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5 > Image 5 of Kentucky Alumnus, vol. 62, no. 4, 1992

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A l They treated them a little more criti- h New Air*|w Me.d cally. although the childs activity was _. . . . . actually less ofa problem." Researchers in UKs Departments of The study makes two important Chemistry and Mining Engineering conclusions, Milich said. are working on the development of a First, parents should not withhold new technique for determining air- candy in lieu of more acceptable inter- flow in abandoned mines. The new vention," Milich recommended. "Dont technique is based on the use of a throw out the proper treatments. radioactive tracer, and could be useful And second, some parents will i in determining the best method for believe something is true even extinguishing fires in underground when it isnt there. They expect cer- mines. There currently are 100 such ._ K tain things to happen and look crit- fires burning in mines in eveiy coal- \ L - :; ?Y:- g _ _ x ically for examples or manifesta- producing state, and the fires are diffi- MK ` _ ._ tions of it." cult to extinguish because not all con- ?" *. Hoovers work on the project trol methods are effective. 3 ; . helped him complete his doctoral work _ g' _ l c K Q3 at UK and won him a $500 cash award VK Kr if r wr r**r W*KrrmKr rcrrr KW ii f ; it ` ` for outstanding research from the s"'I'y IIIFHCIHVES I iii K z i American PsychologicalAssociation. com rrrr roms *c W K K K K rrrrr V s rerrr no rrr K _M_ i He now is working on post-doctor- UK will receive $4 million in grants l' al studies at the Menninger Clinic in over the next five years from the iq ' _ Topeka, Kan. U.S. Centers for Disease Control i ` "Parents may want to withhold and Prevention and the W.K. Kellog sugar and candy from hyperactive Foundation to fund the new health children for other reasons," Milich and safety initiatives for farmers in said, but sweet treats are probably the southeastern United States. The Ki"' w"d A"d"" "{"llYf"{ 'l * not going to intensify the condition. first part of the three-stage project :hl;;:;Tf;:;?:e;hhg :lc:h;::::|:|::: If they get wild after feasting on will attempt to reduce the risks asso- hs won the Nutionul lIows hermconduct candy, its most likely the excitement ciate cl with farming through l"m"* * H"h" ""l" l"f ll . ,, . . _ _ . _ . Shunnon Awcrd, ways bcten cells of the holiday events in which candy ieseaich and ll1fOlIIlZlllOl1. Then, which Provides dhereh,mem_ is a part of the celebration. Kentucky farm women will identify $100,000 ver bmnes. This project K. the risks Or farming. rmiiy 3 com- ~v=rr=*i* M =*! *~=1=*}*$***' ____, ___, __, _ __,__ ,,,_,_ _, ____ _____,_ ,,_, H V _ . . her reserch on the upplncuhcnsnn wste prehensive farm health survey will dehmhchch dhE_ water heqhhehh $ be 2ld1T1i11i$t1`d sion und moirement - - - - - - - - of cncer cells. UK has been honored by the gxgwsgszzmqs Kentuckiana Minority Supplier slIII$"'I'II'I'6 SGIISCIHOIIS Development Council, a group of " ' " organizations that have developed suc- Can high-sensation activity sewe as a cessful minority business development substitute for drug abuse? programs. The award was given to UK Thats one of the questions UK _. for exceeding $1 million in expendi Psychology professor Michael Bardo A tures with minority businesses. is attempting to answer in his drug [ At UK, we are fully committed to abuse research with laboratory rats. l doing what we can to support eco- The research, funded with $5115,000 { nomic development throughout from the National Institute on Drug Kentucky, said UK President Charles Abuse, is based on the hypothesis that T. Wethington An important part chemicals released by the brain dur- _ of this major effort is to generate ing thrill-seeking activities are the increased support for minority busi- same as what the brain releases in the nesses. Please be assured that at UK, taking of some drugs, such as we will continue to go that extra mile amphetamines, and that the chemi- to boost minority enterprise, espe- cals concentrate in the same brain cially in Kentucky. region, producing similar effects. \/\'ime; lt)92 Kentucky Alumnus 3