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  • Videogame technology proven to help reduce hospital falls

    GamerHub.tv The same motion capture technology used in videogames is making its way to hospital rooms, where researchers at the University of Missouri hope to learn new ways to prevent falls among hospital patients. According to the Agency for Healthcare...
  • A new way to gauge college debt, starting salary

    Here's a typical college scenario: Your daughter's dream job is to be an elementary school teacher and reading specialist. Yet she'll need to dive deep into debt to pursue her undergraduate degree, and borrow more if continuing to grad school. She's...
  • Young Kindergartners More Likely To Be Held Back

    Young Kindergartners More Likely To Be Held Back
    Both of our boys turned 5 in September. Therefore, we had to make a very big decision, one that has certainly become a hot topic amongst parents.  Should we send them to kindergarten as a "young 5" or wait a year and send them to elementary school as an...
  • Substitute-meat makers' art imitates life

    Substitute-meat makers' art imitates life
    Ethan Brown held up one of his ready-to-eat vegetarian chicken strips and peeled off stringy strands that mimicked the moist meat of the real thing. "That's the beauty. That's absolutely everything," said Brown, founder of Beyond Meat, admiring the...
  • Orlando First Academy ATH Kwadarrius Smith commits to Mizzou for track, football

    Orlando First Academy ATH Kwadarrius Smith commits to Mizzou for track, football
    Orlando First Academy athlete Kwadarrius 'Kwad' Smith, the Florida Class 1A 100-meter state champion and a member of TFA's 2012 state semifinal football squad, has committed to the University of Missouri on a track scholarship. He said he will also be a...
  • Red wine compound helps kill off cancer cells, new study finds

    Red wine compound helps kill off cancer cells, new study finds
    A new study is touting the cancer-fighting benefits of a compound found in red wine -- but it's not exactly a license to drink. Dr. Michael Nicholl, an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Missouri, is exploring new ways to use the...
  • Bill Eppridge dies at 75; took famed photo of RFK after shooting

    Life magazine photographer Bill Eppridge was on assignment taking pictures of wild horses in the Montana mountains in 1968 when he got word that Robert F. Kennedy was running for president. "I jumped into my Jeep, drove about 20 miles down the worst...
  • UCI joins in helping shelter residents

    UCI joins in helping shelter residents
    Psychiatrists are finding a place to work out what they've learned in medical school while helping a needy population in Laguna Beach. Men and women facing mental health struggles can talk with a psychiatrist at the Friendship Shelter, a transitional...
  • Convention brings together experts on human-animal interaction

    The magic solution for good health has four legs and a tail. It turns out that sharing your life with a pet is good for you. "We know that there are positive neurochemical changes that occur by merely walking down the street and seeing a dog," says...
  • Deadly tick-born illness striking more cats

    Deadly tick-born illness striking more cats
    "Most people have never heard of it, and when they do it, it sounds like something from a science fiction movie," says Dr. Wes Gunter, of West Plains, MO. He's talking about an often deadly tick-born illness in cats called cytauxzoonosis. The disease is...
  • Student angels earn their investing wings

    It takes steady nerves, risk taking and a willingness to cut through the hype when deciding that an unproven company has a product worth investing in. It also takes guts. Fifteen students in a business school class at the University of Missouri in...