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Combining her love for art and science, biology student Allison Michas shares her process to build the muscle and cartilage layers as she reconstructs skulls for an evolution exhibit in the BYU Life Science Building.
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April 13, 2021
From anthropology to graphic design, BYU students are winning their fair share of year-end awards for excellence in their field of study.


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April 07, 2021
Drinking low-fat milk is associated with longer telomeres in adults. Adults who drink whole and 2% milk experience significant additional aging on the cellular level.
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March 31, 2021
AD-stricken brains show a genetic deficit in ability to use glucose
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Life Science Lifestyle
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April 05, 2021
There are approximately six million car crashes every year in the United States. Collisions can be fatal or result in injuries like whiplash, broken ribs, and concussions due to a couple of simple choices, so it’s time to treat them as a public health concern. Public health professor Steve Thygerson imparts advice on five topics that can prevent serious motor vehicle crashes.
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March 12, 2021
After facing a pandemic, historic job loss, the presidential election, and at-home work and school, it’s safe to say we are all coming off of one of the most challenging years of our lives. Pain is part of the mortal experience, but that doesn’t mean it has to dictate our lives.
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March 05, 2021
The overwhelming amount of information pertaining to COVID-19 is hard to digest and interpret, making it difficult to avoid misconceptions. Plant and Wildlife Sciences professor Ben Abbott and students Mitchell Greenhalgh, S. Isaac St. Clair, and Jonas Bush compiled and read over 115 studies on COVID-19 to make sense of the mask research. The team’s reflection of scientific evidence provides information on five common misconceptions about face masks.
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