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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


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


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


Making immersive virtual theater a reality

University of Iowa faculty and students immerse audience in a virtual reality theater experience that integrates live performances.
14-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Rural hospitals save money, improve recruiting by using more tele-medicine in their ERs

A new study from the University of Iowa finds rural hospitals that use tele-medicine to back up their emergency room health care providers not only save money, but find it easier to recruit new physicians.
5-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Shea, Budd Named 2018 American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows

UI scientists will be honored at the February 2019 AAAS meeting
27-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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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


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


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

31-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT


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


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


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

UIowa Law Prof Researches Slaves Suing Their Masters, as In "12 Years a Slave"

23-Sep-2013 3:00 PM EDT

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The University seeks to advance scholarly and creative endeavor through leading-edge research and artistic production; to use this research and creativity to enhance undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, health care, and other services provided to the people of Iowa, the nation, and the world; and to educate students for success and personal fulfillment in an increasingly diverse and global environment.


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