The University of Iowa has partnered with the Iowa Children's Museum on "Playing is Learning," an initiative to reintroduce children, and their parents, to the concept of play. The kickoff event is May 14 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the children's museum in Coralville. Story
Researchers at the University of Iowa and colleagues at Cornell University have received a five-year, $10.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue their work investigating the biological links between high blood pressure and obesity. Story
The University of Iowa has plans in the works to install hearing-loop technology in several buildings around campus, and while more expensive than older technology, official say the quality is worth it.
Story from: The Daily Iowan
2013.05.09 | By Richard C. Lewis and Tim Schoon | 11:23 AM
The University of Iowa has produced a multimedia package chronicling a day in the life of Jerry Jackson, a 66-year-old Burlington man whose family suffers from a rare, inherited eye disease called ADNIV. Specialists at the UI's ophthalmology department have been studying the disease for more than two decades and now believe they've found the first genetic cause for it. Story
Despite the expectation of a large environmental exposure difference, UI researchers report that mothers and children in East Chicago, Ind., and Columbus Junction, Iowa, had similar concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in their blood. Story