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USDA-funded program aims to improve Hispanic community health

Abriendo Caminos offers nutrition classes for children and their parents.

By Senait Gebregiorgis

August 2, 2015

University researchers have established a program that aims to decrease obesity-related health threats and improve healthy lifestyle habits in the Hispanic community. Abriendo Caminos: Clearing the Path to Hispanic Health is a USDA-funded, six-week, community-based workshop where Hispanic-heritage fa...

Out of this world

By Aarsh Sachdeva

December 4, 2013

Mars One announced in May 2012 it would establish a permanent human colony on Mars by 2023. So far, over 200,000 people have applied to settle on the neighboring Red Planet. Interest in the Martian world has pushed many countries and institutions to explore different planets, regions of space and impro...