Sticking to a general rule of pouring just a half glass of wine limits the likelihood of overconsumption. That’s the finding of a new Iowa State and Cornell University study to be published in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of...
22-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Iowa State's Partha Sarkar will use an NSF grant to continue his studies of tornado winds. The grant will support experiments in the Iowa State Tornado Simulator that will help engineers answer questions about how tornadoes interact with buildings.
11-Aug-2014 8:00 AM EDT
Clayton Anderson, a retired NASA astronaut, has worked with Iowa State aerospace engineers to develop a prototype workshop in spaceflight operations. The goal is to explore a new model for training people for commercial spaceflight.
5-Aug-2014 12:30 PM EDT
About 10 years ago when Will Prindle was VP of design and development at Forms+Surfaces, his idea for an explosion-resistant public trash receptacle was scrapped. Now an assistant professor of industrial design at Iowa State, Prindle has retrieved...
1-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT
Need an incentive to go for a run? A new Iowa State University study, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, found running for just five to 10 minutes a day can significantly reduce your risk of death from cardiovascular...
29-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Iowa State University researchers are targeting leafy greens in an effort to protect older adults from foodborne illnesses. Leafy greens are a common source of contamination and older adults are often most susceptible to severe illness or death.
15-Jul-2014 2:00 PM EDT
An Iowa State team topped 98 universities from 28 countries to capture first place in the 15th annual Data Mining Cup. It is the first time a U.S. team has won. A leading European data mining company sponsors the intelligent-data analysis...
10-Jul-2014 3:55 PM EDT
As a follow up to their outdoor classroom project for offenders last summer at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women, ISU landscape architecture students are designing and building an outdoor decompression area for correctional officers and...
8-Jul-2014 12:00 PM EDT
Reynol Junco is using Facebook and Twitter to help college students succeed. Instead of seeing social media as a distraction in the classroom, Junco says it helps him engage and connect with students.
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It doesn’t matter where you work – every organization has a culture defined by its rhythm and harmony, much like music. In the day-to-day grind at work, we don’t give much thought to our office culture, but an Iowa State business professor...
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Many popular energy drinks contain five times the caffeine in a cup of coffee, but you won’t find the amount listed on the can. An Iowa State professor says the omission could explain why a CDC study found some young people think energy drinks are...
8-Apr-2014 1:00 PM EDT