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Researchers Identify New Gene Linked to Amyloid Beta Plaque Buildup in Alzheimer's Disease


A multi-institutional team led by scientists at the Indiana University School of Medicine have discovered an immune system gene associated with higher rates of amyloid plaque buildup in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients and older adults at risk...
5-Oct-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sexual Activity Causes Immune System Changes That Increase Chances of Conception


Research from Indiana University has found that sexual activity triggers physiological changes in the body that increase a woman's chances of getting pregnant, even outside the window of ovulation.
5-Oct-2015 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Alumnus Conrad Prebys Donates $20M to Benefit IU’s Kelley School of Business, Fund New Amphitheater


Conrad T. Prebys, president of Progress Construction and Management in San Diego, has committed $20 million to Indiana University and its Kelley School of Business.
1-Oct-2015 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds That Discrimination Is Linked with Worse Health Among Transgender Americans


In a new study, researchers find that transgender people who are more frequently “read” as transgender are more likely to face major and everyday discrimination, and that such discrimination is associated with threats to health.
29-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers to Develop Breathalyzer-Type Device to Detect the Onset of Hypoglycemia

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has been awarded a $738,000 National Science Foundation grant to develop a breathalyzer-type device to detect the onset of hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar...
23-Sep-2015 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

IU Psychologist Leads $700,000 NSF Grant to Create Machines That Think Like Toddlers


An IU cognitive scientist and collaborators will lead a study to create of machines that recognize objects with the same ease as children as well as lead to new, more sophisticated digital object-recognition technology.
18-Sep-2015 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Indiana University Expert: Building New Camps Won't Solve European Refugee Crisis


While European governments are considering building new camps for the thousands of Syrian and Eritrean refugees crossing their borders, an Indiana University professor said the current crisis has been caused by the very solution now under discussion.
15-Sep-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

IU Scientist and Collaborators Chart a Lost Highway in the Brain


A part of the brain lost from scientific literature for over a century may be responsible for a key component of perception according to a new study from the IU neuroscientist who was part of the team that rediscovered the forgotten structure.
14-Sep-2015 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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