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IU-connected startup enabling precision medicine for mental health, pain

MindX Sciences, a startup founded on science developed at Indiana University, is working to commercialize the first objective tests to assess pain and a number of mental health issues that historically have been difficult to measure.
2-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Puppy love: Choosing the perfect pooch poses challenges similar to dating

Indiana University psychologists who study relationship choice have found that when it comes to picking a canine companion, what people say they want in a dog isn't always in line with what they choose.
25-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Public Opinion Data Offers Insights Into Transgender Issues

In the first national public opinion survey of its kind, sociologists from Indiana University, University of Maryland and Ohio State University found evidence that undermines some of the primary arguments used to restrict the rights of transgender...
17-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cancer researchers earn $4.1 million Cancer Moonshot grant to develop immunotherapy treatments for children, adolescents

A team of researchers from Indiana University and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have been awarded a $4.1 million National Cancer Institute “Cancer Moonshot” grant to develop immunotherapy treatments for cancer in children and...
4-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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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

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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

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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

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IU experts available to comment on court decision ruling Trump can't block critics on Twitter

10-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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Environmental Expert Addresses Plan to Combat Lyme Disease, Tick-borne Illness

An environmental expert is available to comment on the need to fund research to combat tick-borne illnesses.
30-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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Expert available to comment on lawsuits against pharmaceutical companies by cities, counties and states throughout the U.S.

29-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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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

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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

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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

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