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Integrated Reality Opening New Opportunities for Students and Users

Students in James Lathrop's class have spent the semester working in the world of integrated reality. They've developed a video game using the Microsoft Hololens, which allows gamers to interact with holograms in their own environment.
26-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Competition Limits Self-Interests That Pose Potential Problems for Corporations


New research by an Iowa State University professor of management examines how competing interests within an organization can limit unethical behavior. David King says there needs to be a restructuring of corporate governance so more people are at...
24-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Iowa State Professor: Technology Is Great, but Are We Prepared for the Consequences?


Dependence on technology is slowly eroding some of our core principles, said the director of Iowa State's Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication. It's impacting everything from fake news to texting while driving.
18-Apr-2017 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Musical Beds: Iowa State Professor Finds Co-Sleeping Is More Common Than Some Parents Admit

Parents know that co-sleeping is considered a no-no, but many still allow their children to crawl into bed with them at night. Doctors generally discourage co-sleeping, but an Iowa State professor says it is a phenomenon that extends well beyond the...
12-Apr-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cross-Cultural Study Strengthens Link Between Media Violence and Aggressive Behavior


New Iowa State research offers compelling evidence that media violence affects aggressive behavior. This first-of-its-kind study, conducted in seven different countries, confirms six decades of research showing the effect is the same, regardless of...
11-Apr-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Use Graphene, Electricity to Change Stem Cells for Nerve Regrowth


Two Iowa State research groups are combining their expertise to change stem cells for nerve regrowth. The groups -- one led by a mechanical engineer and the other by a chemical engineer -- just published their findings in Advanced Healthcare...
10-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Plant Scientists Untangle the Molecular Mechanisms Connecting Plant Stress and Growth


ISU researchers are piecing together the genetic mechanisms that link plant growth and stress response. In a new paper, the research group links autophagy, an important energy recycling function, with slower growth during stress conditions....
10-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

100 Years Later Duchamp’s ‘Fountain’ Still Influential


This month marks the 100th anniversary of Marcel Duchamp’s "Fountain." The controversial work of art, which was nothing more than a urinal turned upside down, is still an influential piece a century later.
10-Apr-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Corn and Soybean Markets Up Slightly Going Into Planting Season, According to Economist


21-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Ag Expert Available to Comment as Farmers Begin Planting for US Growing Season


21-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT

ISU Financial Experts: Changes to Credit Reports Will Benefit College Students


Iowa State University financial experts say changes in the way credit scores are calculated will help college students and young adults build credit. They say it's too soon to tell how the changes will impact the economy.
21-Mar-2017 8:00 AM EDT

Unseen Role of the First Lady Is Why the Position Remains Important Today, Says ISU Professor


First ladies are often defined by the causes they champion, but they also play a vital role the public rarely sees, says Stacy Cordery, an expert on first families and a professor of history at Iowa State University. That behind-the-scenes role is...
17-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST

Iowa State Experts Available to Comment on 2016 Presidential Election

The countdown is on to Election Day. These Iowa State faculty can provide expert commentary on the 2016 presidential election, and issues ranging from voter behavior to gender issues to campaign rhetoric.
12-Oct-2016 8:00 AM EDT

Presidential Debates Will Pit Policy vs. Reality Show Drama, Says ISU Professor


Ben Crosby can list several reasons why Hillary Clinton should have a clear advantage in the presidential debates. But the associate professor of English and speech communication says Trump is a wild card and his reality show qualities may give him...
19-Sep-2016 8:00 AM EDT

Iowa State University Ag Economy Expert Available for Interviews Regarding Bayer and Monsanto


7-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT

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