Aidan Smith was diagnosed with Juvenile Huntington's disease when he was 6
By: Catie Malooly | 2014.12.19 | 10:54 am
Aidan was diagnosed in Omaha, but his mother turned to University of Iowa Children's Hospital for answers. The University of Iowa is one of just 21 Huntington’s Disease Society of America Centers of Excellence nationwide, bringing together clinical services, education, and research opportunities to provide patients with access to the most advanced treatment options. Photo courtesy of UI Health Care Marketing and Communication.
A study involving the University of Iowa finds crows join humans, apes, and monkeys in exhibiting advanced relational thinking
By: Sara Agnew | 2014.12.18 | 10:55 am
A newly published study involving the University of Iowa finds crows have the brainpower to solve higher-order, relational-matching tasks, and they can do so spontaneously. That means crows join humans, apes, and monkeys in exhibiting advanced relational thinking, according to the research. Results appear in the journal Current Biology.
By: Wendy Moorehead | 2014.12.15 | 04:10 pm
Workers on the University of Iowa campus are installing a 1,500-foot removable flood wall to encircle the Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratories (IATL) site this week.
Roundup of UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life
By: Matt Jansen | 2014.12.11 | 11:22 am
"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday in Iowa Now.
By: Tom Snee | 2014.12.09 | 10:14 am
The opening bell has rung for the 2016 Iowa Electronic Markets’ presidential and Congressional control markets that give traders the opportunity to buy and sell contracts that will predict the results of the next general election.
UI team will study how seizures disrupt breathing
By: UI Health Care Marketing and Communications | 2014.12.08 | 11:52 am
University of Iowa neuroscientists led by George Richerson, head of neurology in the UI Carver College of Medicine, have joined eight other research groups across the world that will work together on increasing the understanding of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP), the leading cause of death from epilepsy.
By: Stephen Pradarelli | 2014.12.08 | 09:09 am
Nominations are being accepted until Feb. 6 for University of Iowa faculty, staff, and student research, innovation, mentorship, and startup awards.