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Mary Davis research

A study published in Nature Genetics identifies biomarkers in multiple sclerosis patients that indicate if they are more likely to develop liver injury when treated for the disease.

A new parenting study led by professor Ali Crandall finds that the greater emotional control and problem-solving abilities a mother has, the less likely her children will develop behavioral problems such as throwing tantrums or fighting.

A group of BYU professors has found that giving students access to their personal biological data has a profound impact on their learning experience.

New research by BYU biologist Blaine Griffen finds the increase in swimming could permanently affect polar bear populations, leading to smaller bears, reduced reproduction rates and even increased risk of death for the bears.

Professor Belk on a boat talking to students

BYU biology students get their hands dirty with an inspiring field experience in Alaska. 

Alzheimers Study

BYU biologists have discovered a rare genetic variant that helps people who should get Alzheimer's remain healthy.

A newly published study by BYU researchers details how marijuana affects an adolescent brain’s reward center, at the cellular level.

We all know that a poor diet is unhealthy, but a new BYU study finds that stress may just as harmful to our bodies as a really bad diet.

A new study by the duo of BYU professors finds the stride length people naturally choose is the best for them, whether they are experienced or inexperienced runners.

Thanks to a national initiative, salad bars are showing up in public schools across the country. Now a BYU researchers is trying to figure out how to get kids to eat from them.