Autism, a brain development disorder characterized by impaired social interaction, poor communication and repetitive behavior, is little understood. Physicians and psychologists must use behavioral tests to diagnose the problem as there are no objective medical tests to verify if a child has the problem. A recently-completed research study at the University of Missouri may someday […]
Could an eye test give early warning that a child is developing autism?
The MU Soils Judging Team heads to a national competition
While Mizzou football dreams of going to a national conference event, another University of Missouri team has already cleared its regional trials and is heading for a national competition. The MU Collegiate Soils Judging Team, made up of students who study how soil forms and reacts to various management scenarios, took a solid second place […]
Scholarships hold meaning for donors and students
More than 100 of CAFNR's top students were able to do something not many of their peers get to do – personally thank a donor for the scholarship they received. Donors and students met and mingled, forging new friendships and sharing stories at the College's Donor Appreciation Luncheon on Oct 13, 2009. Attendees were delighted […]
MU scientists study how to add nutrients such as fiber and pro-biotics to frozen desserts
Ice cream researchers at the University of Missouri , who have been making ice cream tastier for more than a century, are working to make ice cream into a functional food, adding nutrients such as fiber, antioxidants and pro-biotics to premium ice cream.