A research team led by Iowa State's Sri Sritharan has just finished an 18-month, $1 million study of concrete technology for taller wind turbine towers. Sritharan said the taller towers could enable wind energy production in all 50 states.
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Traumatic events, such as a terrorist attack or natural disaster, can effect children's perceptions of competence. According to a new Iowa State study, children with higher levels of competence were more resilient and had fewer PTSD symptoms...
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A new Iowa State University study may have identified the link that explains years of conflicting research over a mitochondrial gene and the risk for Alzheimer’s disease.
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Workplace bullying victims get plenty of advice on how to respond to the situation and make it stop. While well intentioned, much of the advice is impractical or makes the situation worse. Despite the bad advice, most victims said they would tell...
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Newly published research from ISU scientists shows many species may not be as susceptible to coextinction events as once thought. This new understanding hinges on how dependent individual species are on their mutualist relationships.
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Technology continues to change the way students learn. That's why Emily Howell, an assistant professor in Iowa State’s School of Education, is working with teachers to develop new ways to incorporate digital tools in the classroom, including games...
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Iowa State University biomedical researchers have broken new ground in understanding the genome of a parasitic roundworm that infects 2 million people worldwide. The research could lead to more effective treatments to combat the parasites.
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Astronomers have confirmed a nearby star's planetary system contains separate belts of asteroids, similar to our own solar system. The star is also about one-fifth the age of our sun. All this makes the star a good model of the early days of our...
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Iowa State University financial experts say changes in the way credit scores are calculated will help college students and young adults build credit. They say it's too soon to tell how the changes will impact the economy.
21-Mar-2017 8:00 AM EDT
First ladies are often defined by the causes they champion, but they also play a vital role the public rarely sees, says Stacy Cordery, an expert on first families and a professor of history at Iowa State University. That behind-the-scenes role is...
17-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST
The countdown is on to Election Day. These Iowa State faculty can provide expert commentary on the 2016 presidential election, and issues ranging from voter behavior to gender issues to campaign rhetoric.
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Ben Crosby can list several reasons why Hillary Clinton should have a clear advantage in the presidential debates. But the associate professor of English and speech communication says Trump is a wild card and his reality show qualities may give him...
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