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Digital Immortality

Posted: Sep 05, 2014

From the elixir of life to the fountain of youth, people have been searching for a way into immortality since humans could think.

Although science hasn’t led us that far yet, Dr. Barry Lunt from the BYU College of Informational Technology and Dr. Matthew Linford from the BYU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry have created a way for our digital information to be immortal—or, at least, nearly so.

On July 21, Lunt and ...

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A Lab in Your Living Room

Posted: Aug 13, 2014

Dr. Adam Woolley's lab is in the process of developing a device that will allow people to test themselves for diseases at home.

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Kara Stowers Joins Inorganic Faculty

Posted: Aug 06, 2014

Dr. Kara Stowers explains her past research in catalysis, and looks forward to her time at BYU.

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Finding New Treatments for Tuberculosis and Malaria in Nature

Posted: Jun 25, 2014

Dr. Michaelis' lab is developing "assembly-line chemical synthesis" using processes found in nature.

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Using Sponges to Soak Up Smog's Secrets

Posted: May 28, 2014

Dr. Milton Lee and his research group are helping to eliminate smog, one monolithic structure and nanometer sieve at a time.

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BYU Chemists Research Gamma Alumina

Posted: Apr 23, 2014

Stacey Smtih, Brian Woodfield, and Juliana Boerio-Goates team up with Branton Campbell (Department of Physics and Astronomy) to study this important material.

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Unexpected Path to a Well-Deserved Honor

Posted: Apr 23, 2014

Dr. Milton Lee was recently awarded the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award from LCGC Europe at the International Hyphenated Techniques in Chromatography Conference in Bruges, Belgium.

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Decoding Disease

Posted: Apr 02, 2014

Dr. Adam Woolley and Dr. Milton Lee create nanofluidic devices that can predict and detect diseases based on the proteins present in blood.

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