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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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