An $890,000 Department of Energy grant will fund extensive research throughout Houston metro area over a three-year period to examine the relationship between pollution and convective cell thunderstorms.
Baylor geosciences doctoral student co-authors PLOS One journal article identifying mysterious marine reptile found off English coast.
Brief “huddles” — rather than a barrage of emails and texts about safety and risk — may be the fastest and simplest way for hospital workers to avoid communication overload as they deal with the flood of COVID-19 cases, a Baylor University researcher says.
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.
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.
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.
Electrical and computer engineering professor Mack Grady contributes to U.S. national defense efforts through electric power systems research.
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.
Daniel Romo pursues drug leads to fight cancer through the synthesis of organic molecules.
Annette von Jouanne advances sustainable transportation methods inside her Baylor laboratory.
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.
Houston-based Foundation creates Chair in Medical Humanities; Lauren Barron announced as chairholder.
Both organizations commit to research partnership to address issues that keep many in poverty.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kelly Ylitalo promotes community health through data-driven research partnerships.
Horace Maxile illuminates the music of Black composers for modern audiences and stages.
Kenny Befus explores a novel approach to the study of geological forces.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Baylor psychology and neuroscience professors seek to isolate how artistic encounters impact spiritual awareness, compassion and empathy.
Study is ‘first step’ to understanding how oxytocin during stressful events in young people may be linked to their future, Baylor University researcher says.
Baylor University Libraries has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support the research of two Browning scholars. The funds will enable editing and publishing of letters written by and to Victorian poets Robert and Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
People with lower biological response to standard stress showed more PTSD symptoms after COVID-19 crisis began in study that surprised researchers.
An interdisciplinary team at Baylor received a grant to evaluate a device that simulates the motion of riding a horse as an effective treatment for children with autism.
People who experience threats to their existence — such as economic and political instability — are more likely to attribute changes to the supernatural, according to a Baylor University study.
Baylor anthropologist Sam Urlacher, Ph.D., earns research funding, career development support from leading international research organization.
Researchers say cooling 13,000 years ago is coincident with major volcanic eruption.
USDA grant supports innovative pilot program designed to encourage Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants to purchase and consume milk as part of a healthy, balanced diet.
Legacy Scholar and one of America's foremost Twain scholars, Joe B. Fulton, moves offices of nationally acclaimed publication to Baylor.
A mountain people in Uganda — branded as selfish and loveless by an anthropologist half a century ago — really is not, according to a study led by a Baylor University anthropologist.
Inpatients in a spiritually integrated program reported greater calm, less depression at completion of treatment, among findings in Baylor University study.
Perceived pregnancy discrimination indirectly relates to increased levels of postpartum depressive symptoms for mothers and lower birth weights, lower gestational ages and increased numbers of doctor visits for babies, according to a management study led by Baylor University.
Liela Romero, a 2011 Baylor graduate, has distinguished herself as a leading young organic chemist and researcher. With the help of a $2 million CPRIT grant, she's returning to her alma mater to teach and contribute to Baylor's growing research enterprise.
A Baylor summer program provides math intervention for children aged pre-K through second grade, developing research-based curriculum and programs to help students build a foundation for mathematic success.
The new endowed faculty position within the Honors College will provide increased emphasis within the College on research in the Health Sciences.
Kenny Befus, assistant professor of geosciences, is one of four Baylor faculty members to earn CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation this spring. Learn more about his research studying strains in minerals and gemstones as a record of geological forces.
Elyssia Gallagher, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, is one of four Baylor faculty members to earn CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation this spring. Learn more about her novel research to devise new methods for analyzing the function of glycans and their impact on the body.
Stanley Ling, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is one of four Baylor faculty members to earn CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation this spring. Learn more about his expansive research studying and simulating fuel sprays to enable engineers to develop more efficient fuel injection systems.
Michael Scullin, assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience, is one of four Baylor faculty members to earn CAREER awards from the National Science Foundation this spring. Learn more about his research studying the relationship between sleep and the ability to learn complex STEM materials.
Baylor University’s drive toward Research 1 (R1) status received a major boost this spring as four faculty members earned prestigious CAREER development awards from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Around the world, a variety of challenges keep children in need of life-changing surgery from getting the care they need. Baylor epidemiologist Emily Smith aims to bridge that gap through research and advocacy with the United Nations.
A novel intervention for stress which combines mindfulness with hypnotherapy has shown positive results in a Baylor University pilot study led by Psychology and Neuroscience Professor Gary Elkins.
Howard Lee, an NSF CAREER Grant winner, advances materials science understanding through his nano-optics research and leads important growth in Baylor research facilities.
The path to Baylor for mathematics professors Dorina and Marius Mitrea was forged by their immigrant experience and the desire to propel the University closer to R1 status.
Baylor professors offer warning as climate change has potential to dry world’s largest tropical lake more quickly than anticipated.