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BYU joins three medical schools on $4 million NFL study for hamstring injuries

October 18, 2021
Brigham Young University is one of four universities partnering on a new $4 million NFL grant to study the prevention and treatment of hamstring injuries among football players.


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Cracking the Code on Multiple Sclerosis

October 04, 2021
It was a splash of ice-cold water in the face. Amy Hernandez’s friend was only seventeen years old and just diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, a disease that deteriorates the body. Hernandez (‘23) was in her second year of her molecular biology degree at BYU. The sudden, very early onset diagnosis prompted hours of research under her mentor, microbiology and molecular biology professor Mary Davis, to answer the question: why is early MS onset in ethnic minorities reached at an earlier age than in Caucasian populations?
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Sprouts from the Ashes

October 04, 2021
Also hailing from Europe, marine biology student and Sheffield, England native Rebekah Stanton (’21) wanted to earn her PhD at BYU but couldn’t find a program that fit her needs. After receiving an unexpected email from plant and wildlife sciences professor Sam St Clair, she packed her bags and joined his research team to study just the opposite of marine biology—they were going to study the desert.
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Tips to survive a bear encounter

May 05, 2021
As people are drawn to the great outdoors, encountering one of nature’s formidable creatures is a possibility. Knowing how to respond to a bear encounter can save a life. Tom Smith, plant and wildlife sciences professor and former national parks research biologist, has studied North American bears for decades and offers advice on what to do to avoid and survive encounters.
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Five tips to faithfully approach the intersection between faith and science

April 30, 2021
No one knows everything about religion or science, yet. We must patiently learn from religion and science as we address uncertainties as the two converge. Biology professor Jamie Jensen provides five tips to faithfully approach the intersection of faith and science.
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How to prevent a serious car crash

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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