Iowa State astronomers are part of an international team that has been analyzing data from NASA's TESS Mission. The astronomers describe their study of two red-giant stars -- older, “retired” stars no longer burning hydrogen in their cores -- in...
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A new study finds that while the current United States administration’s policies in Africa may appear undeveloped, there are distinct trends and tendencies that have the potential to negatively impact Africa’s economic growth.
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Sequencing a genome doesn't necessarily reveal the functions of individual genes. An Iowa State University scientist helps to organize a competition to evaluate the accuracy of software programs that predict gene function. The recently published...
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Advertising budgets and strategies used by beer companies appear to influence underage drinking, according to new research. The findings show that the amount of money spent on advertising strongly predicted the percentage of teens who had heard of,...
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Iowa State University is ranked in the top 30 of more than 300 schools offering programs in entrepreneurship.
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More Americans have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep, according to an Iowa State University study. Researchers cannot point to a specific reason why, but they suspect technology may be to blame.
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Iowa State University's Innovation Corps site is helping scientists and engineers prepare to move their discoveries toward commercialization. A key part of the preparation: talking to prospective customers about their actual needs.
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An Iowa State University study delves deep below the surface to find how cover crops such as winter rye may affect soil microbes a meter underground. The study found cover crops and perennials improve water quality but don’t necessarily lead to...
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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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