Researchers at the University of Iowa have found that we don’t remember what we hear nearly as well as things we see or touch. In experiments, the team found that memory declined much greater with sounds than with sight or touch, and the...
2/26/2014 5:00 PM EST
An University of Iowa study shows that police officers move as much on the job as someone holding a baby or washing dishes. The finding comes from police wearing armbands that monitored their physical activity. Results appear in the Journal of...
2/18/2014 12:00 PM EST
A series of coincidences and a collaboration with researchers at the University of Iowa and Columbia University gave Michael Stone, Ironman triathlete, fundraiser, advocate, and author, answers about the retinal condition that has left him legally...
2/7/2014 12:00 PM EST
Two University of Iowa researchers recently tested the ability of the world’s most advanced weather forecasting models to predict the Sept. 9-16, 2013 extreme rainfall that caused severe flooding in Boulder, Colo.
2/6/2014 3:00 PM EST
New research from the University of Iowa supports the claim that tele-emergency services can successfully extend emergency care in rural hospitals. Results appear in Health Affairs.
2/4/2014 10:25 AM EST
A new study from the University of Iowa shows evidence that stock price movements are, in fact, predictable for up to 30 minutes after the stock leaves the confines of its bid-ask spread.
2/3/2014 2:00 PM EST
The University of Iowa Public Policy Center has received three grants totaling $17.2 million to fund automotive safety research and the development and implementation of a national education campaign.
2/3/2014 1:00 PM EST
Watch out, infection. University of Iowa researchers have crated a probe that can identify staph bacteria before symptoms appear. The probe is noninvasive and is expected to be cheaper and faster than current diagnostic techniques. Results published...
1/30/2014 10:00 AM EST
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.
11/21/2013 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.
9/26/2013 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.
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