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Stereotypes Lower Math Performance in Women, but Effects Go Unrecognized


A new study from Indiana University suggests that gender stereotypes about women's ability in mathematics negatively impact their performance. And in a significant twist, both men and women wrongly believe those stereotypes will not undermine...
26-Mar-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Robot Model for Infant Learning Shows Bodily Posture May Affect Memory and Learning


Using both robots and infants, an Indiana University cognitive scientist and collaborators have found that posture is critical in the early stages of acquiring new knowledge.
18-Mar-2015 3:15 PM EDT

IU Scientists Discover Mechanism That May Help Parasites Manipulate Their Hosts


Rodents infected with a common parasite lose their fear of cats, resulting in easy meals for the felines. Now IU School of Medicine researchers have identified a new way the parasite may modify brain cells, possibly helping explain changes in the...
18-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Genetic Markers Play Role in Who Benefits From Aspirin, NSAIDs to Lower Colon Cancer Risk

An Indiana University cancer researcher and her colleagues have identified genetic markers that may help determine who benefits from regular use of aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for lowering one’s risk of developing...
17-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EDT

New Research Finds Queen Bee Microbiomes Are Starkly Distinct From Worker Bees


The first comprehensive analysis of gut bacteria in queen bees has found the queen bee microbiome is starkly district from those of worker bees, suggesting the commercial practice of relocating queen bees from their home colony may not detrimentally...
9-Mar-2015 1:40 PM EDT

Two-Step Treatment Improved Function and Decreased Pain Severity in Veterans


A new study by researchers from the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis, the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University School of Medicine reports that a stepped-care strategy improved function and decreased pain severity,...
9-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EDT

New Care Model Enhances Psychological, Cognitive and Physical Recovery of ICU Survivors

The Critical Care Recovery Center care model -- the nation's first collaborative care concept focusing on the extensive cognitive, physical and psychological recovery needs of intensive care unit survivors -- decreases the likelihood of serious...
2-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EST

Pancreatic Cancer Patients with Particular Gene Signature May Benefit From Personalized Treatment

Cancer researchers at Indiana University report that about 15 percent of people with pancreatic cancer may benefit from therapy targeting a newly identified gene signature.
26-Feb-2015 10:00 AM EST

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