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BYU team using wearable nanocomposite sensor and AI to create prescription-like system for chronic back pain

By Emily Lambert May 24, 2023 11:10 AM
To find effective therapies for chronic low back pain, and to help curb opioid addiction, the NIH created the Back Pain Consortium Research Program. BYU is one of 10 major universities (along with Harvard, Ohio State and the University of Utah) tapped to help with this effort, and new work from researchers here has led to a system to prescribe patient-specific back pain remedies like doctors would prescribe medication.

BYU civil engineering professor chosen as traveling lecturer

By Mabel Wheeler May 23, 2023 04:00 PM
Professor Kyle Rollins will break new ground as he lectures across the U.S. about earthquake engineering.

Past SIOY contestant James Orgill creates successful YouTube channel

By Mandy R. Herrera May 17, 2023 01:12 PM
James Orgill wanted to use his chemical engineering degree to help others learn about science, but he never imagined that he would become a popular YouTuber.

BYU students engineer most fuel-efficient vehicle on the continent, drive away with national title

By Shelby Clark May 11, 2023 01:40 PM
Engineering students at BYU have built a vehicle that can travel from Provo to Niagara Falls on one gallon of gas. To be exact, it can travel 1,915.83 miles per gallon, an astounding distance that is not only the best in the United States, but the best across the Americas.