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39 min ago | Bioscience Technology

Retinal Regeneration in Zebrafish

University of Kentucky biologist Ann Morris is studying retinal regeneration in zebrafish to find ways to combat human eye diseases.


2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Psychologist creating online tool to help patients navigate lung cancer screening decision

The phrase "we caught it early" is possibly the best news a patient can hear in the midst of a cancer diagnosis.


Related Topix: Health, Lung Cancer, Psychology, Science

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Not-guilty plea in Feb. 9 killing

Lamarius Gates, 20, pleaded not guilty during arraignment on a charge of complicity to commit murder in connection with the shooting death of Vincenzo Happy on Feb. 9. Happy, 23, died at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital after he was shot while sitting in his car on Lima Drive.


Related Topix: Violent Crime

Floyd County Times

UK initiates statewide dialogue to address childhood obesity, academic achievement1:16 pm

Today's public schools serve and educate students amidst competing demands of accountability, innovation, and fiscal constraints.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

WBKO-TV Bowling Green

Kentucky Schools Collaborating on Space Project

The University of Louisville says a NASA grant is making possible the joint project with scientists and engineers from the University of Kentucky and Western Kentucky University.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, Western Kentucky University

WKJK-AM Louisville

Evacuations Necessary Due to UK Gas Leak

Evacuations were necessary after workers caused a gas leak at some new construction at the University of Kentucky.


Related Topix: Kentucky

Daily Mail

Mysterious death of popular cheerleader found in university apartment building

Let the good times roll again? Morgan Stanley bankers get a huge 25 per cent raise to stop poaching of staff by technology companies A 22-year-old cheerleader has been found dead in an off-campus housing complex of the University of Louisville in Kentucky.


Related Topix: Stanley, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Fort Mill Times

Nicholas O'Dell, a 2003 Fort Mill graduate, joins Kentucky medical practice

Nicholas O'Dell, a 2003 graduate of Fort Mill High School, has joined the medical staff of Murray Medical Associates in Murray, Ky.


Related Topix: Fort Mill, SC, University of South Carolina

Live Science

Weight-Loss Supplement Linked to Liver Failure Case

A healthy 35-year-old woman who took a weight-loss supplement developed liver failure, and needed a liver transplant, according to a new report of her case.


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration

Business Journal

Three Kentucky universities sending research to space

According to a news release, the University of Louisville , University of Kentucky and Western Kentucky University are using a NASA grant to fund research aboard the International Space Station.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Louisville, KY, University of Louisville, Western Kentucky University, NASA


Senator Paul Pushes for 2nd Chance for Certain Felons

Some political observers may think of them as strange bedfellows, but Senators Rand Paul and Cory Booker are taking steps to reform the criminal justice system.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Prison

News Democrat

Curse or cure? Online debate explores charter schools12:55 pm

Rational Wiki defines "willful ignorance" as "the state and practice of ignoring any sensory input that appears to contradict one's inner model of reality."


Related Topix: Kentucky, Kentucky Government, Family, Kids, Opinion

Lexington Herald-Leader

Gas leak on UK campus shuts down Hilltop parking garage and dorms

The University of Kentucky has reporting a gas leak at 301 Hilltop, Parking Structure 2. A series of notices from UK on Twitter stated: "Evacuate Central Dorms 1 and 2, W.T. Young library and Parking Structure 2 and all construction.


Lexington Herald-Leader

Personnel File local hires and promotions: Week of July 28

Cambridge Insurance: Lexington native Andrew Wethall has joined the company as a field agent.


Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Flemingsburg, KY

The Star

The Great War 100 years later

Disaster struck the world 100 years ago this week, leading to millions of deaths, wrecking cities, ripping old nations apart and creating new ones, overturning empires and the monarchs that led them, sweeping away traditional customs and values, and changing the world in ways that still affect us today.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Israel, World News, Middle East, History in the News

Scholarships awarded

Hancock County Korean War Veterans Association Chapter 172 awarded seven $500 scholarships at its July meeting to several first-year college students.


Related Topix: Toledo, OH

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Wallace 'Wah Wah' Jones, member of UK's Fabulous Five, dies

LEXINGTON, Ky. University of Kentucky fans are mourning the loss of an iconic player from the 1940's.


Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Louisville, KY

Lexington Herald-Leader

STEAM Academy and UK offer summer labs and research experience for Lexington high school students

STEAM Academy student Stephanie Bamfo, right, and, Sylvie Garneau-Tsodikova, an associate professor in the UK College of Pharmacy, worked on a project at a UK lab on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Fayette County, KY, Lexington, KY

Lexington Herald-Leader

Tom Martin Q&A: 3D scanning company grew out of UK connections

Seikowave is a Lexington-based technology company focused on three-dimensional scanning.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Lexington, KY, University of Iowa

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Good corn crop still needs rain

While lack of rain remains a factor, this year's Kentucky's corn crop is looking like a strong one.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Kentucky, US News, United States Department of Agriculture