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Fall 2002 Odyssey coverFall 2002

Cover Story

Countering Bioterror:
UK Scientists Attack Infectious Disease

Researchers at UK are testing a new smallpox vaccine for the military, making fundamental discoveries about the bacteria that cause plague, and finding better ways to protect animals, fruits and vegetables from microbes. [pdf] [html]


Regenerating Hope: Spinal Cord Research at UK
A team of researchers and clinicians in a wide range of disciplines is studying every aspect of spinal cord injury, work that one day may revolutionize the way physicians treat these injuries. [pdf] [html]

John Jacob Niles has a New Kentucky Home
An extensive collection of this Kentuckian's songs, writings, and instruments has a permanent home in the new UK center. [pdf] [html]

Research Outreach

Using Literature to Teach Math and Science
What's the connection between children's literature and math and science? Two UK education professors explain this pedagogical alliance. [pdf] [html]

Book End

It's Good to Be King
He didn't set out to link the behavior of male primates with the behavior of world leaders, but years of research led this emeritus psychiatry professor to that unmistakable conclusion. [pdf] [html]