By: UI Public Policy Center | 2016.09.29 | 02:43 pm
The three-year, $202,820 grant will help to create a database that includes information on policy actions by all 50 state legislatures, administrative branches, and courts to track the spread of policies adopted throughout the United States.
Kamal Rahmouni, professor of pharmacology and internal medicine at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, has been awarded the 2016 Paul Korner Award by the International Society of Hypertension (ISH).
Hillary Clinton’s contract prices are up 8 percent to 70.5 cents in volatile post-debate overnight trading on the Iowa Electronic Markets, while contract prices for Donald Trump are down 3 percent to 31.8 cents.
New gene therapy vectors partially correct lung disease in animal model
By: Jennifer Brown | 2016.09.26 | 03:20 pm
Working with cystic fibrosis (CF) pigs, researchers based in the University of Iowa Pappajohn Biomedical Institute have shown that two different virus-based vectors can restore the function of a faulty protein involved with CF symptoms.
UI senior produces detailed topographic maps of earthquake-prone areas in California
By: Richard C. Lewis | 2016.09.22 | 04:18 pm
One University of Iowa senior has channeled her love for geology to produce highly detailed topographical maps of earthquake-prone areas in Southern California. Terryl Bandy will present the results of her summer project at the Geological Society of America meeting on Sept. 25.
Researchers create technique for opening insects’ exoskeletons to study living cells
By: Richard C. Lewis | 2016.09.20 | 04:17 pm
Insects are tough animals to study. One reason is their armor-like coating, called an exoskeleton, which protects their organs. Researchers have discovered a technique to open the exoskeleton in order to study living organs and cells.