To help women prevent rather than simply treat preterm birth, Adam Woolley and BYU chemistry Ph.D. student Mukul Sonker have created a small chip that will predict with 90 percent accuracy a woman’s risk for preterm birth.
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Move over, honeybee and seagull: it’s time to meet Moabosaurus utahensis, Utah’s newly discovered dinosaur, whose past reveals even more about the state’s long-term history.
Statistically improbable signs and wonders are sent by the Lord “that there should be no cause for unbelief among the children of men.” In the scriptures we see that the Lord often “doubles down." Two signs linked to comets in the 1830’s are proposed as examples of synchronized signs.
Students partner with Lockheed Martin to use video game VR for engineering training.
Even though scientific understanding has evolved tremendously in the course of human history, each generation is typically pretty confident that they have the answers. While the humble and inquisitive can acknowledge that we still have a lot to learn, it’s human nature to believe that we are probably right.
Experts in the media are still repeating the same century-old, increasingly discredited theories about Jesus that date to the late 19th and early 20th century. However, recent dramatic archaeological discoveries and developments in New Testament studies are challenging these older, now obsolete theories.
Researchers at BYU were major contributors to the first fully successful effort to sequence the genome of quinoa—a grain experts believe may hold the key to feeding the world’s growing population.