Women Should Be included in Exercise Research
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by Bean Life Science Museum
2w ago
Historically women have been excluded from exercise science research. Since Title IX, more studies have been done as there have been more female athletes. This episode of the Y Life Science Podcast explores the research conducted by Jessica Linde and Jayson Gifford. Jessica asked the question about exercise tolerance during different phases of the female menstrual cycle. Read more about this study here. This episode was recorded on October 19, 2023 ..read more
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The Rise of Athletic Training at BYU
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by Bean Life Science Museum
1M ago
Dr. Earlene Durrant (Dr. D) talks with Austen and Katy about her career in physical education and athletic training. She was inducted into the BYU Hall of Fame in 2000. You can read her bio here. Dr. D was selected as the honored alumnus for fall of 2023 for the College of Life Sciences. She was highlighted here in the college magazine (Impact) and this is a link to her seminar given on October 19, 2023 and a summary published on December 14, 2023. This episode was recorded on October 12, 2023 ..read more
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Food Insecurity Research
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by Bean Life Science Museum
2M ago
Dr. Rikelle Richards (rickelle_richards@byu.edu) and undergraduate student, Kyle Lyman, talk about their research study with nutrition and their work with the Provo Food and Care Coalition. Dr. Richards was recent awarded the 2023 General Education (GE) Professorship. Read more about Dr. Richards and this award here. If you are a BYU student experiencing food or house insecurity, visit foodandhousinginsecurity.byu.edu. If you are interested in work with Dr. Richards and her research, you can email her directly. This episode was recorded on September 27, 2023 ..read more
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Epigenetics and Forensics
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by Bean Life Science Museum
3M ago
Dr. Timothy Jenkins and undergraduate student, Kelaney Stalker join Austen and Katy to discuss epigenetics. Kelany describes a project she worked on to be able to differentiate between menstrual blood and peripheral blood using epigenetics. This work has implications in forensic science that could potentially help in domestic violence and sexual assault cases. This episode was recorded on September 27, 2023 ..read more
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Winging It! From Curiosity to a Scientific Fact
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by Bean Life Science Museum
4M ago
This episode introduces another research podcast called,  "Winging It! From Curiosity to Scientific Fact" produced by Dr. Steven Peck and his student research assistants. In this episode Courtney Roos and Sara Evans join Dr. Peck as they describe the scientific process and how they record and share their findings. They are specifically looking to answer questions about  birds and their songs. This episode was recorded on September 18, 2023 ..read more
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Creative Land Management
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by Bean Life Science Museum
7M ago
Dr. April Hulet and Curtis Drake explain how they are researching ways to restore native plants and grasses by managing cattle grazing.  ..read more
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Biodiversity and the importance of native Utah fishes
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by Bean Life Science Museum
8M ago
Dr. Mark Belk and undergraduate student, Noah Larsen discuss some of their research projects, specifically their paper about native Utah fishes. They also discuss the importance of understanding these species and their ecological role so that we can effectively preserve biodiversity. Dr. Belk mentions Doctrine and Covenants 59:18-20 (see below). 18 Yea, all things which come of the earth, in the season thereof, are made for the benefit and the use of man, both to please the eye and to gladden the heart; 19 Yea, for food and for raiment, for taste and for smell, to strengthen the body and to ..read more
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Solving Problems with Microbiology
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by Bean Life Science Museum
9M ago
Dr. Julianne Grose is joined by graduate student, Kenneth Ewool and undergraduate student, Ciara Green as they discuss how microbiology can solve problems. Specifically, they discuss phages (virus that infects bacteria) and metabolism.  ..read more
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Life Sciences and the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ
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by Bean Life Science Museum
10M ago
Dean Laura Bridgewater and undergraduate student, Emma Clawson, join Austen and Katy for this discussion about faith and science. Dean Bridgewater tells us about the learning objectives for a unique class taught in the College of Life Sciences which shares the title of this podcast episode, "Life Sciences and the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ." She also shares her goals for students who graduate from BYU in the College of Life Sciences. President Russell M. Nelson's April 2023 general conference talk, "Peacemakers Needed" is referenced in this episode. This episode was recorded on April 10 ..read more
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The Ecology of the Life Science Classroom
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by Bean Life Science Museum
11M ago
Dr. Liz Bailey and graduate student, Sierra Nichols talk about their biological science education research. The studies below look at various gender gaps observed in both remote and in-person science classrooms. Female In-Class Participation and Performance Increase with More Female Peers and/or a Female Instructor in Life Sciences Courses Participation and Performance by Gender in Synchronous Online Lectures: Three Unique Case Studies during Emergency Remote Teaching ..read more
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