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Winter Olympics, We Hear You

From opening and closing ceremonies to the events, music is used in competition on the ice, fills the slopes, and often brings a tear to the eye of the most hardened champion on the medal podium. UK musicology alumnus John Michael McCluskey shares...
23-Feb-2018 4:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Research with Zebrafish May Lead to Treatment for Blinding Disorders, Including Glaucoma

Jakub Famulski, an assistant professor of biology at the University of Kentucky, has received an R01 grant for over $1.8 million from the National Institutes of Health to study the early formation of the anterior segment of the eye, which includes...
15-Feb-2018 2:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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How Does Your Brain Code Pizza?

The International Society of Neurogastronomy Symposium will feature experts in basic science, food science, clinical science and culinary arts discussing brain and behavior in the context of food.
7-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

How Does Your Brain "Code" Pizza?

At the International Society of Neurogastronomy symposium, neuroscientists, food scientists, and chefs will discuss food-brain phenomena and their role in health and medicine.
5-Feb-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Ky. Website Gives Real-Time Information about Space Availability in Addiction Treatment Programs

A new website will provide a vital link for Kentucky health care providers, court officials, families and individuals seeking options for substance abuse treatment and recovery. “Find Help Now KY” (www.findhelpnowky.org) will deliver real-time...
5-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Would the World Be a Better Place if Broccoli Tasted Like Chocolate?

The International Society of Neurogastronomy symposium will focus on what we eat and why we eat it, with applications in nutrition science, agriculture and medicine.
26-Jan-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Neurogastronomy: What We Eat and Why We Eat It

The International Society of Neurogastronomy Symposium features leaders in the worlds of nutrition, neuroscience and culinary arts to explore the connection between brain and behavior in the context of food.
19-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Neurogastronomy: Will People Be Healthier If We Can Make Broccoli Taste Like Chocolate?

This year's International Society of Neurogastronomy symposium will explore brain and behavior in the context of food.
17-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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In this video, Dr. Vincent Sorrell of the Gill Heart & Vascular Institute at the University of Kentucky describes how an athlete's heart evolves to accommodate increased demand.
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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.
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