A growing number of college students are using the ADHD medication Adderall to give them an academic edge, and they’re tweeting about it. Thanks to Twitter, tracking roughly when and where Adderall use happens is now possible. So a group of BYU health science and computer science researchers did just that.
Physics graduate student Ben Christensen received first place in the first ever BYU Grad Expo, which was sponsored by the Graduate Studies Society. Competing against every department in the university, Christensen won with his oral presentation on creating microphones strong enough to study the sound waves of NASA rockets.
Discovery has personal meaning for one scientist. As a teenage student athlete, Emily Bates hated never knowing when the next migraine would strike, disrupting her schoolwork, practices and competitions. Now it’s payback time.
For anyone who ever fantasized about life as an astronaut, launching rockets, or exploring Mars, BYU’s Astrofest makes those dreams a reality.
Imagine getting hit by a 6-foot-6-inch, 270-pound man running at you at sixteen miles per hour.
You can’t win a student Emmy for cutting hair, but you can win one for making a short film about a Spanish hair stylist with a unique client.
What if we could starve cancer? Dr. Josh Andersen aims to do just that, with his team of eight students and a slew of tumors in petri dishes.
BYU student programmers Alyssa Meservy, Paul Draper, and Ryan Stringham, coded a win on Saturday, March 23, at the BYU ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) Team Coding Challenge.
Terik Daly, a former BYU student in the Department of Geological Sciences, recently received a highly competitive NSF (National Science Foundation) Graduate Research Fellowship as well as the Geological Society of America’s Stephen E. Dwornik Award.
Y-Chem (the BYU student chapter of the American Chemical Society) has found a solution to help middle school and high school students understand and experience the awesomeness of chemistry—Open Lab Day, which takes place on May 11 and May 18.