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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

Winter Feast: Camera Trap Offers a Candid Look at Idaho’s Scavengers

A research wildlife biologist for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), and the executive director of Boise State University’s Intermountain Bird Observatory have teamed up with the Idaho Department of Fish and Game to create a series of...
12-Feb-2016 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Looks at Coexisting with Dangerous Carnivores


Research recently published in the journal Plos One is part of a study to measure the psychological predictors of tolerance for tigers in the Bangladesh Sundarbans, where the large carnivores have a rocky and sometimes violent relationship with...
22-Jan-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta to Receive Award

Boise State University's Frank Church institute will Honor Secretary Panetta with the frank and Bethine Church Award for public service on jan. 18.
2-Dec-2015 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

$25 Million Gift From the Micron Foundation to Create Materials Research Center at Boise State


The largest gift in the university’s history will fund the establishment of a new Center for Materials Research, operated by the College of Engineering.
21-Oct-2015 10:00 PM 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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