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June 19, 2020
A group of BYU alums and BYU students have created a low-cost, lightweight ventilator that just received emergency FDA approval for use during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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June 15, 2020
To protect both patients and practitioners during COVID-19, BYU nursing and technology professors collaborated to design a digital, 3D-printed stethoscope that makes it possible to listen to the heart and lungs of their patients while standing up to 50 feet away.
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April 07, 2020
School of Technology professor Amanda Hughes has spent her career studying social media during disasters and crises. Her work looks at how members of the public turn to social media during a crisis and how they find trustworthy information.
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April 01, 2020
In a corner lab of the BYU Crabtree Technology Building, there is a constant hum as five machines zip back and forth. Hour by hour and layer by layer, a group of 3D printers are churning out protective face masks.
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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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September 04, 2019
New Department of Defense-sponsored research from BYU’s Fire Research Lab is getting into the microscopic details of how fast wildfires burn.
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July 16, 2019
Researchers from BYU and the Netherlands’ Delft University of Technology may have figured out a secret to get people to buy more fresh produce: dress veggies up in black.
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June 17, 2019
A multidisciplinary team of BYU chemistry and engineering researchers has been tasked by NASA to develop a system to measure the size and electrical charge of Mars dust — a detail seemingly innocuous, yet critical to the success of human missions to the Red Planet.
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April 09, 2019
The best place for a bird's voice box is low in the airway, researchers find
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March 19, 2019
Equipped with funding and support from NASA, Brigham Young University mechanical engineers have built an inflatable robot similar to the lovable Baymax character from Disney’s Big Hero Six.
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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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February 19, 2019
In BYU’s new Mixed Reality Lab, students are forging a new frontier of virtual and augmented reality. The lab becomes scattered with robots. Equipped with a headset and a controller, a player is tasked with saving the lab from an invasion. Their reality is mixed with augmented 3D technology.
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February 13, 2019
"Developable mechanisms" are built into the surfaces of structures
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December 12, 2018
Water-well drill can now reach more remote locations around globe
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October 30, 2018
Research has military and package delivery implications
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October 16, 2018
BYU a major contributor to the "drone revolution"
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October 16, 2018
More than 250 students from 8 universities have participated
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