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July 25, 2019
Study details first global analysis of world's most abundant creatures
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June 10, 2019
New study finds texbook depictions need to be updated to show human impact
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May 20, 2019
Learning first-hand of the pain and cost of vaccine-preventable diseases moves the needle
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April 22, 2019
As a young girl growing up in Lagos, Nigeria, Moremi Hamblin saw her parents as prime examples of the difference an education can make in the quality of life.
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April 22, 2019
David Kastner will represent the graduates as the student speaker at BYU’s Commencement exercises this month. Like many of his fellow graduates, he has accomplished a lot during his time at BYU.
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February 03, 2019
Nitrogen pollution from human fertilizer and fossil fuels affects two-thirds of freshwater bodies worldwide and causes billions of dollars of damage to fisheries and ecosystems annually. It triggers harmful algal blooms and dead zones where only worms and bacteria can survive.
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January 14, 2019
Project is funded by the U.S. Figure Skating Association
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September 17, 2018
A third of people who undergo ACL reconstruction surgery will have osteoarthritis in their injured knee within 10 years. Within two decades, nearly 50 percent will — terrible odds for getting a debilitating condition with no known cure.
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September 05, 2018
Former basketball pro has incredibly unique combination of genetic variants that affect height
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July 20, 2018
Peter Searle shouted triumphantly and raised the forceps above the slimy worktable on the dock at Pybus Point, Alaska.
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July 16, 2018
Study published in Nature Genetics could lead to more individualized approach to MS care
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June 12, 2018
Newly-published research from BYU provides important evidence supporting the long-term safety and viability of bariatric surgery.

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May 31, 2018
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.

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April 10, 2018
A group of BYU professors has found that giving students access to their personal biological data has a profound impact on their learning experience.

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March 18, 2018
BYU has now won the title six times since 2003
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February 22, 2018
Anne Thomas is only the fifth BYU student to earn the all-expenses-paid fellowship since Bill and Melinda Gates started the Gates Cambridge Scholarship program in 2000.

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February 13, 2018
Most people agree that getting a little exercise helps when dealing with stress. A new BYU study discovers exercise under stress also helps protect your memory.

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January 30, 2018
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.

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