27 Sep, Sunday
55° F


Image Alt

Author: Emma Penrod

Emma Penrod is a journalist based in rural Utah who covers science, technology, business and environmental health. She writes a weekly water politics newsletter at pactio.us/host/emma-penrod and Tweets about the latest science and industry news @EmaPen. When she's not writing, reading or researching, she's hunting sagebrush-scented air fresheners.

Remote work would clean up our air, employ our rural communities, and

Periods of economic recession often lead to a rise in solopreneurs.

If our companies and schools can’t make the transition to remote work

Can our desert climate keep up with demand for water?

First Uber and Door Dash, then Instacart— prescription delivery could be next,

Utah, Sheri Gibb says, seems like it should be the perfect place

Multi-level marketing companies promise part-time work that will bring in lots of

One Wasatch plans to connect our ski resorts could bring discontent to

Reforms in Chinese policy cost have cost Utah recyclers thousands, but new

Researchers and academics say lust for money has corrupted Utah’s burgeoning stem

In pursuit of capital, ‘FemTech’ inventors look for appeal beyond narrow gender

How Utah’s community approach to a one-person sport gave rise to a

How several Utahns hoarded their salaries so they could quit their jobs

Utah CEOs grapple with the reality of layoffs as venture-backed startups mature.

When Kelsey O’Callaghan raised $70,000 on Kickstarter to create “the world’s driest

David Giardinelli grew up in a family of artists. His parents, both

Multiple up-and-coming Utah companies, including Canopy and Younique, as well as long-term

Though touted as a billion dollar industry, many life coaches aren’t qualified,

Given that President Donald Trump made his fortune in real estate, it

There are no shortcuts to genius, experts say. But the path to

With depression, anxiety, and suicide rates on the rise employers are looking

After founding and growing three music-related businesses—all while raising eight children—Karmel Larson

Despite Utah employers’ current run on the labor market, fewer employees are

Paula Sageser didn’t intend to become an entrepreneur until a layoff forced

Teenagers no longer need to mow lawns to babysit, today's youth are