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Flight Delay? Lost Luggage? Don't Blame Airline Mergers, Research Shows

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It's often said that airline mergers lead to more headaches for travelers, including more flight delays, late arrivals and missed connections. But an analysis of 15 years of U.S. Department of Transportation statistics found that airline...
22-May-2017 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Insects Resist Genetic Methods to Control Disease Spread, Study Finds

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A study from Indiana University published May 19 in the journal Science Advances finds that insects possess a naturally occurring resistance to the use of the gene-editing technology CRISPR-Cas9 to prevent diseases such as malaria.
18-May-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Racial Disparities in Discipline Greater for Girls Than for Boys, Research Finds

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Research has shown that African-American boys face higher rates of school discipline than other students. But a study co-authored by an Indiana University sociologist finds that racial disparities in school discipline are even greater for...
11-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Create Human Inner Ear Organs That Could Lead To New Therapies For Hearing, Balance Impairments

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Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have successfully developed a method to grow inner ear tissue from human stem cells—a finding that could lead to new platforms to model disease and new therapies for the treatment of hearing and...
2-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Sheds New Light on Forces That Threaten Sensitive Coastlines

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Wind-driven expansion of marsh ponds on the Mississippi River Delta is a significant factor in the loss of crucial land in the Delta region, according to research by scientists at Indiana University and North Carolina State University. The study...
24-Apr-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Atomic-Level Motion May Drive Bacteria’s Ability to Evade Immune System Defenses, Finds Study

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A study from Indiana University published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has found evidence that extremely small changes in how atoms move in bacterial proteins can play a big role in how these microorganisms function and...
21-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Antidepressant Use in Early Pregnancy Does Not Increase Risk of Autism, ADHD in Kids, Study Finds

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A study reported April 18 in the journal of the American Medical Association led by Indiana University suggests that mothers’ use of antidepressants during early pregnancy does not increase the risk of their children developing autism or attention...
17-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Links Decline in Hemlock Forests to Changes in Water Resources

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An insect infestation that is killing hemlock trees in New England forests is having a significant impact on the water resources of forested ecosystems that provide essential water supplies to one of the nation's most populous regions.
5-Apr-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Medical Researcher: Summer Activities Increase Risk of Parasite Infections

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25-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT

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

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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

Audiologist Available to Comment on Over-the-Counter vs. Prescription Hearing Aids.

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7-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EST

Too Soon to Write Obituaries for Department Stores, Despite Closures and Bad Sales Reports, Says IU Kelley School Expert

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5-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST

IU Study Finds Activity Trackers Can Work When Paired with Wellness Coaching

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While critics have debated the effectiveness of activity trackers, a recent study by faculty in the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington found activity trackers can work, if paired with wellness coaching. The study was published in the American...
28-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST

IU Retail Expert Sees Parallels Between Recent Election and Holiday Shopping Picture

A longtime national retailing observer in Indiana University's Kelley School of Business sees several intriguing parallels between the recent elections and the upcoming holiday shopping season.
21-Nov-2016 7:00 AM EST

Indiana University Experts Available to Discuss Elections

7-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST

IU Olympics Expert: Olympics Could Provide Athletes with Platform to Address Social Issues

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2-Aug-2016 7:00 AM EDT

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