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Iowa State dietetic interns to work virtually with low-income families to improve nutrition


Iowa State University dietetic interns will provide nutrition coaching and wellness information to low-income families as part of a national health initiative. Interns will connect virtually with their clients using a smarthphone app.
20-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Discovery Could Lead to Treatment to Better Regulate Insulin


A recent discovery made by an Iowa State University professor and a team of researchers holds promise for those who are obese or diabetic and do not benefit from medications to regulate their glucose and insulin levels.
12-Jul-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Iowa State Researchers Describe Copper-Induced Misfolding of Prion Proteins


Iowa State University researchers have described with single-molecule precision how copper ions cause prion proteins to misfold and seed the misfolding and clumping of nearby prion proteins. The findings are published in Science Advances.
30-Jun-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Breathing New Life Into Public Schoolyards Benefits Entire Communities


An Iowa State University landscape architecture studio is part of a collaboration that's breathing new life into more than 300 neglected schoolyards in Philadelphia. They represent a burgeoning national movement to green schoolyards.
27-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

ISU Scientists Develop Nanomachines to Diagnose Illness


Tiny machines that build themselves and detect disease? Step inside the nanoscale world of Eric Henderson.
27-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Harsh Parenting, Food Insecurity Predicts Obesity for Young Women


The adolescent years can be full of changes. A new study by Iowa State University researchers suggests that when these years include prolonged periods of food insecurity coupled with harsh parenting practices, females are prone to obesity in early...
21-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Even When Help Is Just a Click Away, Stigma Is Still a Roadblock


Stigma is a major barrier for people with mental health issues. Even in a private and anonymous setting online, someone with greater self-stigma is less likely to take that first step to get information about mental health concerns, according to an...
14-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Workshop to Present Commercial Viability of ‘Hexcrete’ Idea for Taller Wind Turbine Towers


Iowa State University engineers will explain their “Hexcrete” concept of using precast concrete technology to build taller wind turbine towers during a commercialization workshop in late June.
14-Jun-2016 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Presidential Victory: Clinton’s Top 5

25-Jul-2016 7:00 AM EDT

Trump Needs to Sell His Image to a Broader Audience, Says Iowa State Rhetoric Prof


20-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT

Presidential victory: Trump’s Top 5

18-Jul-2016 9:05 AM EDT

Trump’s V Pick Would Be His First Traditional Move, Says Iowa State Expert


14-Jul-2016 6:05 PM EDT

Decision to Ban Unrealistic Body Images Has Merit, but Presents Challenges


A public health measure and a slippery slope. That's how Iowa State University experts describe the decision by London's mayor to ban ads with "unrealistic body images" from the city's public transit system.
28-Jun-2016 8:00 AM EDT

Signs You’re a Helicopter or Pushy Parent and How to Find Balance


27-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT

ISU Political Expert Available to Comment on Brexit


24-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT

Clinton Clinching the Nomination Likely Won’t Change Much in the Democratic Race


7-Jun-2016 9:00 AM EDT

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