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'Women Also Know Stuff' Receives Mansbridge Award

In its award announcement, the 2016 Mansbridge Awards Committee stated, “These brilliant women have devised a social media strategy to hold accountable those who construct expertise in our society without appropriately including women political...
24-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

No Differences Noted Over Time for Children of Gay, Lesbian, Adoptive Parents

UK psychology assistant professor Rachel Farr has focused her academic career on the effects and outcomes of children adopted by same-sex couples. It is believed hers is the first study that has followed children adopted by lesbian, gay and...
24-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Would People Be Happier (and Healthier) if We Could Make Broccoli Taste Like Chocolate?

At the second annual International Society of Neurogastronomy Symposium, scientists, doctors, chefs and food scientists discuss flavor perception and quality of life for people who can't enjoy food because of their injury or illness.
21-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Food, Flavor and Science: International Society of Neurogastronomy Symposium Is December 10th

The ISN Symposium will explore the concept of brain and behavior in the context of food with speakers from both the food and science worlds
17-Oct-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Registration Open for the 2016 International Society of Neurogastronomy Symposium


The International Society of Neurogastronomy will hold its second symposium on December 10, 2016, featuring TED-style talks from authors, scientists, and a pastry chef who literally "tastes the rainbow"
6-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Hints at Underlying Cause for Alzheimer's Drug Trial Failures


A paper recently published in the Journal of Neuroscience by Donna Wilcock, PhD, of the UK Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, reports that a certain form of immunotherapy targeted to Alzheimer's patients may be ineffective when that patient also has...
3-Oct-2016 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Professor Joins 'Next 100 Coalition' to Change the Future of America's National Parks

Carolyn Finney, University of Kentucky assistant professor of geography, is part of a national effort to assure that all people — regardless of race, religion, gender identification or national origin — are welcome in America’s national parks...
25-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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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


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


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


"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


24-Feb-2016 11:05 AM EST

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