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May 04, 2021
They may be tiny weapons, but BYU’s holography research group has figured out how to create lightsabers — green for Yoda and red for Darth Vader, naturally — with actual luminous beams rising from them.
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March 15, 2021
Like every other human biometric identification system before it, there are still significant security flaws in some of the most advanced identity verification technology. BYU computer and electrical engineering professor D.J. Lee has decided there is a better and more secure way to use your face for restricted access.
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November 09, 2020
Four BYU professors across four disciplines — molecular biology, chemistry, integrated optics and chemical processing — have created a method to extract superbugs from whole blood, prep them for testing and then provide a diagnosis all in under one hour.


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December 19, 2019
A BYU electrical engineering professor has found an innovative and inexpensive way to teach students how to program self-driving cars. Instead of building a full-scale autonomous vehicle, DJ Lee used RC cars and an indoor mini course to give students a crash course in the vocabulary and tech behind autonomous vehicles.
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October 22, 2019
Computer engineers have created a protocol that significantly extends the distance a Wi-Fi-enabled device can send and receive signals.
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March 04, 2019
Unlikely solution comes from Ph.D. student who also moonlights as a standup comedian
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August 06, 2018
Phased array feed will increase the field of view by more than five times
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August 30, 2017
BYU researchers have created a miniaturized, portable version of a tool now capable of analyzing Mars’ atmosphere — and that’s just one of its myriad possible uses.

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August 14, 2017
Researchers at BYU are the first to 3D-print a viable microfluidic device small enough to be effective at a scale much less than 100 micrometers.

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March 23, 2017
Brigham Young University researchers have developed new glass technology that could add a new level of flexibility to the microscopic world of medical devices.

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November 09, 2016
A Brigham Young University MRI expert worked with a UK-based team on the world’s largest health-imaging study, a massive undertaking to scan the brain of more than 100,000 people to find connections with developing diseases.

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April 24, 2016
Computer engineering students at BYU spent this past semester creating a robotic, vision-controlled foosball table with the objective to beat a human foosball player. The project was a great success. Only problem? The A.I. is a too good.

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April 04, 2012
Professor Aaron Hawkins and a team of electrical engineering students and faculty have created fully-functioning, eye-catching light suits that flash to music.

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