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Satellite observations improve earthquake monitoring, response

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...
14-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Uncovering little-known aspect of black history

The acclaimed national Colored Conventions Project has named two members of the UI campus community co-directors of its first pilot satellite partner, and a new course gives students an opportunity to rediscover this little-known part of Iowa...
1-May-2019 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Skipping breakfast associated with higher risk of cardiovascular death

Eating breakfast has always been considered an important part of a healthy lifestyle, but a new study from the University of Iowa shows how important it is. The study finds people who never ate breakfast had an 87 percent higher risk of death caused...
19-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Comprehensive genomic analysis might help improve cancer treatments

By measuring the effect of every gene in the genome, one by one, researchers at the University of Iowa, University of Southern California, and University of California, San Francisco, have identified a new target that may help improve treatment for...
7-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Women with alcohol dependency tend to believe more than men the problem will take care of itself

University of Iowa study is the first to dig deep into the differences in the way men and women handle excessive alcohol consumption.
27-Feb-2019 2:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

Parents unsure how to work with schools to prevent cyberbullying

Parents know they need to work with their child’s school to prevent cyberbullying, but a new study from the University of Iowa shows many wonder how.
12-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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UI Students Develop App to Improve Public Speaking—Without Imagining the Audience in Their Underwear

A case of the nerves is normal when students give class presentations. Nico Aguilar did that one better when he was a University of Iowa student.
6-Feb-2019 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Professor Puts Artistic Spin on Marine Research

University of Iowa Assistant Professor in Printmaking Terry Conrad joined scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution on a research cruise to study foraminifera, single-celled organisms that live in the ocean, and to create related art...
19-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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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

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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

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The Lonely Shopper

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...
13-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST

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UIowa Researcher Studies How to Better Move Relief Supplies to Disaster Sites Like Houston.

31-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT

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University of Iowa Virologist Developed First MERS Mouse Model. Says SARS Experience Has Helped with Rapid MERS Response

6-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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Peace Through Business Contract Resolution?

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.
21-Nov-2013 12:00 PM EST

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How Math and Logistics Can Speed Relief Supplies to Disaster Zones

12-Nov-2013 1:25 PM EST

Slaves Who Sued Their Masters and Captors

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

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