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IU-Led Study Reveals New Insights Into Light Color Sensing and Transfer of Genetic Traits

An international team led by Indiana University researchers has uncovered the regulation of a system that allows a globally abundant bacterium to efficiently capture sunlight and perform photosynthesis. The study is published in the Proceedings of...
5-May-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

IU Data Scientists Launch Free Tools to Analyze Online Trends, Memes


The power to explore online social media movements -- from the pop cultural to the political -- with the same algorithmic sophistication as top experts in the field is now available to journalists, researchers and members of the public from a free,...
5-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Indiana University Researchers Find Earth May Be Home to 1 Trillion Species


Earth could contain nearly 1 trillion species, with only one-thousandth of 1 percent now identified, according to a study from biologists at Indiana University. The estimate, based on the intersection of large datasets and universal scaling laws,...
2-May-2016 10:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

IU Study Finds Infant Attention Span Suffers When Parents' Eyes Wander During Playtime


Caregivers whose eyes wander during playtime -- due to distractions such as smartphones or other technology, for example -- may raise children with shorter attention spans, according to a new study in the journal Current Biology by psychologists at...
28-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Has Virginity Lost Its Virtue? Kinsey Study Finds Adults Who Wait to Have Sex Are Stigmatized


A recent study by researchers at the Kinsey Institute titled “Has Virginity Lost Its Virtue? Relationship Stigma Associated with Being a Sexually Inexperienced Adult,” found that people who wait to have sex are stigmatized, and also stigmatize...
19-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

IU's Little 500 Will Again Feature Two Days of Exciting Cycling, Fundraising for Scholarships


Hundreds of hours of preparation by members of the 65 teams competing in Indiana University's Little 500 will culminate with intense competition in the two bike races Friday and Saturday, April 15 and 16, at Bill Armstrong Stadium on the Bloomington...
11-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

IU Biologist Armin Moczek Receives $1.25 Million to Co-Lead Study on Evolutionary Development


An Indiana University biologist is part of the world’s largest coordinated project on the study of evolutionary biology as the recipient of  $1.25 million from a foundation promoting the advancement of science and philosophy.
7-Apr-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Indiana University-Led Researchers Identify Objective Predictors of Suicidality in Women

Researchers have identified blood-based biomarkers and developed questionnaire-based apps that may help clinicians identify which of their female patients being treated for psychiatric disorders are at greatest risk of suicidal ideation or behavior.
4-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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