Relationships with our mothers and siblings continue to have an effect on our well-being, particularly at midlife. A new study led by an Iowa State University researcher found that tension with our mothers and siblings is associated with symptoms of...
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Team PrISUm is preparing to take its "Solar Utility Vehicle" on a 1,900-mile race across the Outback of Australia. The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge is Oct. 8-15. Iowa State's student-engineers think they've built a car that can comfortably make...
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Iowa State University announced a historic commitment of $50 million to the College of Business from Debbie and Jerry Ivy of Los Altos Hills, California. In recognition of the couple’s generosity, the college will be renamed the Debbie and Jerry...
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Iowa State physicists have been part of the search for evidence the Higgs boson, as predicted, most often decays into two bottom quarks. It has been a challenge -- billions of the quarks are produced in the Large Hadron Collider and most aren't tied...
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Leaders of the Center for Biorenewable Chemicals are proposing a new model for creating, applying and commercializing chemicals made from biomass. The model calls for identifying “bioprivileged molecules” that offer unique properties.
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Learning a foreign language is vital in today’s global economy. That’s why Iowa State professor Chad Gasta is a strong advocate for expanding language opportunities, specifically dual-language immersion programs.
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A study led by a biomedical researcher at Iowa State University found that a potential treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, a leading genetic cause of infant mortality, shows promise in animal models.
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Iowa State University scientists are contributing to a multi-institutional effort to help corn stand up to stress brought on by drought and disease by using viruses and aphids to activate desirable traits. It’s speculative research that could...
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A certain amount of learning is lost when children are out of school for the summer. While most children don't want to think about hitting the books, Iowa State's Emily Hayden has some creative suggestions for parents to encourage learning and...
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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
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
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.
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