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Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Iowa researchers have created an advanced model that can detect lung damage in long-COVID patients using a simple chest X-ray. The model takes data points from 3D CT lung scans and transfers them to be diagnosed by 2D chest X-ray equipment, which is more commonly available and less costly.
Monday, October 24, 2022
Researchers at the University of Iowa have confirmed a pathway in the brain that governs how animals, including humans, respond to stress. The findings could yield better understanding of the physical- and mental-health effects of chronic stress in humans.
Monday, October 24, 2022
A University of Iowa research team has received a grant to study public confidence in tap water.
Thursday, October 20, 2022
A faculty member in the University of Iowa Department of English has published a book that argues that state and state-affiliated cultural diplomacy contributed to the making of postwar U.S. literature.
Monday, October 17, 2022
Christine Petersen, professor of epidemiology in the University of Iowa College of Public Health and director of the Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases at Iowa, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).
Thursday, October 13, 2022
Thirty University of Iowa faculty and staff members were honored with the UI’s 2022 Faculty and Staff Awards for achievements ranging from excellence in service to leadership in diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
University of Iowa Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies Tara Bynum began a nine-month term as the Barra Sabbatical Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania’s McNeil Center for Early American Studies on Sept. 1.
Wednesday, October 5, 2022
A research fellow at the University of Iowa’s Public Policy Center has published a book on Americans’ distrust of the government when it comes to drinking water.
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
Greg Howes, professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, has been honored by the American Physical Society with an award for his contributions to plasma physics.
Monday, September 19, 2022
Professor of neurology Michael Shy received a Research Infrastructure Grant from the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Friday, September 16, 2022
The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant to a University of Iowa assistant professor to study the ways migration influenced family networks over centuries.
Monday, August 22, 2022
A University of Iowa assistant professor has received a grant from NASA to develop mirror technologies for X-ray astronomy.
Friday, August 12, 2022
A University of Iowa professor has received a grant for a project that looks at how scores measuring genetic influence on behaviors are utilized.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Researchers at the University of Iowa have produced definitive evidence that a specific region in the brain, called the subthalamic nucleus, is critical to governing the mind’s communication with the body’s motor control system. The findings could yield advances in treatment for Parkinson’s disease.
Monday, July 25, 2022
The key to a successful invasion may lie in living fast and dying young. University of Iowa biologists studying a species of freshwater snail found that lineages that were the most successful invaders matured and reproduced more quickly than noninvasive counterparts within the species.
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Pharmaceutical scientists at the University of Iowa have found that charged nanoparticles combined with a vaccine were effective in eliminating tumors or extending life span in mice with melanoma tumors. The nanoparticle could be mass manufactured, stored at room temperature, and administered by phy
Monday, July 18, 2022
Members of the Iowa City community took part in the second annual BioBlitz on July 9 at the Ashton Prairie Living Laboratory.
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
The University of Iowa secured a record-breaking $867 million in external funding for fiscal year 2022, which ended June 30. This outpaces the previous record of $818 million and represents a 6% increase over fiscal year 2021.
Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Researchers led by the University of Iowa have discovered two new species of crocodiles that roamed parts of Africa between 15 and 18 million years ago and preyed on human ancestors. The giant dwarf crocodile species, called Kinyang, mysteriously disappeared, possibly due to changes in the climate.
Thursday, June 9, 2022
A University of Iowa professor has received an award from NASA as part of a simulation package that will aid in the design of new instruments aboard balloons and satellites.