NIH Initiates Pilot Grant Program for Innovative Neurological Research

Pilot award strategy designed to enhance funding stability to researchers.

The first 30 recipients of the new R35 Research Program Award (RPA), a pilot program designed to encourage creative research by enhancing funding stability, have been announced by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), part of the National Institutes of Health.… Read full story

Knox Substance Abuse Action Team 2nd Annual Knox Addiction & Recovery Conference


The Knox Substance Abuse Action Team (KSAAT) is beginning development of the 2nd annual Knox Addiction and Recovery Conference to be held June 28th and 29th, 2017 at Kenyon College. We would like to hear from Knox Community organizations, schools, businesses and residents as to information that you would find useful and important concerning addiction and recovery.… Read full story

Study Finds Premature Death Rates Diverge in the United States by Race and Ethnicity

Premature death rates have declined in the United States among Hispanics, blacks, and Asian/Pacific Islanders (APIs) — in line with trends in Canada and the United Kingdom — but increased among whites and American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/ANs), according to a comprehensive study of premature death rates for the entire U.S.… Read full story

2016 Space Station Research Highlights

Here’s a look back at some of the science highlights that are helping us continue our journey further into space and benefiting us back on Earth.

HOUSTON, TX, January 26, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ — Research aboard your orbiting laboratory began the year with fire and flowers, followed by the return of the Year in Space crew, the installation of the first expandable habitat aboard the International Space Station, the first sequencing of DNA in space, and included an array of milestones and investigations across many science disciplines.… Read full story