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Proteins Developed at Boise State University Effectively Fight 58 Types of Tumors

Boise State University researchers have created anti-cancer drugs that are effective at killing 58 of the 60 types of tumors found in the National Cancer Institutes NCI-60 panel of cancer cells, which affect nine organ systems in the human body.
14-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers to Study the Impact of Bone Loss in Space


Bone fracture risk due to weightlessness is a significant challenge for future space missions. Here on earth, individuals who cannot bear weight on a limb or limbs due to injury, aging or disease, risk bone deterioration that can impact their...
31-Jul-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers to Develop Wireless Sensor Network That Would Help Fight Potato Rot

Unbeknownst to most consumers, roughly 30 percent of the potatoes harvested spoil before they reach a grocery store shelf. Boise State and Idaho State University researchers were recently awarded a one-year $413,681 Idaho Global Entrepreneurial...
14-Jun-2017 1:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Boise State Lands $1.7 Million Grant to Research Effects of Climate Change on Birds

The Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded a team of researchers, led by Boise State University biological sciences professor Julie Heath, a four-year, $1.7 million grant to monitor the effects of climate change on American kestrels and develop a...
23-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Boise State Researcher Earns $529,000 NASA Grant to Study Effects of Human-Caused Light, Noise on Wildlife

A team of researchers led by Boise State assistant professor Neil Carter have been awarded a $529,000 grant from NASA to study the effects of human-made light and noise on wildlife in the U.S. Carter and his team will be collaborating closely with...
23-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Boise State Study Shows Discrepancies in White House Petition Signatures


A study conducted by researchers at Boise State University shows delays and discrepancies in the number of signatures recorded on White House petitions drafted and signed by American citizens. This has potential ramifications for the success of...
3-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Boise State Online Master of Social Work Program Ranked 8th in the Nation

Boise State's MSW program continues to top national list when it comes to quality education that students can afford.
1-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Boise State Names Next Leader for College of Engineering


JoAnn Slama Lighty will be the new dean of Boise State University’s College of Engineering, effective July 17.
13-Apr-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Expert Can Offer Insight on Alternative Energy Sources

U.S. states, as well as countries around the world, must grapple with a number of questions when looking at alternative power generation sources. Especially important are impacts on the economy and whether the domestic workforce, industry and...
15-Jan-2013 3:35 PM EST

Expert Addresses International Business Topics

Boise State University professor discusses international business, trade.
24-May-2012 6:00 PM EDT

STEM Pipeline: Inspiration to Occupation

Boise State University education professor Louis Nadelson discusses his model that defines STEM and looks at the various ways of teaching science, technology, engineering and math.
9-May-2012 9:15 AM EDT

Effective Use of Creativity and Innovation is Key


How can organizations use creativity and innovation to boost performance? Boise State University creativity expert Dr. Nancy Napier has done extensive research into the topic.
9-Apr-2012 1:00 PM EDT

The Rise of the West and Asia’s Resurgence

In the 18th and 19th centuries, something rather fascinating occurred. The part of the world we typically call “the West” suddenly showed tremendous growth in population, change in technology and production of wealth. Boise State University...
2-Apr-2012 3:40 PM EDT

Experts Available to Discuss ‘What Good Is a College Education?’

People have been pursuing higher education and advanced degrees for centuries, but why and to what end? Boise State University professors Stephanie Cox and Jennifer Black have investigated the history of higher education, from Socrates to the...
26-Mar-2012 1:40 PM EDT

Two Experts Available to Speak About The Work-Life Equation for Baby Boomers, Generation Xers, and Millennials


How do we balance our careers with other aspects of our lives? Is there an ideal balance, or is the equation mostly subjective? Boise State University Foundational Studies professors Vicki Stieha and Rebecca Robideaux can answer these questions and...
20-Mar-2012 1:30 PM EDT

Expert Available to Talk About DNA Forensics, Cases Making Headlines

An internationally recognized expert and consultant in DNA forensics, Dr. Greg Hampikian played a crucial, high-profile role in the exoneration last October of Amanda Knox. He is available to discuss the different types of DNA, how they are used in...
14-Mar-2012 3:50 PM EDT

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