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$80 million grant aims to make regenerative farming practice a moneymaker for farmers

An Iowa State University research team is part of an $80 million federal grant to show how generating renewable natural gas from cover crops and prairie grass could give farmers a market-based motivation to use conservation practices that sequester...
30-Sep-2022 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Major USDA grant supports pioneering agricultural genome to phenome collaboration led by Iowa State University

The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture is awarding more than $1.8 million to the Agricultural Genome to Phenome Initiative led by Iowa State University, which aims to foster research collaborations to improve the long-term efficiency...
29-Sep-2022 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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ISU lab aims to repair severed nerves, foster undergraduate research

Undergraduate students at ISU are part of a research team testing different structures that could be used to help patients recover from traumatic nerve injuries.
27-Sep-2022 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Search for clues may explain the collapse of ancient city in Mexico

Faculty and students from ISU joined an international team of archaeologists this summer to begin excavating one of Teotihuacan’s suburbs. The four-year project could help unlock clues about the ancient city’s mysterious collapse and what...
21-Sep-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers test hybrid, soft/hard nanocarriers to deliver drugs to the brain

Researchers are working to develop nanocarriers that deliver drugs across the blood brain barrier. Successful nanocarriers could lead to treatments for brain disorders including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson’s disease, ischemic stroke, epilepsy...
20-Sep-2022 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers find rare and endangered bumble bees in Iowa

A team of researchers at Iowa State University are part of a multi-state effort to map out where the federally endangered rusty patched bumble bee lives, identify what habitat it prefers and collect clues about the population’s genetic diversity...
6-Sep-2022 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Behind the uptick in women’s alcohol consumption: stress, stereotypes, marketing

Pulling from extensive interviews, the latest research and national data, Sociology Professor Susan Stewart says women are drinking more alcohol to cope with stress, move up at work, feel confident and have fun – or be perceived as having fun –...
30-Aug-2022 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Finding solutions to the Mississippi River basin’s biggest challenges

A team of researchers received a National Science Foundation grant to study the Mississippi River basin's challenges and how these issues connect to affect the environmental conditions of cities, suburban areas and rural areas — and the people...
29-Aug-2022 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Expert Available to Discuss Heat Waves and Effects on Buildings

19-Jul-2022 12:40 PM EDT

Expert available to discuss women’s narratives about medication abortions

10-May-2022 10:05 AM EDT

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Iowa State researcher leads emerging field of trauma-informed environmental design

An Iowa State University researcher is an innovator in an emerging field: trauma-informed environmental design, in which designers work to understand their clients deeply and how their life experiences affect how they experience various environments...
29-Mar-2022 3:25 PM EDT

Expert on cultural and historical relationships between Russia and Ukraine, including the concept of ‘Slavic Brotherhood’

24-Feb-2022 5:25 PM EST

Expertise on ways national identity shapes both non-violent and violent politics in the Russian Federation, Ukraine

12-Jan-2022 11:35 AM EST

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Iowa State’s Schulte Moore named 2021 MacArthur Fellow

Lisa Schulte Moore, a professor of natural resource ecology and management at Iowa State University, has been named a 2021 MacArthur Fellow for her groundbreaking research as a landscape ecologist building more sustainable and resilient agricultural...
28-Sep-2021 12:05 PM EDT

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Gutowski can address regional climate change in response to international climate change report

6-Aug-2021 11:25 AM EDT

Cybersecurity expert: "A single individual can cause enormous damage. It’s not fair.”

7-Jun-2021 3:50 PM EDT

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