An Iowa State University study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Neurology, found a strong association between insulin resistance and memory function decline, increasing the risk for Alzheimer’s disease.
27-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT
Iowa State University researchers analyzing data from the NFL PLAY 60 FITNESSGRAM Partnership Project found that fitness levels for children in first through 12th grade sharply declined as students got older.
15-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT
Developing any habit starts with a routine. The trick is making exercise a habit that is hard to break. A new Iowa State University study shows that may be easier to accomplish by focusing on cues that make going to the gym automatic.
9-Jul-2015 8:05 AM EDT
Jaeyoun (Jay) Kim and his research group have developed microrobotic tentacles that can be the hands and fingers of small robots designed to safely handle delicate objects. The engineers describe their micro-tentacles in the journal Scientific...
22-Jun-2015 9:00 AM EDT
A shortage of skilled workers is often why many employers say they struggle to find qualified employees to fill vacancies. However, an Iowa State University economic analysis finds that some of the evidence used to support the skills gap debate is...
10-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT
Researchers Discover Surprisingly Wide Variation Across Species in Genetic Systems That Influence Aging
A new Iowa State University study focusing on insulin signaling uncovered surprising genetic diversity across reptiles, birds and mammals. Scientists previously assumed the process remained much the same throughout the animal kingdom, but the new...
27-May-2015 11:05 AM EDT
The National Institute of Standards and Technology just awarded up to $20 million to establish a Forensic Science Center based at Iowa State University. Carnegie Mellon University, the University of California, Irvine and the University of Virginia...
26-May-2015 12:30 PM EDT
Certain proteins may slow the devastating memory loss caused by Alzheimer’s disease, according to a groundbreaking Iowa State University study.
21-May-2015 12:05 PM EDT
Rose Caraway recently returned from Cuba after witnessing the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Havana. It’s a moment the Iowa State University assistant professor of religious studies has hoped for ever since she first traveled to Cuba 12 years ago.
29-Jul-2015 8:00 AM EDT
Technology has fueled the fascination with selfies. Two Iowa State professors talk about the selfie trend and why more entertainment venues will follow Disney's lead to ban selfie sticks.
8-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT
7-Jul-2015 3:05 PM EDT
Several major food companies plan to remove artificial ingredients from their products within the next few years. It’s a move that will be a challenge for the industry and likely increase costs, says an Iowa State University professor.
24-Jun-2015 3:05 PM EDT
Voters, scholars and students can search thousands of speeches and political ads from Hillary Clinton and more than 300 women candidates that are easily accessible through the Catt Center's Women's Political Communication Archives at Iowa State...
13-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT
Phishing scams are such a problem that some businesses are sending out fake phishing emails to employees. An Iowa State University professor says the scams work in part because it's harder to detect deception online.
10-Mar-2015 8:00 AM EDT
An Iowa State professor has new perspective as to the challenges veterans face when seeking mental health care. It’s an issue Alicia Carriquiry was aware, but she never fully understood the need until listening to veterans testify about their...
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