Dan McGehee, of the National Advanced Driving Simulator at the University of Iowa, says safety is the main benefit of high-tech cars.
The university recently completed the first part of an intellectual property policy revision process. The policy ensures that inventions by faculty and staff are clearly identified, adequately protected, and leveraged in a way that benefits the inventor, the university, and the public.
Pigeons, UI researcher Edward Wasserman has shown, can do a lot of what humans can do, including learning many new object categories simultaneously, selectively ignoring irrelevant information, and learning to recognize human emotional expressions, even on unfamiliar faces.
A study from the College of Public Health finds that patients in rural areas can save money if their local hospital has a tele-ER service, which helps them avoid an expensive transfer to a better-equipped hospital in a larger city.
College of Public Health professor Brian Kaskie has a unique vantage of the U.S. Senate’s health care reform debate, spending the year in Washington, D.C., working as a fellow on the staff of the Special Subcommittee on Aging.
Proposed Medicaid cuts would make things harder for Iowa’s rural hospitals and could jeopardize access to health care for rural residents, says Keith Mueller, UI College of Public Health interim dean.