Stories from Life Sciences:
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.
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.
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.
Researchers at BYU were major contributors to the first fully successful effort to sequence the genome of quinoa—a grain experts believe may hold the key to feeding the world’s growing population.
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