Disrupting a metabolic pathway in the liver in a way that creates a more “cancer-like” metabolism actually reduces tumor formation in a mouse model of liver cancer. This surprising finding from a Univ. of Iowa study identifies the mitochondrial...
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University of Iowa researchers have found that a single bout of exercise benefits some older people’s brains. In experiments in which participants aged 60 to 80 exercised once and multiple times, the researchers found some individuals showed...
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A new study from the University of Iowa published in the Journal of the American Medical Association finds that some people considered to be a normal weight could unknowingly be at high risk for obesity-related health issues.
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Educators from eight high schools across the country participated in a two-week professional development institute at the University of Iowa to learn to implement the Engineer Your World curriculum, which engages students in hands-on engineering...
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Thanks in part to a new residency program to train students in the intricacies of creating public art, boarded-up windows, concrete walls, and fertilizer bins will become canvases for large-scale art projects in 10 Iowa communities. One city also...
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A new University of Iowa study finds that teenagers who drive cars equipped with onboard monitoring systems have fewer accidents when they have conversations with their parents about safe driving when the system flags an unsafe driving situation.
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University of Iowa researchers found that high school athletes who talk themselves up on social media are more apt to receive scholarship offers from Division I universities, especially lower-rated recruits, with more offers coming to athletes whose...
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Researchers at the University of Iowa and the United States Geologic Survey report data gathered by orbiting satellites can yield more information about destructive earthquakes and can improve aid and humanitarian response efforts. The researchers...
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UIowa researcher calls for enforceable guidelines to slow the reemergence of Canine Brucellosis, a bacterial disease infecting dogs that can be transmitted to humans.
20-May-2019 7:05 AM EDT
UIowa analytics researcher studies the best way to route emergency supplies following a hurricane, earthquake, or some other natural disaster.
11-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT
A University of Iowa researcher finds that lonely people tend to buy more stuff because their loneliness wears them out, making it harder for them to resist their urge to acquire new things. They also tend to bond with the things they buy, forming...
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University of Iowa Virologist Developed First MERS Mouse Model. Says SARS Experience Has Helped with Rapid MERS Response
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A new international arbitration center will help Israelis and Palestinians settle commercial contract disputes to strengthen the regional economy and maybe help bring peace to the region.
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A University of Iowa law professor researches freedom suits, legal actions largely lost to history that were brought by slaves against their masters in hopes of gaining their freedom.
26-Sep-2013 5:00 PM EDT