avatar http://kbia.org en Safety scrutiny turns to grain http://kbia.org/post/safety-scrutiny-turns-grain <p></p><div><p>On this week's show we’ll hear about new food safety regulations and how they could impact grain producers, and learn about a study that looked at online avatars and personal health.</p> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 23:59:59 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 26512 at http://kbia.org Safety scrutiny turns to grain MU study connects personal health management to online avatars http://kbia.org/post/mu-study-connects-personal-health-management-online-avatars <p></p><p>Second Life is an online, virtual 3-D world where someone can create an Avatar, or an online representation of themselves.</p><p>Elizabeth Behm-Morawitz is an assistant professor of communication in MU’s College of Arts and Science. She surveyed 279 people to find a better understanding of how their experiences with their avatar might affect their life outside of the virtual world.</p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 14:06:01 +0000 Daina Schnese 25858 at http://kbia.org MU study connects personal health management to online avatars