs walked across the expanse of land that is now Utah. Today, the final traces of them are still in Red Fleet State Park, but unknowing tourists have been damaging the fossils irreperably.
The carcasses were nearly 23 kilograms while American badgers on average weighing about 6-9 kilograms.
Outgoing US President Barack Obama has just issued an executive order that creates two new national monuments in Utah and Nevada, essentially protecting 1.65-million acres of land from development.
The latest instrument to fight off child pornography is none other than a man's bestfriend. Meet URL, pronounced "Earl." URL is a police dog who is tasked to sniff electronic storage media that possibly contains child pornography files.
A mysterious green foam bubbled through a roadway drain in Utah.
The water level in the north arm of Utah's Great Salt Lake has reached a new low, and the south arm is within a foot of a new record, too.
Utah's Henry Mountains is home to a viable population of genetically pure, disease-free American bison. Researchers say this could open new doors for improved conservation of these animals, which were recently named the U.S. National Mammal.
University of Kansas researchers recently published findings on 50 million-year-old rocks and their microbial remnants in a river formation that runs through Utah, Colorado and Wyoming. They say that for Mars, their study reveals some new clues to seek out.
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' public-comment period for considering whether to restore bison herds to the state ends in late September. After that, the agency will be a bit closer to deciding yay or nay regarding a publicly-managed herd in the state.
Stone arches in Utah, some of which have fallen on trails over the years, are being tested for their seismic tones, or humming sounds.
Editorial: While it's not a pit of tar in a Los Angeles park, it may be nearly as good in terms of providing a predator record of the Jurassic period. Paleontologists will continue to study this predator pit in Utah, first explored in 1928. Today they're using new technology, photogammetry.