Machine learning could lead to automated processes that would allow soybean producers to diagnose crop stresses more efficiently. A multi-disciplinary team at Iowa State University recently received a grant to develop the technology, which could...
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Iowa State researchers are using machine-learning tools to clean up thunderstorm reports compiled by the National Weather Service. The goal is to determine which reports accurately describe storms that had severe winds. Accurate data could lead to...
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Researchers from four Midwestern research universities are joining forces to promote faculty success in STEM fields for women of color and women with family responsibilities. Their project is supported by a three-year, $996,000 grant from the...
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Iowa State University researchers are trying to grow muskmelons of the perfect size. Smaller muskmelons that retain desirable flavor characteristics could result in less waste.
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Jigang Wang's research group is developing new tools and techniques to access new states of matter hidden within superconducting and other complex materials. Harnessing these exotic states and their unique properties could lead to better computing,...
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More women are drinking alcohol, but there is little evidence to explain the increase in consumption. New research found variations in the amount and frequency women drink based on age, race, education, marital status and other factors.
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Satisfaction with your home can depend on its size compared to your neighbors’ homes, according to new Iowa State University research. Daniel Kuhlmann, assistant professor of community and regional planning, found that people are more likely to be...
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Exercise improves mood for people with depression and the endocannabinoid system may explain why. New research shows a significant boost in endocannabinoids and improvements in mood following prescribed moderate-intensity exercise.
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Iowans may notice combines harvesting corn deep into November due to the late start to planting last spring, according to Iowa State University agronomists. Much of the Iowa corn crop remains weeks behind schedule, and farmers will be paying close...
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It may feel like we have reached an impasse in the debate over issues such as gun violence, climate change and immigration. To improve the level of discourse, an Iowa State assistant professor of English offers four strategies to work toward...
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Businesses are preparing for the long-term impacts of the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China. Consumers may not recognize the complexity and level of disruption created to points along the supply chain, but they are paying for it. Cost is...
10-Jun-2019 10:00 AM EDT
Cassandra Rutherford, an Iowa State geotechnical engineer, has inspected failed levees along Midwestern rivers. And now she's working with other engineers to develop technologies that could improve levee performance.
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