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Liposome Research at Boise State Meets Nanotechnology to Improve Cancer Treatment

In treating cancer, chemotherapy and radiotherapy are two of the best weapons in a doctor’s arsenal. What if you could deliver chemotherapy drugs much faster to a targeted area using radiation?
11-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Boise State University Energy Policy Institute Team Awarded International Atomic Energy Agency Contract

Researchers will develop a comprehensive decision framework for assessing the deployment of small and medium-sized nuclear reactors (SMRs).
28-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Boise State University Physicist Helps Unravel Mystery of Death Valley’s Sailing Stones

Scientists have visited the playa for decades but the sailing stones had never been observed in motion. Until now.
28-Aug-2014 12:20 PM EDT

$10 Million NIH Grant Establishes Center of Biomedical Research Excellence in Matrix Biology at Boise State University

It will support research in heart disease, cancer and stroke; ligament injury and repair; and liver fibrosis. Additional projects could be added over the course of the grant in musculoskeletal and cancer research.
27-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Boise State Faculty Grants Support Policy Behind Species and Land Preservation

The grants will support development and use of data to inform biodiversity conservation policy and planning, with a mission to keep common species common.
26-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Fulbright Researcher will Study Lithuania's Past

Her project, “Reviving the ghosts and relics of the past: commemoration of vanished communities of Lithuania and Belarus using digital images and maps,” involves working with students at European Humanities University to reconstruct the...
25-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

New College at Boise State Will Lead Efforts to Reimagine the Higher Education Experience

Boise State University’s proposed College of Innovation and Design will leverage the speed, collaboration and risk-taking of a start-up, and serve as a university-wide hub to inspire and support faculty, students and community members as they work...
22-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Boise State Engineering Professor Works to Help Solve Mystery Surrounding Portrait of a Mummy

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Using a $1.5 million ion beam microscope, a team of Boise State University materials scientists is analyzing a nano-sized fragment from a Roman-Egyptian mummy portrait to help discover its provenance.
13-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT

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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

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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

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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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