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Boldly Going Where No Plant Has Gone Before

Working with space commercialization company Space Tango, a team of UK College of Pharmacy researchers are studying the potential medicinal benefits of sending plants to space.
2-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

What a New Study Reveals About Selfies and Teenage Body Image

From Facebook and Twitter, to Instagram and Snapchat, it's no secret social media has become a common form of communication, but have you ever left your feeds feeling bad about yourself? If so, you’re not alone, according to a new study conducted...
31-May-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Lafora Disease Research Benefits From the Overlap Between Plant and Human Biology

Lafora disease is an ultra-rare, congenital form of epilepsy; every patient diagnosed with it dies before they are 30. Research into the mechanisms of glycogen metabolism at the University of Kentucky show promise for treatments for this and...
24-May-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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UK Receives $4.9 Million to Expand Program for Pregnant Women with Opioid Use Disorder in Rural Kentucky

In the study, funded with the PCORI contract, Dr. Agatha Critchfield, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the UK College of Medicine and medical director of PATHways, along with a multidisciplinary team, will compare two elements of...
10-May-2018 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Possibility of New Ways to Treat, Manage Epilepsy Seizures

New findings from the University of Kentucky published in the Journal of Neuroscience demonstrate that there may be ways to address blood-brain barrier dysfunction in epilepsy.
7-May-2018 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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The Data Debacle: Many Unaware Researchers Study Their Social Media

If you're unaware that your tweets could be analyzed by researchers and published in studies without your consent, you're not alone. A majority of Twitter users don't know that researchers often gather and study their tweets according to a new study.
12-Apr-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Kentucky Marketing Professor Allan Chen Studies the How and Why of Asymmetric Pricing

A University of Kentucky faculty member is looking into explanations for why prices for consumers don't always come back down the way we may think they should.
6-Apr-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Training Kentucky's Next Generation of Cancer Fighters

For many UK students from Eastern Kentucky, cancer is a problem that hits far too close to home. The Career Training in Oncology Program at the UK Markey Cancer Center provides these students with an opportunity to give back and learn how they can...
14-Mar-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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