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Building a better salt trap: Scientists synthesize a molecular 'cage' to capture chloride

Indiana University researchers have synthesized a powerful new molecule to trap chloride salts. The technology has the potential to reduce the seepage of this pollutant into freshwater systems, which is a threat to drinkable water across the globe.
24-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Peering into the past, scientists discover bacteria transformed a viral threat to survive

A study led by Indiana University researchers reports the first evidence of bacteria stealing genetic material from their own worst enemy, bacteriophages, and transforming it to survive.
2-May-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Transparency From Charities About How Funds Are Used Builds Trust and Increases Giving

Charitable and humanitarian organizations are increasingly tapping into a $30 billion crowdfunding market, not only to raise funds but to build donors' trust by being more transparent, according to research from Indiana University's Kelley School of...
15-Apr-2019 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Tweeting while viewing doesn't diminish TV advertising's reach and often leads to online shopping

People watching "social shows" like "Dancing with the Stars" or "The Bachelor" on television and simultaneously sharing their views on Twitter are more likely to be committed to the program and shop online, according to new research from Indiana...
4-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


New chemical probes advance search for new antibiotics

Researchers at Indiana University have invented a new method to observe bacterial build cell walls in real time that could contribute to the search for new antibacterial drugs.
1-Mar-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


IU research finds believing in yourself can backfire when investing in equity crowdfunded ventures

Normally, it's good to believe in yourself. But research from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business indicates that it can be bad advice for amateurs investing online in unregulated, sometimes risky, equity crowdfunded ventures.
21-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Grant Thornton to help create risk assessment and management institute at Indiana University

Indiana University has announced a $3 million gift from Grant Thornton LLP, a leading consulting and accounting firm. The gift will establish the Grant Thornton Institute for Data Exploration for Risk Assessment and Management, or GT-IDEA, an...
12-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


The hidden treasure of digital piracy? It can boost bottom line for manufacturers, retailers

HBO's popular television series "Game of Thrones" returns in April, but millions of fans continue to illegally download the program, giving it the dubious distinction of being the most pirated program. Many may wonder why the TV network hasn't taken...
28-Jan-2019 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Climate Expert Shares Perspective on US Political Polarization Around Climate Change

A climate expert is available to comment on U.S. political polarization around climate change as revealed by a recently released report from the Yale Climate Communication Center.
24-May-2019 4:00 PM EDT


Professor of History and Long-Time Observer of South African Politics Available to Comment on South Africa Election

7-May-2019 2:15 PM EDT

Experts available to comment on landmark report on climate change, risk of extinction

Indiana University experts are available to comment on the 40-page summary of the Services's Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services released today by the Intergovernmental Panel for Biodiversity and Ecosystem.
5-May-2019 7:00 AM EDT


Digitization Experts Available to Comment on Notre Dame Cathedral Restoration

17-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT

IU Kelley School cybersecurity expert offers holiday shopping tips for protecting identity

Amid the many warnings this holiday season about protecting your identity while shopping online comes advice from Scott Shackelford, associate professor of business law and ethics in the Indiana University Kelley School of Business and one of the...
11-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST


IU Kelley expert: Overhaul of FDA's approval process for medical devices overdue, but balanced approached needed

28-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST


IU Kelley School expert explains changing market conditions leading up to GM announcement to close plants, lay off 14,000 people

27-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST


Holiday retail outlook: Retailers partnering with Silicon Valley to lure consumers back into stores

Amid an expected stronger year for holiday shopping, some traditional retailers are partnering with Silicon Valley tech companies to create strategies that they hope will draw consumers into stores during this season and beyond.
14-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST

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