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COVID-19 seed grants awarded to 7 ISU research projects

Iowa State's COVID-19 Research Seed Grant program will support the initial stages of high-risk/high-reward projects that address the COVID-19 crisis.
1-Jul-2020 5:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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ISU Police hope to lead by example in community policing efforts

The Iowa State University Police Department wants to serve as an example for other law enforcement agencies to see how acknowledging and working to change problems within the profession can turn into positive change in their communities. The...
1-Jul-2020 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers print, tune graphene sensors to monitor food freshness, safety

Researchers are using high-resolution printing technology and the unique properties of graphene to make low-cost biosensors to monitor food safety and livestock health.
29-Jun-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers building cyber-physical system to monitor crops, drive decisions, boost yields

Researchers at Iowa State University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln are combining their expertise in electronics, computing and crops to develop a cyber-physical system that will monitor fields at almost single-plant resolution.
22-Jun-2020 3:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Chemists developing paper strip urine test for at-home/office/clinic COVID-19 evaluation

Chemists are developing a paper-strip urine test to detect the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The tests are based on electrokinetics, using electric fields to manipulate charged particles.
17-Jun-2020 10:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Engineers work to keep power lines and bridge cables steady when wind storms blow

Iowa State engineers are doing wind-tunnel tests and computer simulations to understand and predict how the cables that carry power or support bridges will react to high winds.
16-Jun-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Link between liver and heart disease could lead to new therapeutics

A newly published study of flies found that protecting liver function also preserves heart health. The research could lead to new therapeutic approaches in human health and illuminate the role of understudied organelles known as peroxisomes.
5-Jun-2020 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New grant will help scientists advance human immune model in pigs

Scientists at Iowa State University are poised to take a significant step forward in human health by transferring a human immune system into pigs. The research was recently awarded a nearly $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to...
28-May-2020 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

No major breakthroughs in Democratic field

21-Jan-2020 6:45 PM EST

Iowa's caucus history

21-Jan-2020 5:20 PM EST

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Cultural heritage expert available to discuss threats against Iranian cultural sites

7-Jan-2020 1:15 PM EST

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