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Long Term Organic Diet Intervention Reduces Pesticide Metabolites in Pregnant Women

Cynthia Curl, an assistant professor in Boise State’s Department of Community and Environmental Health, has conducted what is believed to be the first ever long-term diet intervention study on the effects of organic produce on pregnant women.
22-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Cook Up Chemical Reactions in Primordial Soup

Research findings hint at the possibility of PNA on the early earth
27-Jun-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Boise State Scientists Develop New Method to Extract Cyanide from Meteorites

Researchers have discovered organometallic compounds containing both cyanide and carbon monoxide in select rocks from outer space, which may have been significant for the origin of life on Earth.
25-Jun-2019 5:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Boise State and Molecular Testing Labs to Revolutionize HIV Testing and Treatment

New testing methods being developed by Molecular Testing Labs and Boise State University utilize RNA molecular signatures, which can be detected using cutting edge technology and lab techniques. This means that people at risk for contracting HIV can...
17-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Emily Ruskovich Wins 2019 International Dublin Literary Award

Writer Emily Ruskovich, an assistant professor in the Department of Theatre, Film and Creative Writing, has won the 2019 International Dublin Literary Award for her novel “Idaho.”
17-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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David Estrada Named New Associate Director for Center for Advanced Energy Studies

Assistant Professor David Estrada has been named the new associate director for the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES).
3-Jun-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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1971 Boise State Alumnus Named a Guggenheim Fellow

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation has named sculptor Jim Shrosbree a 2019 Guggenheim fellow. Shrosbee received his bachelor of fine arts from Boise State University in painting and drawing in 1971.
3-Jun-2019 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Boise State Alumna Uses Degree to Improve Lives of Idahoans

As the health program manager of the Idaho Comprehensive Cancer Control Program, Cariou oversees statewide cancer prevention programs.
3-Jun-2019 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Expert Can Offer Insight on Alternative Energy Sources

U.S. states, as well as countries around the world, must grapple with a number of questions when looking at alternative power generation sources. Especially important are impacts on the economy and whether the domestic workforce, industry and...
15-Jan-2013 3:35 PM EST

Expert Addresses International Business Topics

Boise State University professor discusses international business, trade.
24-May-2012 6:00 PM EDT

STEM Pipeline: Inspiration to Occupation

Boise State University education professor Louis Nadelson discusses his model that defines STEM and looks at the various ways of teaching science, technology, engineering and math.
9-May-2012 9:15 AM EDT

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Effective Use of Creativity and Innovation is Key

How can organizations use creativity and innovation to boost performance? Boise State University creativity expert Dr. Nancy Napier has done extensive research into the topic.
9-Apr-2012 1:00 PM EDT

The Rise of the West and Asia’s Resurgence

In the 18th and 19th centuries, something rather fascinating occurred. The part of the world we typically call “the West” suddenly showed tremendous growth in population, change in technology and production of wealth. Boise State University...
2-Apr-2012 3:40 PM EDT

Experts Available to Discuss ‘What Good Is a College Education?’

People have been pursuing higher education and advanced degrees for centuries, but why and to what end? Boise State University professors Stephanie Cox and Jennifer Black have investigated the history of higher education, from Socrates to the...
26-Mar-2012 1:40 PM EDT

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Two Experts Available to Speak About The Work-Life Equation for Baby Boomers, Generation Xers, and Millennials

How do we balance our careers with other aspects of our lives? Is there an ideal balance, or is the equation mostly subjective? Boise State University Foundational Studies professors Vicki Stieha and Rebecca Robideaux can answer these questions and...
20-Mar-2012 1:30 PM EDT

Expert Available to Talk About DNA Forensics, Cases Making Headlines

An internationally recognized expert and consultant in DNA forensics, Dr. Greg Hampikian played a crucial, high-profile role in the exoneration last October of Amanda Knox. He is available to discuss the different types of DNA, how they are used in...
14-Mar-2012 3:50 PM EDT

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Boise State University is a public, metropolitan research university offering an array of undergraduate and graduate degrees and experiences that foster student success, lifelong learning, community engagement, innovation and creativity. Research and creative activity advance new knowledge and benefit students, the community, the state and the nation. As an integral part of its metropolitan environment the university is engaged in professional and continuing education programming, policy issues, and promoting the region’s economic vitality and cultural enrichment.


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