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Study Opens Prospects of New Treatments for Memory Impairment in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, PTSD, Depression


Indiana U. neuroscientists are zeroing in with increasing certainty on the notion that nonhuman animals have a particular type of memory known as "source memory," long seen as exclusively human.
4/24/2014 9:00 AM EDT

Iron Consumption Can Increase Risk for Heart Disease


An Indiana U. study has bolstered the link between red meat consumption and heart disease by finding a strong association between heme iron, found only in meat, and potentially deadly coronary heart disease.
4/24/2014 8:55 AM EDT

Death of Public Figures Provides Important Opportunities for Health Education


An Indiana U. study of reactions to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' death suggests a critical window after a public figure dies to disseminate information about disease prevention and detection.
4/21/2014 11:45 AM EDT

Complex Networks Researcher at IU Fighting Crime with Mobile Phone Data


Emilio Ferrara, a post-doctoral researcher at Indiana University’s Center for Complex Networks and Systems Research, is using network science and a connected society to fight crime. Ferrara and collaborators from the University of Messina, Italy,...
4/16/2014 2:00 PM EDT

Indiana University Education Researchers Present at AERA Meeting

Faculty and graduate students from the Indiana University School of Education presented during more than 140 sessions of the American Educational Research Association conference concluding April 7.
4/7/2014 1:00 PM EDT

IU Kelley School's Fashion Index Suggests a Warmer Spring Season for Apparel Retailers


Despite the cold weather and storms -- which some economists suggest have been behind the recent economic slowdown -- retailers may enjoy a hot spring season, according to the FIndex survey released today.
3/27/2014 8:00 AM EDT

Gene Silencing Instructions Acquired Through 'Molecular Memory' Tags on Chromatin


Scientists at Indiana University have unlocked one of the mysteries of modern genetics: how acquired traits can be passed between generations in a process called epigenetic inheritance.
3/20/2014 10:10 AM EDT

New Work Shines Light on Hox Genes Responsible for Firefly Lantern Development


New work from a former Indiana University Bloomington graduate student and his IU Ph.D. advisor offers for the first time a characterization of the developmental genetic basis of this spectacular morphological novelty -- the firefly’s photic organ...
3/19/2014 10:00 AM EDT

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