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Computer Modeling Could Lead to New Method for Detecting, Managing Prostate Cancer

A new study coauthored by BYU researchers may lead to a more accurate system for early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of prostate cancer. It’s a promising development given prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among men...
22-Nov-2016 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Sunshine Matters a Lot to Mental Health; Temperature, Pollution, Rain Not So Much


Sunshine matters. A lot. The idea isn’t exactly new, but according to a recent study, when it comes to your mental and emotional health, the amount of time between sunrise and sunset is the weather variable that matters most.
11-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

The Sounds of Eating May Reduce How Much You Eat


New study shows food sound is an important sensory cue.
15-Mar-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Teaching Children with Disabilities to Monitor Their Behavior, Improves Their Behavior


According to BYU professor Blake Hansen, children with developmental and intellectual disabilities are one of the most understudied populations in the US, but he’s working to change that.
14-Mar-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tiny Origami-Inspired Devices Opening Up New Possibilities for Minimally-Invasive Surgery

BYU mechanical engineering professors Larry Howell and Spencer Magleby have made a name for themselves by applying the principles of origami to engineering. Now they’re applying their origami skills to a new realm: the human body.
2-Mar-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Gastric Bypass Surgery Can Reduce Risk of Death Even for Advanced Ages

New research challenges assumption that people can be too old for surgery.
11-Feb-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Why Your Muscles Get Less Sore as You Stick with Your Gym Routine


BYU research shows unexpected immune system cells may help repair muscles.
8-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Reviving Ancient Technology to Save a Monument

See stunning videos and photos from a one-of-a-kind archaeology project in Petra, Jordan.
3-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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BYU Scientist Finds a Towering Mountain on an Earth-Like Moon


NASA featured the work of Jani Radebaugh this week, who discovered a 10,948 foot peak on Saturn's largest moon.
30-Mar-2016 1:05 PM EDT

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