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$1.5 Million Grant Will Bolster Underrepresented Idaho Students in Biomedical Sciences

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An intercollegiate team led by Boise State University has been awarded a $1.5 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to bolster the number of underrepresented community college students who are transferring to Boise State to pursue...
4-Oct-2017 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University Researchers Awarded Grant to Create, Test New Giardia Drugs

Researchers from Boise State and University of Idaho recently were awarded a three year, $418,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop and test new anti-parasitic drugs to fight Giardia infections.
3-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Boise State Biophysicist Awarded Grant to Study How the Genome Works

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A biophysicist has been awarded a three-year National Institutes of Health Academic Research Enhancement Award to study and help explain the basic functions of the human genome.
14-Sep-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Boise State Researchers Earn Grants to Manufacture Sensors for Nuclear Reactors, Space

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National grants will be used to purchase advanced manufacturing equipment needed to build sensors suitable for extreme environments.
12-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Universities Work to Make Our Populated Skies Safer Through Enhanced Aeronautical Communication

To ensure continued safety in our increasingly populated skies, a team of universities and private industry has been awarded a three-year, $4.4 million NASA grant to continue researching and enhancing aeronautical communications.
12-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Boise State Researchers Awarded $1.6 Million to Develop Video Training Modules for Math Teachers

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Boise State researchers have been awarded a $1.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation to support innovation in middle- and high-school math teacher preparation. The four-year grant allows the research team to develop a series of...
5-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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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

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

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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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