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Nov
19
2020
Interdisciplinary Research to Improve Body Composition
As people age, they lose lean muscle mass without appropriate interventions. That decline has a variety of health implications. LesLee Funderburk in Baylor Human Sciences and Design researches methods to counter that loss and improve health throughout the aging process.
Nov
16
2020
Study Examines Cynical Hostility and Pathways to Cardiovascular Disease
Cynical hostility is a potential pathway to cardiovascular disease by preventing a healthy response to stress over time, according to a study led by Baylor University in the journal Psychophysiology.
Nov
12
2020
Racially Diverse Congregations in the U.S. Have Nearly Tripled, Baylor Study Finds
Racially diverse congregations have increased substantially in the United States over the past 20 years, and the percentage of all-white congregations has declined, according to a study by Baylor University sociologists.
Nov
10
2020
Shrinking the Circle: Reducing Impact on an E3 Attack
Electrical and computer engineering professor Mack Grady contributes to U.S. national defense efforts through electric power systems research.
Nov
6
2020
A Preeminent Christian Research University
Baylor University's vision affirms that the world needs a preeminent Christian research university, addressing significant global challenges through top-tier research. Learn more about Baylor's plans to grow the University's research enterprise and pursue R1/Tier research status.
Nov
6
2020
Applied Mathematics, From Engines to Outer Space
From combustion engines to black holes, Tim Sheng's applied math research demonstrates how mathematics provide interdisciplinary heft to tackle meaningful challenges in the physical world.
Nov
4
2020
Construction Engineering at the Molecular Level
Daniel Romo pursues drug leads to fight cancer through the synthesis of organic molecules.
Nov
4
2020
Driving Breakthroughs in Renewable Energy
Annette von Jouanne advances sustainable transportation methods inside her Baylor laboratory.
Nov
4
2020
Leigh Greathouse Career Award: Linking Diet and Cancer Treatment
Leigh Greathouse, Ph.D., human sciences and design faculty and cancer survivor, receives $480,000 Department of Defense Career Development Award to study link between diet and colon cancer treatment.
Nov
3
2020
Algorithmic Academics
A journey into the world of data sciences at Baylor University, from disciplines like statistical science, computer science, public health, information systems, Biblical studies and more.
Oct
30
2020
$2 Million Gift from DeBakey Medical Foundation Establishes New Chair Position
Houston-based Foundation creates Chair in Medical Humanities; Lauren Barron announced as chairholder.
Oct
27
2020
Baylor University and Compassion International Announce Research Partnership
Both organizations commit to research partnership to address issues that keep many in poverty.
Oct
26
2020
Science for Seminaries: Grant Equips Baylor’s Truett Seminary to Incorporate Science into Curriculum
In many settings, the perceived gap between curriculum in science classes and seminaries can be difficult to bridge. Baylor University's Truett Seminary, however, is doing just that thanks to a grant providing science insights for ministry professionals.
Oct
12
2020
Following the Data in Autism Research
The CDC estimates that 1 in every 54 U.S. children meets Autism Spectrum Disorder criteria, highlighting the need for treatment and insight for a disorder about which little is understood. Meet four Baylor professors whose research supports children and families who work daily to overcome autism's challenges.
Oct
8
2020
Smartphone Surveys Find Connection Between Daily Spiritual Experiences and Well-being
Using smartphone check-ins twice a day for two weeks, sociologists in a national study have found a link between individuals’ daily spiritual experiences and overall well-being, say researchers from Baylor University and Harvard University.
Oct
7
2020
New Soil Analysis Method Shines Light on Climate
Geoscience lab at Baylor studies dozens of soil samples from across North America to understand soil formation patterns, providing insights into soil carbon's future impact on climate.
Sep
25
2020
Composing a More Complete History
Horace Maxile illuminates the music of Black composers for modern audiences and stages.
Sep
25
2020
Reading the Clues in Minerals and Gemstones
Kenny Befus explores a novel approach to the study of geological forces.
Sep
25
2020
Upstream Approaches to Improve Health Outcomes
Kelly Ylitalo promotes community health through data-driven research partnerships.
Sep
22
2020
Baylor Enhances Postdoc Experience Through Postdoctoral Scholars Program
Baylor Postdoctoral Scholars and Baylor's Postdoc Association provide a framework to meet the unique professional and personal needs of postdocs and foster a framework for intentional mentorship and growth.
Sep
22
2020
Postdoc Appreciation Week Highlights Significant Role in Baylor Research
Baylor celebrates the role of postdoctoral scholars, who make important contributions to research and scholarship. The University's investment in postdoctoral scholars highlights their impact on Baylor's ambitious Tier 1 research vision.
Sep
22
2020
Research and Mentorship Among Key Postdoc Contributions
Postdoctoral scholars fuel Baylor research and advance the University mission through significant roles in labs and classrooms across campus. Meet three Baylor postdocs who serve their departments as they pursue their own academic and research goals at Baylor.
Sep
22
2020
WATCH: Meet Baylor Postdoctoral Scholars
Baylor postdocs are a diverse and talented group of scholars. Each has a unique background and reason for choosing Baylor as the next step in their career development. Hear from Baylor postdocs in this series of videos.
Sep
17
2020
'Measuring the (Im)measurable:' Grant Funds Research Into Spiritual Impact of Art
Baylor psychology and neuroscience professors seek to isolate how artistic encounters impact spiritual awareness, compassion and empathy.
Sep
9
2020
People Who Experienced Parental Divorce as Children Have Lower ‘Love Hormone’ Levels
Study is ‘first step’ to understanding how oxytocin during stressful events in young people may be linked to their future, Baylor University researcher says.
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