Lab experiments by Iowa State glaciologists have found that as a glacier's sliding speed increases, the bed beneath the glacier can grow slipperier. That finding could lead to better predictions of glacier response to climate change and resulting...
16-Dec-2014 1:00 PM EST
Iowa State's Soeren Prell helped write the new and definitive book on the BaBar and Bell experiments. "The Physics of the B Factories" is a combined biography of the two major experiments. Prell was one of five co-editors who worked for five years...
9-Dec-2014 4:00 PM EST
Several states and cities have and continue to propose a tax on soft drinks to curb obesity. In November, voters in Berkeley, California, were the first to approve such a tax. But Iowa State University researchers question whether it will have the...
3-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST
Mufit Akinc says filling vacuum insulation panels with new, low-cost materials could produce hundreds of millions of dollars in energy savings. And so he's leading an effort to search for insulating materials that could one day make it to the...
1-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST
An Iowa State University psychology professor is leading an international research team developing new interrogation methods designed to reduce false confessions and more effectively gather intelligence critical to national security.
24-Nov-2014 1:00 PM EST
Iowa State University's Educator Preparation Program is growing. It's preparing to place a record 270 student teachers this spring, which comes with the challenge of finding more than 450 classrooms for student teachers to gain experience.
6-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST
Iowa State's Song-Charng Kong is working with engineers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory to study the fundamental physics of diesel engines. Understanding the fundamentals could lead to better engine performance, fuel economy and power.
31-Oct-2014 10:30 AM EDT
News of a school shooting or a homicide involving a teenage suspect always leads to the question of why? It is human nature to want an explanation, but too often, the rush to judgment clouds reality, said Matt DeLisi, a professor of sociology at...
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Iowa State University political experts are available to answer your questions and discuss key races and policy issues leading into the November election.
2-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Students are back in school and now is the time for parents to develop routines to help their children succeed academically. An Iowa State University professor says parental involvement, more than income or social status, is a predictor of student...
26-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT
Reynol Junco is using Facebook and Twitter to help college students succeed. Instead of seeing social media as a distraction in the classroom, Junco says it helps him engage and connect with students.
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