News 2013

Sara Ehlert awarded the Goldwater scholarship --

"Recently, Sara Ehlert, a Electrical Engineering and Mathematics major was awarded the Goldwater Scholarship on the basis of academic merit from a field of 1,107 students who were nominated by the faculties of colleges and universities nationwide."

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New Single Virus Detection Techniques for Faster Disease Diagnosis --

"Two independent teams have developed new optics-based methods for determining the exact viral load of a sample by counting individual virus particles. These new methods are faster and cheaper than standard tests and they offer the potential to conduct the measurements in a medical office or hospital instead of a laboratory."

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BYU Engineers Help Ballroom Dancers Shine at International Competition --

"Engineers and ballroom dancers might not be the most typical collaborators on a college campus. But the combination recently paid off for BYU. The BYU Ballroom Dance Company took first place in the formation category at the British Open Championships in Blackpool, England Wednesday night."

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