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ABC-TV cancels pilot safety story originally slated for Jan. 17

Schnell is shown flying plane above farm fields.

Producers of ABC-TV's "20/20" have decided that the story about NASA-funded University of Iowa pilot research will not air Friday, Jan. 17, on "20/20. However, the story may be scheduled to air at a future date on "ABC World News with Diane Sawyer." Story

UI develops test aircraft systems to make air travel safer


The UI will use a three-year, $1.2 million NASA grant to develop concepts and methods helping commercial airline crews avoid, detect, mitigate, and recover from hazardous situations that could lead to loss of control due to spatial disorientation. Story

UI researcher predicts more intense North Atlantic tropical storms

satellite image of Hurricane Sandy

A study published in the prestigious Journal of Climate, the official publication of the American Meteorological Society, finds that tropical storms that make their way into the North Atlantic, and possibly strike the East Coast of the United States, likely will become more intense during the rest of this century. Story

Robinson explains lipid study


University of Iowa epidemiologist Jennifer Robinson describes her new lipid study investigating risk prediction of cardiovascular disease. Story from: News-Medical

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