A University of Iowa researcher has discovered that a “Goldilocks” effect applies to the reproductive output of a tiny New Zealand snail—considered a troublesome species in many countries—that may one day help environmentalists control their...
12/3/2013 12:00 PM EST
Parents, let your children get messy in the high chair: They learn better that way. That's according to a new study from the University of Iowa, which concludes that a 16-month-old's setting and degree of interaction enhances his or her ability to...
11/26/2013 9:55 AM EST
Why are men's noses bigger than women's? The answer, according to a new study from the University of Iowa, lies in our physiology. Men's noses are about 10 percent larger than female noses, on average, because males have more lean muscle mass, which...
11/18/2013 2:00 PM EST
The happiest patients are those who have regular contact with their doctors. A University of Iowa study finds that VA patients who have established "continuity of care" with primary-care physician are most satisfied with their treatment. The study...
11/18/2013 11:00 AM EST
Researchers at the University of Iowa have created an implantable bio patch that regrows bone in a living body, using existing cells. The team created a scaffold seeded with plasmids containing the genetic information for producing bone. The...
11/7/2013 10:00 AM EST
Affluent girls residing in two-parent homes are much less likely to be sexually assaulted than other female youth, according to a new study conducted by University of Iowa School of Social Work professor Amy Butler. The results appear in the Journal...
11/5/2013 4:15 PM EST
A new study from the University of Iowa finds that having an investment on a corporate board makes for more successful mergers and acquisitions with higher stock prices, lower costs and fees.
11/1/2013 12:00 PM EDT
Using immortalized fat cells, University of Iowa researchers show that bacterial toxins trigger fat cells to produce pro-inflammatory molecules. The findings suggest that by promoting chronic inflammation through their effect on fat cells, bacterial...
10/28/2013 2:00 PM 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.
11/21/2013 12:00 PM EST
11/12/2013 1:25 PM EST
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
9/23/2013 3:00 PM EDT
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