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New Life Breathed into Lung Cancer Study Initiated 15 Years Ago

In the late 1990s, University of Kentucky Professor Douglas Andres found that mutations in a protein known as RIT1 could initiate cancer development in laboratory models. But it took 15 years for technology to catch up with his findings, allowing...
19-Aug-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Kentucky Arts Students 'Promised' One 'Boss' Experience

A class of University of Kentucky students from all disciplines of the arts have been working to bring to life a new rock musical based on the music and lyrics of the iconic musician, singer and songwriter Bruce Springsteen.
3-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Does a Dementia Diagnosis Have a Silver Lining? Study Suggests It Can.

In a study of 48 adults with a diagnosis of Early Dementia or Mild Cognitive Impairment, almost half reported positive changes in life outlook and quality of life, countering the assumption that this diagnosis would have a uniformly negative impact.
25-Jul-2016 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UK Researchers Partner With Kentucky Bourbon Distillery to Convert Waste Into Useful Products

Researchers at UK’s Center for Applied Energy Research (CAER) are always on the lookout for abundant and sustainable materials that can be converted into value-added products. In this case, CAER has partnered with Wilderness Trail Distillery in...
14-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Latest Research on Physical Therapy in ICU Setting a "Surprising Reversal"

In a surprising about-face, researchers have determined that a protocol providing physical therapy to ICU patients did not shorten hospital length of stay. The study, which is the largest to-date, reversed the findings from earlier pilot studies.
28-Jun-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Supermassive Black Holes in 'Red Geyser' Galaxies Cause Galactic Warming

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An international team of scientists, including the University of Kentucky's Renbin Yan, is solving one of the biggest unsolved mysteries in galaxy evolution.
25-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Autism Research Is Personal for Lisa Ruble

Discover the personal connection that motivates UK College of Education Professor Lisa Ruble each and every day as she works to help students with autism succeed in school … and beyond.
25-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Regular Exercise at Any Age Might Stave Off Alzheimer’s

Research from the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences was able to demonstrate a positive correlation between fitness and blood flow to areas of the brain where the hallmark tangles and plaques of Alzheimer’s disease pathology are...
16-May-2016 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

University of Kentucky Tobacco Control Researcher Explains Advantages, Limitations of FDA’s New Deeming Rule on E-Cigs, Cigars, Hookah

9-Aug-2016 9:05 AM EDT

Expert Offers Commentary on U.S. Preparedness for Imminent Health Security Threats

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University of Kentucky professor Glen Mays provides commentary on the Health Security Preparedness Index, which measures the ability of the U.S. government to respond to disasters.
18-Jul-2016 11:05 AM EDT

Experts Available to Comment on Early Onset Dementia-Alzheimer's Type and Coach Pat Summitt

28-Jun-2016 9:05 AM EDT

Know the Signs to Preventing and Treating Joint Pain

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Dr. Stephen Duncan provides advice to the general population about treating and preventing hip and knee joint pain.
7-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Law Professor's New Book Gives Behind-the-Scenes Look at Major Cases in Election Law

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"Election Law Stories," edited by election law expert Joshua Douglas and Eugene D. Mazo, offers a deep-dive into the most significant cases in election law across the nation.
26-Apr-2016 4:05 AM EDT

UK Linguists Imagine Ancient Languages for Video Game, Far Cry Primal by Ubisoft

The two University of Kentucky linguists created ancient languages of more than 40,000 words with established grammar, syntax and structure to breath life into the recently released video game Far Cry Primal, by Ubisoft. The professors say the game...
2-Mar-2016 9:05 AM EST

Expert Available to Comment on New Position Statement on Nutrition in Athletes

25-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST

Cybersecurity Law Expert Available to Speak on Constitutional Rights Issues Surrounding iPhone Encryption Case

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24-Feb-2016 11:05 AM EST

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