Science and Technology
12:31 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Biomedical researcher Robert Gallo sparks excitement for some MU faculty

Credit Sara Pang / KBIA

Dr. Robert Gallo is the biomedical researcher who unearthed HIV as the cause of AIDS and was the first to identify a human retrovirus known to cause human cancer. Gallo’s discoveries don’t just stop there; his current research includes finding a prevention for the disease despite the challenges.

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Arts and Culture
9:06 am
Mon April 22, 2013

'Angels in America' playwright Kushner at MU

Tony Award-winning playwright Tony Kushner comes to the University of Missouri this week as part of a conference on gays and lesbians in the theater.

Kushner's play "Angels in America" chronicles the early AIDS crisis in New York City and won both a Tony and Pulitzer Prize in 1993.

Theater professor David Crespy will interview Kushner at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the university's Rhynsberger Theatre.

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Science, Health and Technology
3:15 pm
Thu February 7, 2013

HIV/AIDS testing offered on MU's campus

Rachel Gleason KBIA

Free HIV/AIDS testing was offered Thursday at MU’s Student Center, as a consortium of campus organizations came together to raise awareness of the epidemic to black communities. The MU Black Men’s Initiative, also known as MBMI, sponsored the 3rd annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Thursday. MBMI Coordinator Marcus Mayes says it’s important to address the stigma that comes with being tested.

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Science, Health and Technology
7:46 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

New discovery could help treat HIV

An electron micrograph of HIV particles.
wellcome images Flickr

More than a dozen scientists, researchers and professors banded together to investigate a possibly beneficial mutation found in the genetic code of some versions of HIV.

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Under the Microscope
5:05 pm
Thu September 27, 2012

Staying energy efficient in Fulton

Judy McKinnon stands outside her energy efficient home in Fulton, Mo. McKinnon and her husband, Jim Stevermer, recently installed 16 solar electric panels on the roof.
Gina Cook KBIA

On this week’s show, we’ll learn about renewable energy in Fulton, hear about a new discovery in HIV research, and listen to a report on MU’s South Farm showcase.

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