Youth who serve strangers feel better about themselves, new research out of Brigham Young University finds. Service to strangers has benefits that go beyond the immediate feelings and consequences.
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On Monday, archaeologists announced they had found a 2,700-year-old seal impression from the First Temple Period that validates Biblical references from almost 3,000 years ago.
It is wise to accept the word of God on faith. Nevertheless, science has confirmed in a variety of ways that it is indeed “more blessed to give than to receive.” Studies show that generosity results in improved physical and mental health as well as improved social connections.
Whether they believe that Jesus of Nazareth was the Son of God or not, qualified scholars in relevant fields of study agree on one thing; the oft-repeated claim that Jesus of Nazareth was a mythical rather than historical figure is without foundation or merit.
Forty days before November 13, 1833, the Prophet Joseph Smith predicted this as the exact day when the largest meteor storm in history would erupt like fireworks across America. The great Leonid storm occurred just two and a third years before the visit of the Lord Jesus Christ and His messengers to the Kirtland Temple on April 3, 1836. A hypothesis that can be tested is whether other important events in the Restoration, such as the First Vision, might also be closely preceded by a spectacular event caused by a comet.
BYU research published today in Genome Medicine details a novel and promising approach in the effort to treat Alzheimer’s disease. BYU professors Perry Ridge and John Kauwe have discovered a rare genetic variant that provides a protective effect for high-risk individuals.
Civil engineer uses drones to help map impact to infrastructure.