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Clinton, Carson Top Votes in New Iowa State University/WHO-HD Poll

If the Iowa Caucuses were held this month, 27.2 percent of Republicans likely to attend would support Ben Carson, and 49.5 percent of Democrats likely to attend would favor Hillary Clinton. That’s according to a new Iowa State University/WHO-HD...
25-Nov-2015 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Iowa State Astronomers Say Comet Fragments Best Explanation of Mysterious Dimming Star


A team led by Iowa State's Massimo Marengo responded to the buzz about a mysterious dimming star by studying data from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. They conclude the dimming was probably caused by a family of comets passing in front of the star.
24-Nov-2015 5:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

‘Orphan Gene’ May Have Potential to Boost Protein Value of Crops, According to Iowa State University Research


A recently published study from two Iowa State University scientists shows that a gene found only in a single plant species can increase protein content when introduced into staple crops.
13-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Iowa State Engineers Test Taller Wind Turbine Towers Made From Precast Concrete


Iowa State University engineers are testing new concrete technology for taller wind turbine towers. The idea is to build taller towers that are also easy to transport and assemble. Taller towers provide access to the faster and steadier winds above...
11-Nov-2015 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Iowa State Stand-Up Comedy Club Builds Confidence Through Laughter


The Iowa State Stand-Up Comedy Club is about more than telling jokes and making people laugh. Students say performing on stage builds self-confidence and skills they'll use in their future careers.
9-Nov-2015 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Iowa State Industrial Design Students Are Players in Bringing New Sports Products to Market


In the coming months, a high school athlete will walk into a sporting goods store and walk out with a Cutters Rev Pro football receiver glove designed by Iowa State University industrial design students thanks to a partnership with Shock Doctor, a...
4-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Strong Marketing Department Drives Firm Performance


New research from Iowa State University's College of Business underscores the importance of a strong marketing department. Not only does marketing create value for a firm's short-term profitability, but it also has a positive effect on long-term...
4-Nov-2015 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Iowa State Helps Launch SEEDCorn, a Midwest Big Data Hub Supported by the NSF

The NSF has launched four regional big data hubs, including a Midwest hub that includes Iowa State University. The Midwest hub will have research themes related to Iowa State's strengths, including digital agriculture and advanced manufacturing.
2-Nov-2015 4:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Implications of Long Range Strike-Bomber Announcement


27-Oct-2015 8:05 PM EDT

Politics Will Prevent Real Economic Reform in China, Says Iowa State University Professor


Recovering from the economic crisis that rippled through the global markets will be long and difficult for China, said Jonathan Hassid, an assistant professor of political science at Iowa State University who studies Chinese news media and symbolic...
1-Sep-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Iowa State Professor Weighs Pros and Cons of Mergers for Business and Consumers


Investment in research and development is dwarfed by the money corporations spend to acquire other firms. And the return on that investment is not always beneficial for business or consumers, said David King, with Iowa State University’s College...
4-Aug-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Iowa State Professor Returns From Cuba with a Sense of Optimism


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

The Fascination with Selfies and Why Industry Will Follow Disney’s Lead on Selfie Sticks


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

Impact of Greek Debt Crisis on National Security and Global Community


7-Jul-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Decision to Remove Artificial Ingredients a Challenge, Says Iowa State Professor


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

Women’s Political Speeches and Ads Available Through Online Archive


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

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