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Three BYU student finalists at sports medicine conference

November 23, 2022
Three undergraduate students from BYU's exercise science program were selected as finalists in the Undergraduate Student Research Competition at the annual meeting of the Southwest Region of the American College of Sports Medicine.
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Cougars in the Chocolate Factory

November 22, 2022
BYU food science majors Carolyn Chen, Shayden Smith, Janece Nufer, and Erin Caswell put their wisdom to work when they interned at Halloren—the oldest chocolate factory in Germany. They were able to develop a new flavor combination that is approved for production.
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Curiosity on Display at the 2022 CURA Poster Presentations

November 18, 2022
Over seventy Life Sciences students hung their research posters in the BYU Conference Center on Thursday, November 10, creating a maze of well-dressed scientists presenting developing discoveries before judges. All projects were partially funded by a College Undergraduate Research Award (CURA), grant money donated to innovative undergraduate students working with faculty members. Every year judges have the challenge of selecting only three presentations in each department to receive additional cash prizes, and every year the College of Life Sciences comes prepared with their knowledge and passion, ready to create ripples of impact in the scientific community.
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BYU students learn from the healthiest humans on earth in the blue zone of Ikaria, Greece

November 17, 2022
There are five locations around the globe where people reach the age of 100 at 10 times greater rates than U.S. averages. These Blue Zones, as they are called, are home to the healthiest people on earth:
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BYU exercise science researchers pinpoint new method to optimize personal aerobic workouts

November 02, 2022
New BYU research unveils a more effective way to determine the intensity at which each person should work out to achieve the greatest results. A study appearing in the Journal of Applied Physiology outlines a new system to create not just personalized workouts, but “prescribed” workouts that provide results regardless of an individual’s current health.


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What should you do if you see a bear? First, don't run away

Would you know what to do if you crossed paths with a bear? Most of us will only see a bear from a distance. But, by understanding bear behavior, you can better prepare for what to do if a bear takes an interest in you.
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Coming to Know Christ Through Medicine

October 24, 2022
After spending a significant amount of time in hospitals addressing her firstborn's health challenges, Shanna Crow (‘22) decided she wanted to work in medicine. She further cultivated her passion for medical lab work as an intern at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado.
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Shared Roots and Survival in the Quaking Aspen

October 17, 2022
Water flows through the soft soil and the aspen trees’ roots soak up every last drop. But the lone aspen cut off from its family’s interconnected root system receives less water, and ultimately, may suffer fatal consequences.
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Taking Flight In Genomics

October 11, 2022
Andy VanDomelen (‘22) developed an interest in photography as a teenager. When he was on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, his father borrowed his camera, and the two bonded through an interest in bird photography. This interest morphed into an intrigue in different bird species, which ultimately led VanDomelen to study bacteria samples from turkeys in microbiology and molecular biology professor David Erickson’s lab.
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