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IU to Lead First-Ever Investigation Into Subtle Cues' Influence on Women's Success in Stem


The National Science Foundation wants to identify obstacles that keep women from entering and remaining in STEM careers, and Indiana University's Mary C. Murphy is working to reveal a previously hidden factor that may be preventing advancement in...
13-Apr-2015 10:00 AM EDT

Broken Cellular Communication in Brain Contributes to Huntington's Disease Symptoms


Indiana University researchers have found that broken communication in a specific part of the brain plays a role in the involuntary physical movements that affect individuals with Huntington's disease.
6-Apr-2015 2:30 PM EDT

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

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Indiana University Experts Available to Discuss Tentative Iran Nuclear Deal


The European Union has announced that the basis for a deal on a peaceful Iranian nuclear program has been reached. Faculty members in the Indiana University School of Global and International Studies and IU Maurer School of Law are available to...
2-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Radar Searches of Homes Illegal and Unconstitutional, Privacy Expert Says


20-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST

Accusing North Korea of Sony Hack Raises Cybersecurity Incident to New Level


19-Dec-2014 3:30 PM EST

Independence for Scotland Could Mean Economic, International Realignments


17-Sep-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Indiana University expert: Russia’s aggression presents challenge for NATO


3-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Poland's leadership of NATO signals a decisive and historic turn


3-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

U.S. and NATO dealing with an "emboldened Putin"


3-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Indiana University expert: Baltic states would welcome NATO bases

3-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

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