Category Archives: Jordan Valley Innovation Center (JVIC)

Studies clenching the sources of chronic pain

Everyone would like to walk through life pain-free. Instead, many people live with chronic pain conditions. Dr. Paul Durham, Missouri State University distinguished professor of biology and director of the Center for Biomedical and Life Sciences, researches factors that instigate chronic pain and tests products that might work to alleviate these pain states.

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Scientists attempt to build a thinking machine

Are we ready for a robot with brain-like intelligence? Two Missouri State faculty researchers have been working on an advanced machine with a knack for common sense and the ability to learn well beyond the parameters of its programming.

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Tummy rumbling: How does your stomach talk to your head?

Mental stress can cause physical reactions in the body – for example, a nervous stomach. Currently, researchers at Missouri State University’s Center for Biomedical and Life Sciences (CBLS) within Jordan Valley Innovation Center are taking a close look at how the central nervous system and digestive system communicate.

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Tummy rumblings: what are they telling you?

Mental stress can cause physical reactions in our body – for example, a nervous stomach. Currently, researchers at Missouri State University’s Center for Biomedical and Life Sciences (CBLS) within Jordan Valley Innovation Center are investigating the communication between the gut and central nervous system.

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