University of Kentucky

Sequencing the genome of salamanders

University of Kentucky biologist Randal Voss is sequencing the genome of salamanders. Though we share many of the same genes, the salamander genome is massive compared to our own, about 10 times as large.

Aug 20, 2014
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Reconstructing prehistoric languages

When University of Kentucky student Erica Mattingly enrolled in one of Andrew M. Byrd's linguistics courses, she had no idea she would be rewriting history—or at least re-speaking it.

Jul 07, 2014
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Engineering solutions to society's problems

Can engineering help people live better lives? Can it help to preserve our most deeply held values? University of Kentucky researcher Samson Cheung thinks so. He researches how technology can be used to help people in very ...

May 02, 2014
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Making technology more user-friendly

When people think of psychologists, many envision a clinical setting, where the focus is on helping individuals with personal problems and relationships. But what about our problems and relationships with technology? For ...

Apr 08, 2014
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