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Iowa State Physicists Win W.M. Keck Foundation Grant to Develop Nanoscope

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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.
11-Aug-2016 11:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Iowa State Scientists Develop Quick-Destructing Battery to Power ‘Transient’ Devices

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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.
4-Aug-2016 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Iowa State Study Suggests ‘Use It or Lose It’ to Defend Against Memory Loss

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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...
3-Aug-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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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.
20-Jul-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Discovery Could Lead to Treatment to Better Regulate Insulin

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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14-Jul-2016 6:05 PM EDT

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

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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.
28-Jun-2016 8:00 AM EDT

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

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27-Jun-2016 12:05 PM EDT

ISU Political Expert Available to Comment on Brexit

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24-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT

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

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7-Jun-2016 9:00 AM EDT

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