Iowa State University Scientist Helps to Reach Back Through Centuries of Cultivation to Track How Corn Adapted to Different Elevations and Environments
An Iowa State University scientist is exploring the adaptations that have allowed corn to be cultivated in a wide range of elevations and environments across the Americas. Comparing corn varieties adapted to low elevations with those adapted to high...
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Anyone who has tried sticking to an exercise routine knows it isn't easy. But the combination of a conditioned cue and intrinsic reward may be the key to developing an exercise habit, according to a new Iowa State University study.
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Student journalists provide more informative election coverage than their professional counterparts, according to an analysis by Iowa State University.
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Iowa State engineers have led development of a laser-treatment process that allows them to use printed graphene for electric circuits and electrodes -- even on paper and other fragile surfaces. The technology could lead to many real-world, low-cost...
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Iowa State's Jigang Wang is leading an effort to develop a new kind of microscope for materials studies called a "nanoscope." The W.M. Keck Foundation of Los Angeles is supporting the project with a three-year, $1.3 million grant.
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Reza Montazami and his research group have developed a working battery that quickly self-destructs in water. The team's findings were recently published in the Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics.
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Iowa State University researchers have identified a protein essential for building memories that appears to predict the progression of memory loss and brain atrophy in Alzheimer’s patients. Their findings suggest there is a link between brain...
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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.
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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...
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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.
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