Studies in recent years had suggested that cilia regulate vital processes including growth, appetite, mood, healing and vision.
The competition is designed to encourage students to conduct original research and to be reviewed by their peers.
A study in mice with genetic mutations seen in human Alzheimer's disease found that the feeling of hunger itself may protect against the disease.
Professor says he has never had an intro-level sudent answer every question correctly for an entire semester.
Gearing up to start an exercise program — especially for those over 40 — can be filled with pitfalls. Experts at UAB say start slow and low.