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Zika Virus Protein Mapped to Speed Search for Cure


A study published today reports that a team led by Indiana University scientists has mapped a key protein that causes the Zika virus to reproduce and spread.
27-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Electroacupuncture Releases Stem Cells to Relieve Pain, Promote Tissue Repair, Study Finds

A new study published in the journal Stem Cells demonstrates how electroacupuncture triggers a neurological mechanism that can help promote tissue repair and relieve injury-induced pain. The findings provide the most comprehensive picture yet of how...
16-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Increasing Minimum Wage Would Reduce Teen Pregnancies


A $1 increase in the minimum wage would likely reduce the U.S. adolescent birth rate by about 2 percent, according to new Indiana University research. That would mean about 5,000 fewer births annually.
8-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Chemists Create Molecular 'Leaf' That Collects and Stores Solar Power Without Solar Panels


An international research team centered at Indiana University have engineered a molecule that uses light or electricity to convert the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide -- a carbon-neutral fuel source -- more efficiently than any...
8-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Caffeine Boosts Enzyme That Could Protect Against Dementia


A study by Indiana University researchers has identified 24 compounds -- including caffeine -- with the potential to boost an enzyme in the brain shown to protect against dementia. The research appeared March 7 in the journal Scientific Reports.
7-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study: More Customer Information Can Help Airbnb Address Discrimination by Service Providers


New research by an Indiana University Kelley School of Business professor suggests that companies in the sharing economy can eliminate discrimination by encouraging clients to write reviews and by designing better ways to share information that...
28-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

IU School of Global and International Studies Convening America's Role in the World Conference


The second annual America’s Role in the World conference at Indiana University’s School of Global and International Studies in Bloomington will address pressing global issues facing the new U.S. administration, the nation and world.
27-Feb-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

IU Biologists Reveal Ways Powerful 'Master Gene' Regulates Physical Differences Between Sexes


A study by scientists at Indiana University has found that the master gene that regulates differences between males and females plays a complex role in matching the right physical trait to the right sex. The research, published Feb. 27 in the...
23-Feb-2017 6:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Indiana University Law Expert Available to Discuss Supreme Court Nomination Hearings for Neil Gorsuch


Likeability will be a key factor for Neil Gorsuch's possible appointment to the Supreme Court, says Indiana University law professor David Orenticher.
16-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EDT

Audiologist Available to Comment on Over-the-Counter vs. Prescription Hearing Aids.


7-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EST

Too Soon to Write Obituaries for Department Stores, Despite Closures and Bad Sales Reports, Says IU Kelley School Expert


5-Jan-2017 4:05 PM EST

IU Study Finds Activity Trackers Can Work When Paired with Wellness Coaching


While critics have debated the effectiveness of activity trackers, a recent study by faculty in the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington found activity trackers can work, if paired with wellness coaching. The study was published in the American...
28-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST

IU Retail Expert Sees Parallels Between Recent Election and Holiday Shopping Picture

A longtime national retailing observer in Indiana University's Kelley School of Business sees several intriguing parallels between the recent elections and the upcoming holiday shopping season.
21-Nov-2016 7:00 AM EST

Indiana University Experts Available to Discuss Elections

7-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST

IU Olympics Expert: Olympics Could Provide Athletes with Platform to Address Social Issues


2-Aug-2016 7:00 AM EDT

IU Olympics Expert: Other Pursuits of 'Gold' During the Rio Olympics


2-Aug-2016 7:00 AM EDT

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