A cross-cultural study, led by Iowa State University researchers, shows prosocial media positively influence behavior regardless of culture. The study, a first-of-its-kind, tested empathy and helpfulness of thousands of children in seven countries.
12/12/2013 10:25 AM EST
Iowa State University's James Vary is leading a team of physicists in a study of the structure and reactions of rare and exotic nuclei. The team's findings could have applications in nuclear energy, nuclear security and nuclear astrophysics.
12/9/2013 3:30 PM EST
The rules of the challenge were simple. Students had four weeks to develop a concept to make as much money as possible and avoid bankruptcy. But there was a catch; each team had only a $5 initial investment to get started.
12/5/2013 9:40 AM EST
Iowa State's Balaji Narasimhan thinks nanovaccines can revolutionize the prevention and treatment of diseases. And so he's using an Iowa State presidential research grant to assemble a "dream team" to research and develop nanovaccines.
12/3/2013 8:00 AM EST
Iowa State University students can now earn a bachelor’s degree and law degree in just six years through a new partnership the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences has with Drake University and the University of Iowa.
11/19/2013 11:00 AM EST
Iowa State engineers are working to protect computer networks and data by using unique keyboard, computer mouse and mobile device "fingerprints." The research is supported by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency of the Department of...
11/19/2013 10:00 AM EST
Steve Butler casually tosses a ball from his left hand to his right to demonstrate his point that anyone can juggle. The assistant professor of mathematics at Iowa State University says the secret to juggling is simple – it’s all about patterns.
11/14/2013 10:00 AM EST
Researchers at Iowa State University are working to add some accountability to online anonymity. They've developed a technology that offers anonymity for honest users and accountability for dishonest users.
11/7/2013 5:00 PM EST
Matt DeLisi says it would be a mistake to change federal sentencing guidelines to reduce prison overcrowding. The Iowa State University professor told the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee that cutting prison sentences would increase the crime rate.
11/12/2013 11:00 AM EST
Law enforcement agencies are using facial recognition software as a crime-fighting tool. Now businesses are looking to use the technology to reach customers. But an Iowa State University professor questions whether customers are ready for it.
5/8/2013 4:00 PM EDT
Craig Anderson, Distinguished Professor of psychology at Iowa State University, explains why a freelance photographer and other bystanders did not help to a man thrown onto the tracks of the New York City subway.
12/7/2012 12:35 PM EST
Both President Obama and his opponent in the presidential race, Mitt Romney, have been making frequent visits to Iowa. Some Iowa State University experts say it's because Iowa, and its six electoral votes, may make the difference on Election Day.
8/28/2012 12:15 PM EDT
An Iowa State University communications professor who worked on President Obama's Broadband Technologies Opportunities Program also knows how users can better protect their privacy online.
9/14/2011 11:00 AM EDT
A sociology professor and 9/11 book author anticipates the 10th anniversary of the tragedy will stir Americans' emotions again, particularly following the death of Osama bin Laden.
8/22/2011 5:40 PM EDT
Iowa State University Professor of Economics Dan Otto knows from experience that the economic obstacles in the nation's great debt ceiling debate aren't as difficult as they may appear, since he had students tackle those same problems last spring...
7/29/2011 1:00 PM EDT
President Obama will laud some of his administration's accomplishments in tonight's State of the Union address, but Iowa State University's political science chair reports mixed reviews on the president's foreign policy performance.
1/25/2011 12:40 PM EST