Fresh thyme and oregano offer a savory touch to a tasty dish, but a University of Iowa researcher recently discovered natural compounds in the herbs that may offer a treatment for cachexia or “wasting syndrome” as it is more commonly known.
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University of Iowa astronomers have located quasars inside four dusty starburst galaxies. The observations a role for quasars in how these types of galaxies, where huge numbers of stars are created, ceased making stars.
26-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
University of Iowa researchers have identified a brain region involved in cocaine addiction. The findings could lead to targeted drugs or improved behavioral treatments for substance addiction, including opioid dependency. Findings published in the...
27-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A new study from the University of Iowa finds that to the fast typist go the leadership spoils. The study suggests that the fleet-fingered are more likely to emerge as the leaders of virtual work teams that have members scattered in multiple offices.
20-Jun-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Jackson Pollock's 'Mural' is returning to the United States for the first time since 2014 following a five-museum tour in Europe. The prize piece of the University of Iowa Museum of Art's permanent collection will begin its U.S. tour July 8 in...
19-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
A UI study shows that a unique all-female lineage of salamander equally balances genes from the males of three other salamander species. The findings highlight the bizarre ways some animals reproduce in order to preserve their species. The results...
12-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A new study from the University of Iowa shows that a pair of common chemicals that manufacturers use to make plastic food containers, water bottles, and other consumer products do not contribute to obesity to the extent of the chemical it’s...
9-Jun-2017 1:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Even simple cell phone conversations can cause distracted driving. Researchers have found listening on the phone while driving creates a lag in the mind to extract itself from one object before fixing attention on another object. Results appear in...
30-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
University of Iowa Virologist Developed First MERS Mouse Model. Says SARS Experience Has Helped with Rapid MERS Response
6-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT
A new international arbitration center will help Israelis and Palestinians settle commercial contract disputes to strengthen the regional economy and maybe help bring peace to the region.
21-Nov-2013 12:00 PM EST
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A University of Iowa law professor researches freedom suits, legal actions largely lost to history that were brought by slaves against their masters in hopes of gaining their freedom.
26-Sep-2013 5:00 PM EDT
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Ten NFL head coaches were fired this week, but a study by a University of Iowa economist finds the league's Rooney Rule does little to help increase the number of African-American head coaches.
3-Jan-2013 2:00 PM EST
A University of Iowa law professor explains why President Barack Obama will dress for his inauguration like he's going to a wedding and Chief Justice John Roberts will dress like he's officiating at one.
3-Jan-2013 11:55 AM EST
Some invest their money in stocks, some in bonds, some in real estate. Now, investors are putting their money into lawsuits, and University of Iowa law professor Maya Steinitz said this growing market needs government regulation.
10-Jan-2012 11:45 AM EST