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Study Examines the Effects of Diabetes on Motor Skills

Posted on · Some diabetics can experience nerve problems in their legs and feet. That’s fairly well known. But a University of Houston study documents declines in dexterity and strength in diabetics’ hands and fingertips. We discuss type 2 diabetes and motor skills with Dr. Stacey Gorniak, researcher and Assistant Professor in the University of Houston Department of Health and Human Performance.

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Climbing Things You Shouldn’t

Posted on · A new exhibit at the Blaffer Art Museum titled Buildering: Misbehaving the City is a traveling exhibit that explores using architecture and an urban environment. Buildering is a made up word, with origins in “building” and “bouldering” (a type of rock climbing performed without harnesses or ropes).  The idea being that you’re climbing architecture structures that […]