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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...
  • William A. Hubbard, chemical engineer

    William A. Hubbard, chemical engineer
    William A. Hubbard, a retired chemical engineer who headed a Baltimore business that created the orange-colored coatings for Howard Johnson restaurant roofs, died of heart failure Monday at his Towson home. He was 92. Born in Rolla, Mo., he was the son...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Opportunities, risks seen with dermatology apps

    Opportunities, risks seen with dermatology apps
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mobile dermatology applications may help people learn about UV rays or keep tabs on their moles, but they are not a substitute for seeing a doctor, researchers said Wednesday. They searched online stores and found over 200...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Foster kids can overcome extra financial obstacles

    Eddye Vanderkwaak's life story is really two tales. There's the girl who grew up in a dysfunctional home in Iowa until she was 14, living primarily with her father. It was a week-to-week existence, with her father borrowing from friends and family...
  • 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...