A University of Iowa researcher and his colleague have conducted a study that reveals important and useful insights into how and why developmental genes often take inputs from two independent “morphogen concentration gradients.”
5/15/2013 3:30 PM EDT
A University of Iowa study shows that older people can put off the aging of their minds by playing a simple game that primes their processing speed skills. The research showed participants' cognitive skills improved in a range of functions, from...
4/25/2013 12:25 PM EDT
Data from a statewide survey of sixth-, eighth-, and 11th-grade Iowa students found an increased risk for alcohol use, binge drinking, and using marijuana and other illegal drugs, among children of deployed or recently returned military parents...
3/28/2013 1:00 PM EDT
The maxillary sinuses, those pouches on either side of the human nose, have a purpose after all: They act as cushions to allow noses to assume different shapes. The study by a University of Iowa-led research team explains the relationship for the...
3/12/2013 2:00 PM EDT
University of Iowa engineers are working on 3D printing technology with a long-term goal of printing a human pancreas.
3/8/2013 4:45 PM EST
A University of Iowa study of women's feet during and after pregnancy shows that arch height and arch rigidity decrease significantly from early pregnancy to five months after childbirth, causing corresponding increases in foot length that appear to...
3/1/2013 10:00 AM EST
Babies in Brazil of African ancestry, alone or mixed, are more likely to have low birth weights and to be born prematurely than those born to parents of European-only ancestry, according to a new study from the University of Iowa. The reasons may be...
2/26/2013 2:45 PM EST
A study by psychiatrists with University of Iowa Health Care finds that soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) have measurable abnormalities in the white matter of their brains when compared to returning...
2/7/2013 10:00 AM EST
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.
1/3/2013 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.
1/3/2013 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.
1/10/2012 11:45 AM EST
Economists worry Europe is headed for a catastrophic economic crash, but what does one look like? University of Iowa professor Paul Weller explains how you can tell the economy has crashed when crash is only a metaphor.
11/29/2011 2:45 PM EST
The NFL lockout has idled millions of fantasy football teams and threatens a billion dollar fantasy industry. A University of Iowa business professor who studies fantasy leagues thinks fantasy fans will return when play starts.
6/15/2011 1:50 PM EDT
University of Iowa law professor and Islamic law expert Adrien Wing finds people in the Mideast fascinated by U.S. politics. With reform sweeping the region, she hopes she can help export the Iowa caucuses, or something like it.
2/28/2011 5:30 PM EST
A University of Iowa law professor and expert in evidence collection and suspect rights said the Miranda Rights are becoming increasingly threatened after Monday's ruling by the United States Supreme Court.
6/1/2010 3:50 PM EDT
University of Iowa management professor and manufacturing expert Barrett Thomas thinks Toyota will find the design process problems that caused its cars to be recalled and work them out.
2/5/2010 1:50 PM EST