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2012-06-12 14:34:10

In between the vertebrae of the human spine are 23 Oreo-sized, cartilage-filled discs that hold the vertebrae together and allow for spine movement.

2012-03-06 10:42:36

Carrying a gun in bear country doesn’t mean you’re more protected in the event of a bear encounter.

Photo illustration by Jaren Wilkey/BYU
2012-02-11 08:39:21

A new Brigham Young University study found that 16-18 year olds perform better academically when they shave about two hours off that recommendation.

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2011-10-30 07:17:03

Nonsmokers who live in locations with high levels of air pollution are approximately 20% more likely to die as a result of lung cancer.

Profanity In TV And Video Games Linked To Teen Aggression
2011-10-17 03:56:26

While it's been long established that watching violent scenes increases aggression levels, a new study in the medical journal Pediatrics suggests that profanity in the media may have a similar effect.

Does Materialism Harm Marriage?
2011-10-14 10:05:33

Couples who rank money and material goods as important in their lives might be worse off in their relationships than those who aren’t as materialistic.

2011-10-13 10:15:26

New research to be published Oct. 13 confirms The Beatles' lyrical hypothesis and finds that "the kind of thing that money just can't buy" is a happy and stable marriage.


Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.