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Boise State Computer Science Program Hatching New Ideas for Education through NSF Grant


The university is creating an educational environment called the Computer Science Professionals Hatchery, or CSP-hatchery, to model the best practices of software development companies.
20-Jul-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Graphene Flexes its Muscles in Boise State University Study

A new study shows that the unique properties of graphene and graphene foam could one day be used to regenerate 3-dimensional tissues and organs for implantation into the human body.
7-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Boise State University, Harvard Business School’s HBX Will Collaborate to Offer Online Program

A new collaboration will bring Harvard Business School's business fundamentals program to Boise State students at public university prices.
6-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Shows Owls’ Ability to Hunt Impaired by Noise

Owls exposed to noise equivalent to that of a natural gas compressor station experienced an 8 percent drop in hunting success per decibel increase in noise.
1-Jun-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Biology May Hold Key to Better Computer Memory


A group of Boise State University researchers is working toward a better way to store digital information using nucleic acid memory (NAM).
27-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Citizen Participation Helps Overcome Dengue in Brazil


More than 1.5 million cases of dengue fever were reported in Brazil in 2015. Young children often are the hardest hit. Now, Boise State University political scientists Brian Wampler and Mike Touchton hope to improve the odds by increasing citizen...
13-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Boise State NSF CAREER Award Could Lead to New Disease Treatments


The use of proteins to identify a single molecule in a solution could be extremely important for early diagnosis of cancer, much earlier than is possible with current technology.
9-Mar-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Research Could Inform New Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease

New research suggests the possibility of the regrowth of dopaminergic neurons in adult mammals, which could have significant impact in treating Parkinson's Disease.
12-Feb-2016 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

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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