A new study by University of Kentucky researchers found that roughly 15 percent of college students who had ever used tobacco currently use more than one tobacco product. Polytobacco use drives nicotine addiction and can prolong the use fo tobacco products, leading to acute and chronic negative health risks.
Extensive renovations to the underground trails of Mammoth Cave by the National Park Service gave UK archaeologists George Crothers and Steve Ahler the perfect opportunity to collect, research, restore and preserve the cave system's precious historic and prehistoric artifacts.
UK College of Dentistry faculty from the Center for Oral Health Research and Division of Orthodontics published a study on periodontitis in conjunction with researchers from the University of Puerto Rico Caribbean Primate Research Center.
One of the biggest unsolved mysteries in galaxy evolution is being solved by UK's Renbin Yan and an international team of scientists. They uncovered a new class of galaxies, called "red geysers," with supermassive black hole winds so hot and energetic that stars can't form.