Fall 2012
Thursday, November 15, 2012

Scientists at BYU and several other leading Alzheimer’s research institutions have discovered a rare genetic mutation that increases the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
Thursday, October 11, 2012

Scientists used to believe that 95 percent of our DNA was useless, termed “junk DNA.” New evidence suggests their estimate was quite a bit off.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012

For over two decades, BYU has been excavating in an area of Egypt known as the Fayoum. The excavation concession consists of three areas: a huge cemetery, a small pyramid, and a Greco-Roman township.
Tuesday, October 02, 2012

In the process of piecing together the evolutionary history of snakes and lizards, biologists have discovered that nearly every living species of snake came from a bizarre group of small, blind, burrowing snakes.
Monday, September 24, 2012

It is commonly assumed that you can “work up an appetite” with a vigorous workout. Turns out that theory may not be completely accurate – at least immediately following exercise.
Monday, September 24, 2012

Expanding employee waistlines could be shrinking company bottom lines, new research out of Brigham Young University shows.