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.
(Phys.org) —A team of nanotechnology researchers at the University of Kentucky has discovered new methods to build heat resistant nanostructures and arrays using RNA.
University of Kentucky researchers are helping to gain insight into how fire spreads, knowledge that could help forestry officials develop more effective strategies for containing wildfires.
Faced with a pathogen, important signaling chemicals within plant cells travel different routes to inform the plant to turn on its defense mechanisms, according to a recent University of Kentucky study.
Through a recent study, a University of Kentucky doctoral student found racial disparities in disciplinary policies in American middle and high schools.
In Kentucky, bourbon production is both a rich tradition and a booming industry. And as the state's flagship research institution, the University of Kentucky has discovered an inventive way to work with a local bourbon distillery.
For decades, researchers and scholars have studied what some call the "racial achievement gap" in academics and careers, without having a clear understanding why such a gap exists.
Three new species of mouse lemurs—the smallest primates in the world—have been discovered by scientists at the University of Kentucky, along with collaborators at the German Primate Center and Duke Lemur Center.
The Internet has become an important source of information for employment, health, news, entertainment, and shopping. And while many of these activities can be easily performed with a basic level of broadband speed, an increasing ...
Images of tigers and elephants are among the most common threatened mammals used by conservation organisations as flagships to promote fundraising but new research led by the University suggests that other ...