New research out of Iowa State University suggests that demolishing abandoned houses may lead nearby property owners to better maintain their homes.
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Engineers are developing a no-touch, mail-in, fast-scan diagnostic sensing system that could be used to quickly test for COVID-19 or other outbreaks. The system would also produce a real-time outbreak map with demographic details.
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Anti-Asian hate crimes during health crises are unfortunately not new, according to a new academic paper examining the history of this phenomenon. The research team, including an Iowa State University criminal justice researcher, looked at how...
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Iowa State and University of Texas engineers have developed computational models of replacement heart valves to examine the performance of biological tissues built into the valves. They found thinner tissues create problematic flutter.
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A "zero bias" or tendency for individuals to select targeted retirement funds ending in zero can affect the amount people contribute to retirement savings and leads to an investment portfolio with an incompatible level of risk, according to new...
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Researchers are studying how the collapse of microbubbles within the skull can damage brain cells. Their research could lead to the design of better helmets.
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A $10 million federal grant will power a multi-institutional consortium aiming to create new value chains on U.S. farms. The consortium will innovate methods for farmers to make more efficient use of resources with an emphasis on the generation of...
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New research suggests that reported unemployment rates underestimate actual employment losses due to COVID-19. Furthermore, the study found young adults, people with less education, individuals with lower family income, Hispanics and Blacks are most...
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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...
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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.
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