Latest Brigham Young University Stories

2010-06-04 07:10:00

Every minute, 10,000 gallons of water mysteriously gush out of the desert floor at a place called Ash Meadows, an oasis that is home to 24 plant and animal species found nowhere else in the world.

2010-06-02 13:55:41

Not surprising: Telecommuters balance work and family life better than office workers.

2010-05-22 08:20:00

All the gossip, insults and dirty looks add up fast on popular reality shows, far outpacing the level seen in equally popular dramas, comedies and soap operas according to a new Brigham Young University study.

2010-05-10 14:24:53

Treating clinical depression on the telephone is nearly as effective as face-to-face consultations, a new Brigham Young University study finds.

2010-03-28 09:26:32

Space Florida recently announced the names of three winning school teams in Florida for the Mars Experiment Design Competition, which will bring the nation one step closer to the Martian surface.

2010-02-24 06:40:00

Two complete skull fossils from sauropods were found at Dinosaur National Monument, scientists announced on Tuesday.

2009-11-17 09:50:00

A new study in the Journal of American College Health finds that students placed by their universities in coed housing are more likely to binge drink each week than students placed in all-male or all-female housing.

2009-11-05 09:00:00

Findings from a new national study reveal the power of mentors, particularly those in the teaching profession.

2009-10-25 07:20:00

People are unconsciously fairer and more generous when they are in clean-smelling environments, according to a soon-to-be published study led by a Brigham Young University professor.

2009-10-14 13:20:00

Paleontologists say a vast collection of broken dinosaur bones unearthed in southeast Utah were smashed underfoot by other dinosaurs shortly after they died.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.