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Soccer Stars Cherish Role in Life-Saving Program

Senior soccer stars Lizzy Braby and Rachel Lyman reflect on their time with BYU's Rheumatic Relief program.

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BYU, University of Colorado scientists may have discovered the most lifeless place on Earth

August 12, 2021 07:31 AM
A group of scientists from Brigham Young University and the University of Colorado have found a remote location deep in the icy heart of Antarctica’s Transantarctic Mountains where the soil contains no distinguishable sign of life. It represents the first time humans have discovered earthly soil that appears uninhabitable.
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BYU major partner in project to combat Alzheimer's, dementia in Native, Pacific Islander communities

August 09, 2021 06:00 AM
BYU is a major partner in a new $14.6-million National Institute on Aging-funded project to expand treatment and research on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia in American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander groups.
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BYU biologists travel the world to chart over 6,300 dragonfly species

July 28, 2021 11:52 AM
A team of BYU biologists has been tracking dragonflies around the world, from Vietnam to the islands of Vanuatu. Their goal is to piece together the first-ever phylogenic tree of all 6,300 known species and their ancestors.
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Work to be done before people feel ready for COVID-19 vaccine, BYU study finds

October 13, 2020 06:00 AM
A new BYU study, published in the journal Vaccines, shows that 68% of respondents are supportive of being vaccinated for COVID-19, but concerns remain about side effects, sufficient vaccine testing and vaccine effectiveness.


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Climate Research in Alaska

BYU students have the adventure of a lifetime and conduct important research on climate change while catching fish in the world's most beautiful outdoor classroom.
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Gene variant protects against Alzheimer's

BYU researchers identify gene variation that protects against Alzheimer’s disease; Study reveals specific reason why people who should get the disease don’t
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Wildflower Guide: Beautiful Native Plants on Utah's Wasatch Plateau

BYU biology professor Richard Gill describes wildflowers that grow on Utah's Wasatch Plateau.
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