BYU seeks to develop students of faith, intellect, and character. In addition to teaching classes, most BYU professors also conduct research in their academic field. Students – even at the undergraduate level – participate in research and publish their work alongside a faculty mentor. Here are the stories of what they discover together.
New research from BYU’s autism experts is providing clues into the link between aggression and autism — clues the team hopes will eventually lead to more effective intervention.
Researchers at BYU were major contributors to the first fully successful effort to sequence the genome of quinoa—a grain experts believe may hold the key to feeding the world’s growing population.
If you want students to eat well, what they really need is a real meal—at least that’s according to a new BYU study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.
Introvert, extrovert, or ambivert? Susan Cain, bestselling author and renowned TED talk speaker, spoke about the importance of understanding how we can best fit within those personality types at this week's BYU Forum.
Inspired by Tolkien, Dirk Elzinga created his own language as a teenager. That dabbling eventually led to a career as a linguist: one who is documenting a trio of endangered Native American languages.
Apparently bugs are a great source of protein. That’s why food science researchers at BYU are looking at how to process insects, specifically crickets, to make them more palatable to the western world.
BYU’s new collaborative alternate reality game, designed to attract youth to STEM, lets teens join forces with a mysterious group of innovators to fight the destructive entity known as “S.”
"Don't Stop Believin'" and "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" are among the list of pop songs researchers say people are connecting to on a spiritual level.
A new BYU study found children who frequently engage with superhero culture are more likely to be physically and relationally aggressive one year later and not more likely to be defenders of kids being picked on by bullies.