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University of Kentucky Project Seeks to Create More Environmentally Friendly, Stronger Cement

The UK Center for Applied Energy Research has received a two-year, $1.3 million grant to develop extremely durable belite-based cement — an alternative to ordinary Portland cement — that is low-energy consuming and low-carbon dioxide releasing.
21-Jan-2020 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

Menthol Ban Could Increase Health Equity

Current policies that include restrictions on the sale of menthol flavored tobacco and nicotine products are less likely to reach those that would benefit from them the most, according to new research from the University of Kentucky’s College of...
16-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Antibiotics could be promising treatment for form of dementia

Researchers at the University of Kentucky’s College of Medicine have found that a class of antibiotics called aminoglycosides could be a promising treatment for frontotemporal dementia.
10-Jan-2020 8:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

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New $3 Million Study to Look at Influences on Using Opioid Medications in Criminal Justice Setting

With $3 million in funding from NIDA and NIGMS, UK College of Arts & Sciences Professor Carrie Oser is leading a new study focusing on factors that influence a person’s decision to use one of the three FDA-approved medications for the treatment of...
9-Jan-2020 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Gut Microbes May Improve Stroke Recovery

New research by the University of Kentucky's College of Medicine reveals that supplementing the body's short chain fatty acids could improve stroke recovery.
8-Jan-2020 8:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

UK Study Examines Insomnia Among Women in Appalachian Kentucky

University of Kentucky research to examine and improve women’s sleep habits sheds light on insomnia among middle-aged women in Appalachian Kentucky. It also highlights a promising non-pharmaceutical intervention that could help them get a good...
3-Jan-2020 9:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

$24 Million Partnership to Advance Next Generation Manufacturing Technologies in Kentucky

The project, Kentucky Advanced Partnership for Enhanced Robotics and Structures (or KAMPERS), will harness the collective research power of 40 multidisciplinary researchers from eight Kentucky universities and colleges. The grant will support the...
17-Dec-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

4 Santa Approved Holiday Playlists From UK School of Music

The right soundtrack for the holiday season is a gift in and of itself. Music can set the mood, touch the soul, lift the spirit or bring about cheer whether hosting a dinner party, braving the crowds to shop for that special someone or wrapping...
17-Dec-2019 3:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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