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Study: Air Pollution Negatively Associated with U.S. National Park Visitation

Poor air quality may influence how many visitors travel to U.S. national parks, according to a new study. The researchers matched air pollution data to monthly park visitation statistics at 33 of the most heavily visited national parks and found...
18-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


CyBIZ Lab Expands to Offer Graduate Students Industry Experience

Many Iowa State graduate students follow the path toward academia, but a number of students pursue careers in business and industry. That is why Iowa State is expanding opportunities for graduate students to work on short-term projects with...
16-Jul-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Medical Researchers, Engineers Look to Nanovaccines to Fight Pancreatic Cancer

A research team led by Iowa State's Balaji Narasimhan and affiliated with the Nanovcaccine Institute based at Iowa State is studying nanovaccines for treating pancreatic cancer. The study is supported by a $2.67 million grant from the National...
28-Jun-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Decision to Live Together Negatively Affects Wealth Accumulation

Living together is often a first step, or for a growing number of millennials, an alternative to marriage. Money or debt can be a common reason for this decision, but there are long-term financial implications to cohabitation, according to research...
26-Jun-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Crisis Can Force Re-Evaluation and Derail Efforts to Reach Goals

Setbacks are to be expected when pursuing a goal, whether you are trying to lose weight or save money. The challenge is getting back on track and not giving up after a difficulty or crisis, says an Iowa State marketing professor working on practical...
21-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Floating islands project expands on water quality research to study pollinator plants

The sustainable environments interdisciplinary graduate program’s floating islands research project has returned to Iowa State University’s Lake LaVerne for the first summer since 2015. While the project still measures nutrient uptake from the...
20-Jun-2018 9:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Iowa State University to Host Federally Funded Center of Excellence for Swine Genomics

A new federally funded center of excellence led by Iowa State University scientists will analyze various structures and mechanisms in the swine genome with the goal of allowing pork producers to predict with greater accuracy the traits in their...
13-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Scientists find ‘patterns in the noise’ that could help make more accurate crop performance predictions

Scientists have identified patterns in how and when sorghum plants flower that could help plant breeders and growers predict other important traits in a wide range of environments and geographic regions. The research team created an index based on...
8-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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WHO ‘gaming disorder’ classification opens door for treatment

19-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT


Primary to yield record number of women on general election ballot

More women are running for political office motivated by the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. This could lead to a record number of women serving in one state legislature, according to an analysis by the Catt Center for Women and Politics.
29-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT

How Are Airplanes Inspected for Safety? Iowa State Experts in Nondestructive Evaluation Have Answers

19-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT


Millennials Will Soon Dethrone Boomers as Largest Voting Bloc

10-Jan-2018 9:05 AM EST


WHO Gaming Addiction Classification an Important Step for Treatment

3-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST


Consumers May Not Recognize Costs, Consequences of Demand for ‘Clean’ Food

Eating “clean” is all about avoiding foods with additives, preservatives or other chemicals on the label. Two Iowa State University professors are warning of the consequences associated with the clean food movement in terms of food waste, safety...
31-Oct-2017 4:10 PM EDT


80th Anniversary of Massacre Time for Remembrance and Recognition of Solidarity

October marks the 80th anniversary of the 1937 Haitian massacre, which killed an estimated 20,000 Haitians and Dominicans of Haitian descent. Megan Jeanette Myers, an Iowa State asst. prof., says the anniversary is a time for reflection and...
25-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT


Hurricane Harvey relief supply logistics: ISU prof can share lessons learned from disaster sites

29-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT

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