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Anti-GMO sentiment has repercussions for developing world

Anti-GMO sentiment may be holding back the progress of farmers in some African countries, but an Iowa State University agronomist hopes a new study upholding the safety of Bt corn may help policymakers in Africa implement the technology to fight an...
11-Dec-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Graduating Senior Finds Passion at Intersection of Art, Science

When Olivia De Kok left her hometown of Sheldon for Iowa State University, she didn’t know what she wanted to do. She enjoyed her biology classes, but something was missing. That’s when she found biological and pre-medical illustration.
10-Dec-2018 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

First-generation student finds ‘home’ at Iowa State, future in kinesiology

Soccer is a huge part of Alejandro Martinez’s culture and his family, and it was his own soccer injuries at South Tama County High School – as well as words of wisdom from the athletic trainer who helped him recover – that led him to Iowa...
10-Dec-2018 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Delivery demand driving pressure on urban freight capacity

More people are living and working in urban areas, increasing demand for deliveries in already congested neighborhoods. An Iowa State University researcher says expects the problem to get worse, especially with more retailers offering same-delivery....
3-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Sketchnoting pushes students to learn, retain information differently – particularly in STEM

Over the last three years, sketchnoting has been introduced to about 1,000 students, faculty and staff across a wide range of disciplines at Iowa State University. This fall, an interdisciplinary research team is studying how this alternative to...
28-Nov-2018 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Lack of Sleep Intensifies Anger, Impairs Adaptation to Frustrating Circumstances

Losing just a couple hours of sleep makes you angrier, according to new research. While the results may seem intuitive, the study is one of the first to provide evidence that sleep loss causes anger. It also offers insight on how we adapt to...
27-Nov-2018 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Newly sequenced genomes of parasitic worms could speed development of new treatments

An international team of scientists, including an Iowa State University biomedical researcher, conducted genomic studies of 81 worm species, including 45 that had never been sequenced before, and documented nearly a million new genes. The research...
19-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Engineers use game theory to quantify threats of cyberattacks on power grid

Iowa State engineers are turning to game theory to help quantify threats of cyberattacks on the power grid. They're also developing cybersecurity tools that could help protect the grid and could be adapted to other cyber-physical infrastructure such...
19-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


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Hydration Strategy Key as High School Athletes Begin Practice

The first week of high school sports practices is a particularly vulnerable time for athletes, says an Iowa State University assistant professor of kinesiology. James Lang says being proactive about hydration, rather than reactive, is important to...
8-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT

WHO ‘gaming disorder’ classification opens door for treatment

19-Jun-2018 11:05 AM EDT

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Primary to yield record number of women on general election ballot

More women are running for political office motivated by the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. This could lead to a record number of women serving in one state legislature, according to an analysis by the Catt Center for Women and Politics.
29-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT

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19-Apr-2018 12:05 PM EDT

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Millennials Will Soon Dethrone Boomers as Largest Voting Bloc

10-Jan-2018 9:05 AM EST

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WHO Gaming Addiction Classification an Important Step for Treatment

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