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Advising NASA on which satellites should stay in orbit

Iowans are helping to shape the future of NASA’s satellite missions. Faculty from Iowa State and Iowa were among 13 scientists selected to serve on a congressionally mandated panel to advise NASA on which satellite missions should continue and...
11-Jan-2021 12:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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COVID-19 model compares effectiveness of vaccine and mitigation strategies

Predicting the spread of COVID-19 using standard statistical models has its challenges, which is why two Iowa State University researchers developed a network-based approach to look at the impact of specific policies and vaccination strategies...
6-Jan-2021 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers measure, model desalination membranes to maximize flow, clean more water

A team of researchers -- including engineers from Iowa State University -- have used transmission electron microscopy and 3D computational modeling to quantify and visualize why some desalination membranes work better than others.
30-Dec-2020 2:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

Diet modifications – including more wine and cheese – may help reduce cognitive decline

The foods we eat may have a direct impact on our cognitive acuity in our later years. The study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, is a first-of-its-kind large scale analysis that connects specific foods to later-in-life cognitive...
9-Dec-2020 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Working from home, job loss due to pandemic increasing sedentary time

9-Dec-2020 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Report: U.S. trails other countries in building macro grids for moving, sharing electricity

Countries around the world are way ahead of the United States in building "macro grids" capable of moving electricity across grids or regions, according to a new report by an Iowa State engineer and a former doctoral student. The report was...
8-Dec-2020 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Making sense of a universe of corn genetics

A new study details the latest efforts to predict traits in corn based on genomics and data analytics. The data management technique could help to “turbo charge” the seemingly endless amount of genetic stocks contained in the world’s seed...
23-Nov-2020 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Businesses turn to social networks to build relationships during pandemic

Networking with clients over dinner and drinks or out on the golf course is not an option for many companies during the pandemic. A new Iowa State University study illustrates how businesses can still maintain and build those relationships using...
18-Nov-2020 1:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Vaccine experts weigh in on safety, history and possible resistance to the recently approved COVID-19 vaccine

14-Dec-2020 10:45 AM EST

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Stressed supply chains will mean delays for holiday shopping

As people begin their holiday shopping, the concerns about timely delivery dates are real.  The combination of holiday shopping and a global pandemic has some e-commerce experts are predicting a ‘shipageddon’ of delays and chaos this holiday...
25-Nov-2020 10:45 AM EST

Impact of gender gap on 2020 election

19-Oct-2020 12:45 PM EDT

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Veterinary expert available to discuss new swine flu strain

30-Jun-2020 6:10 PM EDT

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Supply chain challenges to remain as states start to reopen

A supply chain expert expects some hiccups as states start to reopen and supply chains slowly rebound from the coronavirus pandemic. Scott Grawe says the uncertainty that led to shortages of toilet paper and cleaning supplies at the start of this...
12-May-2020 6:55 AM EDT

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Some good news: Livestock and poultry appear to be safe from COVID-19

19-Mar-2020 4:20 PM EDT

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Will delay in results put an end to Iowa caucuses?

4-Feb-2020 5:05 PM EST

Outcomes published following Iowa State workshop discussing land use, infrastructure issues within Mississippi River watershed

A new network of researchers and community officials is working to find solutions to some of the biggest challenges within the Mississippi River watershed.
30-Jan-2020 3:35 PM EST

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