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Even a few puffs of secondhand smoke raises death risk, BYU study finds

Inhaling secondhand cigaratte smoke or air pollution increases risk of death from cardiovascular disease by 20 to 30 percent, according to a new study led by BYU epidemiologist C. Arden Pope III. The paper is published in the new issue of Circulation, the journal of the American Heart Association.

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A group of innovative BYU students from the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department found a way to etch the entire text of The Book of Mormon onto a thin silicon disc (called a wafer in the electronics world) that can fit in the palm of your hand.


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BYU quiz bowl brainiacs compete on NBC’s Capital One College Bowl

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Years of studying, hours of watching Jeopardy, and a general love of learning have landed three Brigham Young University students on a nationally televised stage this fall as they showcase their trivia chops on season two of NBC’s “Capital One College Bowl.”
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It just makes cents: BYU study shows children need hands-on experience to learn financial responsibility

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