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Indiana University Researchers Launch Tool to Understand Spread of Fake News


The Observatory on Social Media at Indiana University has launched a powerful new tool in the fight against fake news. The tool, called Hoaxy, visualizes how claims in the news -- and fact checks of those claims -- spread online through social...
21-Dec-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Indiana University Delegation Returns After Successful Trip to South Korea and China


Indiana University recently concluded a successful weeklong trip to South Korea and China, where IU President Michael A. McRobbie led efforts to create new intercultural and international opportunities for IU students and faculty and met with alumni...
15-Dec-2016 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Indianapolis Entrepreneur Gives $30 Million for IU School of Medicine Immunotherapy Center


One of the largest gifts ever to the Indiana University School of Medicine will enable researchers to harness the power of the immune system to cure cancer and other devastating diseases -- propelling Indiana’s standing as an engine for biomedical...
13-Dec-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Research Explains Why Some Presents Are Great to Give but Not to Receive

New research from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business highlights common mistakes that people will make this holiday season, including thinking more about the moment they expect when giving a present than the many moments after when their...
8-Dec-2016 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

IU Media School Reporting Project Raises Questions About Veracity of State Campaign Finance Data


Since 2000, state-level political committees in Indiana have taken in nearly $1 billion in contributions to run campaigns and influence elections. A new reporting project by student journalists in The Media School at Indiana University raises...
7-Dec-2016 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Babies' First Words Can Be Predicted Based on Visual Attention, IU Study Finds


Indiana University psychologists have shown that a baby's most likely first words are based upon their visual experience, laying the foundation for a new theory of infant language learning. The study appears in the journal of the Royal Society...
5-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Virtual Liver Model Could Help Reduce Overdose Risk From Acetaminophen, Other Drugs


Researchers at Indiana University's Biocomplexity Institute have developed a virtual model of the human liver to better understand how the organ metabolizes acetaminophen, a common non-prescription painkiller and fever-reducer used in...
29-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Research Shows Preference for Non-Lethal Protection of Species


Americans believe endangered species are best protected when their habitats are protected and not when animal predators are killed, according to new Indiana University research.
22-Nov-2016 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Too Soon to Write Obituaries for Department Stores, Despite Closures and Bad Sales Reports, Says IU Kelley School Expert


5-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST

IU Study Finds Activity Trackers Can Work When Paired with Wellness Coaching


While critics have debated the effectiveness of activity trackers, a recent study by faculty in the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington found activity trackers can work, if paired with wellness coaching. The study was published in the American...
28-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST

IU Retail Expert Sees Parallels Between Recent Election and Holiday Shopping Picture

A longtime national retailing observer in Indiana University's Kelley School of Business sees several intriguing parallels between the recent elections and the upcoming holiday shopping season.
21-Nov-2016 7:00 AM EST

Indiana University Experts Available to Discuss Elections

7-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST

IU Olympics Expert: Olympics Could Provide Athletes with Platform to Address Social Issues


2-Aug-2016 7:00 AM EDT

IU Olympics Expert: Other Pursuits of 'Gold' During the Rio Olympics


2-Aug-2016 7:00 AM EDT

IU Olympics Expert: Olympics May Leave a Black Eye for Brazil


2-Aug-2016 7:00 AM EDT

IU Olympics Expert: Getting to the Olympics Involves More Than a Lot of Training


2-Aug-2016 7:00 AM EDT

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