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Patients in Rural Hospitals Can Save Thousands of Dollars if Local Hospital Is Part of Tele-Emergency Room Network

Patients in small towns can save thousands of dollars in health care costs by avoiding transfer to a larger facility if their local rural hospital is part of a tele-emergency room network, according to a new study from the University of Iowa.
24-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Chinese Cultural Concept Can Help Improve Business Management

"You don't talk about what you're going to do; you just understand each other and know to do it," says University of Iowa researcher, who says the concept is best described as "silent consensus."
24-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Student Mission Control


Since the 1950s, University of Iowa undergraduates have designed and built instruments that have travelled throughout our solar system and beyond.
22-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

'The Iowa Review' Spring 2017 Issue Showcases Writing by Military Veterans

The Iowa Review, published at the University of Iowa, will feature the writing of the five prize winners from the Jeff Sharlet Memorial Award for Veterans writing contest in its Spring 2017 issue.
10-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Find Surprise Communication Between Brain Regions Involved in Infant Motor Control


A team of University of Iowa researches has discovered a new connection between two regions of the brain that may help explain how motor skills develop. Working with infant rats, the scientists found that the hippocampus and the red nucleus, part of...
28-Apr-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Two Disciplines. Two Wheels. One Unique Program.

The University of Iowa is home to one of the country's only academic bicycle frame-building courses, which industry experts say is setting a worldwide standard for the craft.
26-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Why Children Struggle to Safely Cross Busy Streets

Researchers have found children up to early teenagers lack the perceptual judgment and motor skills to safely cross a busy road consistently. Children placed in realistic, simulated environments were tested for their road-crossing abilities. Those...
17-Apr-2017 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Eruptions Examiner


University of Iowa volcanologist Ingrid Ukstins spent two weeks collecting samples from Yasur, a continuously erupting volcano on Tanna, an island in the remote South Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu, to study its chemical composition and determine...
19-Apr-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Iowa Virologist Developed First MERS Mouse Model. Says SARS Experience Has Helped with Rapid MERS Response


6-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Peace Through Business Contract Resolution?


A new international arbitration center will help Israelis and Palestinians settle commercial contract disputes to strengthen the regional economy and maybe help bring peace to the region.
21-Nov-2013 12:00 PM EST

How Math and Logistics Can Speed Relief Supplies to Disaster Zones


12-Nov-2013 1:25 PM EST

Slaves Who Sued Their Masters and Captors

A University of Iowa law professor researches freedom suits, legal actions largely lost to history that were brought by slaves against their masters in hopes of gaining their freedom.
26-Sep-2013 5:00 PM EDT

UIowa Law Prof Researches Slaves Suing Their Masters, as In "12 Years a Slave"

23-Sep-2013 3:00 PM EDT

Study Finds Rooney Rule Does Little to Help Black NFL Head Coaches

Ten NFL head coaches were fired this week, but a study by a University of Iowa economist finds the league's Rooney Rule does little to help increase the number of African-American head coaches.
3-Jan-2013 2:00 PM EST

Robes, Suits and the Inauguration


A University of Iowa law professor explains why President Barack Obama will dress for his inauguration like he's going to a wedding and Chief Justice John Roberts will dress like he's officiating at one.
3-Jan-2013 11:55 AM EST

Iowa Law Professor Says Regulation Needed for Lawsuits-as-Investments

Some invest their money in stocks, some in bonds, some in real estate. Now, investors are putting their money into lawsuits, and University of Iowa law professor Maya Steinitz said this growing market needs government regulation.
10-Jan-2012 11:45 AM EST

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