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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

New Noninvasive Colorectal Cancer Screening Tool Highly Accurate


An Indiana University and Regenstrief Institute study of nearly 10,000 average-risk, asymptomatic men and women from 90 sites across the United States reports that a multi-target stool DNA test detects 92.3 percent of colon cancers.
3/19/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Study of Complete RNA Collection of Fruit Fly Uncovers Unprecedented Complexity


Scientists from Indiana University are part of a consortium that has described the transcriptome of the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster in unprecedented detail, identifying thousands of new genes, transcripts and proteins.
3/18/2014 10:00 AM EDT

IU Soul Revue Working with Youths in Memphis at Invitation of Stax Music Academy


Students and faculty from Indiana University's acclaimed IU Soul Revue are traveling to Memphis, Tenn., over spring break to work with talented local youths, including those at the Stax Music Academy, an educational program that continues the...
3/11/2014 10:30 AM EDT

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