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Water cycle diagrams are giving us a false sense of water security
Diagrams of the earth’s water cycle used in education and research throughout the world are in urgent need of updating to show the effects of human interference, according to new analysis by a BYU-led team of international hydrology experts.
Study: Want to help the vaccine hesitant become pro-vaccine? Have them meet someone with a vaccine-preventable disease
New research from BYU professors Brian Poole, Jamie Jensen and their students finds there is a better way to help increase support for vaccinations: Expose people to the pain and suffering caused by vaccine-preventable diseases instead of trying to combat people with vaccine facts.
Part of the search: A Q & A with the student commencement speaker
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.
Inspired BYU grad a force against global disease
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.
Study finds bedrock is teeming with microorganisms protecting water quality
It has long been known that purifying processes in soils and river beds can remove some of this nitrogen pollution, but a new study co-authored by BYU researcher Ben Abbott published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals that groundwater microorganisms are responsible for mo
BYU researchers create a FitBit-like device for figure skaters
A team of BYU researchers, backed by funding from the U.S. Figure Skating Association, have created a device that helps measure the impact of jumps on figure skaters — kind of like a FitBit for ice skating.
The way you move post-surgery is connected to long-term success of ACL reconstruction
People who have had ACL reconstruction surgery and continue to feel symptoms are found to overload or underload their injured leg 4 to 5 percent more than the asymptomatic group.
BYU genetic researchers solve a giant mystery: How Shawn Bradley got to be so tall
After mapping Shawn Bradley's genome, BYU researchers found his extreme height was a result of him having nearly every common genetic variant that positively affects height.
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