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Life Science “Study Break” Funded for $10,000 by Credit Union

The Life Science Library has received $10,000 from the University Federal Credit Union (UFCU) to sponsor its popular Science Study Break program. The financial support from UFCU will make it possible for program enhancements, including increased exposure, technology upgrades and a permanent location for Science Study Break over the next two years. Science Study Break…   » Continue Reading

Texas Researchers Tackle Influenza by Studying Human Behavior

Texas Researchers Tackle Influenza by Studying Human Behavior

Lauren Ancel Meyers and Paul Damien will participate in a $3 million, five-year grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to fight influenza and other diseases by creating models that simulate the complex interplay between human behavior and the spread of disease.

Community design can boost fitness and health, says expert

Community design can boost fitness and health, says expert

What Moves You?: Our lifestyles are killing us--and costing us--with sedentary habits being one of the biggest contributors. As epidemiologist and physical activity expert Dr. Bill Kohl puts it, we've engineered physical activity right out of our lives, and that's not natural.