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Proteins May Slow Memory Loss in People with Alzheimer’s


Certain proteins may slow the devastating memory loss caused by Alzheimer’s disease, according to a groundbreaking Iowa State University study.
21-May-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Estrangement Likely When Adult Child Does Not Share Mother’s Values


Estrangement between a mother and an adult child is more common than people might think, says an Iowa State researcher. A new study, published in the Journal of Marriage and Family, found estrangement is often the result of a difference in values.
19-May-2015 8:00 AM EDT

Iowa State Researchers Test Brain Activity to Identify Cybersecurity Threats


In a first-of-its-kind study, Iowa State University researchers tested brain activity to better understand employees who pose a risk to cybersecurity.
22-Apr-2015 8:00 AM EDT

Iowa State, Ames Lab Scientists Describe Protein Pumps That Allow Bacteria to Resist Drugs


Research teams led by Edward Yu of Iowa State University and the Ames Laboratory have described the structure of two closely related protein pumps that allow bacteria to resist certain medications.
20-Apr-2015 11:45 AM EDT

Iowa State Anthropologist Finds Female Chimps More Likely to Use Tools When Hunting


Iowa State University anthropology professor Jill Pruetz and her research team were the first to observe savanna chimps using tools to hunt prey. Since making that discovery, Pruetz's team has observed more than 300 tool-assisted hunts and found...
15-Apr-2015 8:00 AM EDT

How Science and Storytelling Influence the Debate Over Vaccines


If there is a silver lining to the measles outbreaks, it’s that the risk of getting sick might lessen opposition to vaccines. Moving that pendulum will depend in part on how the public responds to news reports and personal stories about the...
8-Apr-2015 10:05 AM EDT

More Than a Promise: ISU 4U Aims to Offer More Than Financial Assistance


The promise of free tuition is a powerful incentive for students who otherwise could not afford a college education, but the director of ISU 4U says it's not enough if students are not prepared for college.
6-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT

New Research Finds Consumers Willing to Spend More for Biotech Potato Products


New research from an Iowa State University economist found consumers were willing to spend more for biotech potato products with reduced levels of a chemical compound linked to cancer.
16-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT

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Women’s Political Speeches and Ads Available Through Online Archive


Voters, scholars and students can search thousands of speeches and political ads from Hillary Clinton and more than 300 women candidates that are easily accessible through the Catt Center's Women's Political Communication Archives at Iowa State...
13-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Detecting Deception Online Is Not So Easy, Says Iowa State Professor


Phishing scams are such a problem that some businesses are sending out fake phishing emails to employees. An Iowa State University professor says the scams work in part because it's harder to detect deception online.
10-Mar-2015 8:00 AM EDT

Iowa State Professor Working to Improve Mental Health Care for Veterans


An Iowa State professor has new perspective as to the challenges veterans face when seeking mental health care. It’s an issue Alicia Carriquiry was aware, but she never fully understood the need until listening to veterans testify about their...
24-Feb-2015 12:00 PM EST

CIA Report to Push Conversation on Ethical and Effective Interrogation Methods

17-Dec-2014 5:00 PM EST

ISU Professor Can Comment on Effective Interrogation Methods in Response to CIA Report


9-Dec-2014 1:00 PM EST

Immigration Expert Available for Interviews


20-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST

Iowa State Political Experts Available to Comment on 2014 Election


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

How Parents Can Help Their Children Succeed and Stay in School


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

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