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Researchers Document Changes in Teenage Parenthood


The U.S. birth rate hasn’t changed for two generations of teenage girls, but other aspects of young parenthood are shifting, especially regarding young fathers, according to new Indiana University research.
19-Sep-2017 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Discovery Could Reduce Nuclear Waste with Improved Method to Chemically Engineer Molecules


A new chemical principle discovered by scientists at Indiana University has the potential to revolutionize the creation of specially engineered molecules whose uses include the reduction of nuclear waste and the extraction of chemical pollutants...
11-Sep-2017 6:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

IU Researchers Identify Promising Treatment Option for People Suffering From Aggression After Traumatic Brain Injury


A drug originally developed in the 1960s as an antiviral medication is showing promise as a treatment option for people who suffer from increased feelings of aggression following traumatic brain injury, Indiana University School of Medicine...
11-Sep-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Extreme Weather Has Limited Effect on Attitudes Toward Climate Policies


People who recently experienced severe weather events such as floods, storms and drought are more likely to support policies to adapt to the effects of climate change, according to a new study co-authored by an Indiana University researcher.
11-Sep-2017 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CBD May Protect Against Psychiatric Risk From High-THC Cannabis Strains


A study by Indiana University neuroscientists published Sept. 5 finds that a nonpsychoactive compound in cannabis called cannabidiol, or CBD, appears to protect against the long-term negative psychiatric effects of THC, the primary psychoactive...
6-Sep-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Validates East Antarctic Ice Sheet Should Remain Stable Even if Western Ice Sheet Melts


A new study from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis validates that the central core of the East Antarctic ice sheet should remain stable even if the West Antarctic ice sheet melts.
17-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sociologists Present Research on Gender, Drug Use, Suicide and Religion


Faculty members and graduate students from Indiana University Bloomington presented research findings this week at the 112th annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, a four-day meeting in Montreal.
17-Aug-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Precision Medicine Opens the Door to Scientific Wellness Preventive Approaches to Suicide


Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have developed a more precise way of diagnosing suicide risk, by developing blood tests that work in everybody
15-Aug-2017 4:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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IU School of Medicine Faculty Available to Talk About Their Colleague and New U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams

11-Sep-2017 9:05 AM EDT

Disaster Experts Available to Comment on Hurricanes Irma and Harvey


Experts from Indiana University are available to comment on the impact - and recovery from -- hurricanes Harvey and Irma, which are impacting the southeastern region of Texas and south and central Florida.
8-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT

Experts Available to Comment on Growing Tension with North Korea


5-Sep-2017 5:05 PM EDT

Charitable Giving After Hurricane Harvey: Experts Share Tips


31-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT

Experts Comment on Afghanistan in Advance of President's Address


21-Aug-2017 5:05 PM EDT

Indiana University Experts Available to Comment on Upcoming 2017 Solar Eclipse


Indiana University experts in astronomy, physics and optometry are available to share their expertise on the solar eclipse that will be visible across the continental United States on Aug. 21.
1-Aug-2017 2:45 PM EDT

Medical Researcher: Summer Activities Increase Risk of Parasite Infections


25-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT

Indiana University Law Expert Available to Discuss Supreme Court Nomination Hearings for Neil Gorsuch


Likeability will be a key factor for Neil Gorsuch's possible appointment to the Supreme Court, says Indiana University law professor David Orenticher.
16-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EDT

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