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UI graduate assistant finds bacterium to improve farming

Simone Garza, News Reporter May 1, 2022

University of Iowa Graduate Assistant Emily Schmitz has found a bacterium that can help make farming more eco-friendly. Using this specific bacterium may help farming, as it can consume toxic chemicals...

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UI scientists advance to next phase of NASA satellite launch mission

Anthony Neri, News Reporter April 26, 2022

NASA approved a team of University of Iowa scientists to move to the next phase of their mission launching two satellites through the Earth’s northern polar cusp. “We’re gearing up for some...

The University of Iowa Tippie College of Business is seen on Sunday, April 24, 2022.

UI Tippie researchers find lack of workplace support causes turnover in companies

Samantha Bielema, News Reporter April 24, 2022

University of Iowa Tippie College of Business researchers curated a study to see the effects of proactivity of employees while managing workplace rules and regulations. Proactivity is a characteristic...

UI receives $21 million to better predict water-related hazards

UI receives $21 million to better predict water-related hazards

Cooper Worth, News Reporter April 18, 2022

The University of Iowa will play a pivotal role in a federally run, $360 million project to improve the United States’ ability to predict water-related hazards and manage water resources. The...

University of Iowa Associate Professor Jasper Halekas poses for a portrait in his laboratory at Van Allen Hall in Iowa City on Wednesday, March 30, 2022. Halekas researches the magnetic field on the moon’s surface.

University of Iowa associate professor receives grant to investigate the moon’s swirls

Simone Garza, News Reporter April 17, 2022

A University of Iowa professor will soon explore the swirls on the surface of the moon. Jasper Halekas, associate professor in the UI department of physics and astronomy, is the deputy principal...

UI professor to research collaborative regenerative medicine in Ireland

UI professor to research collaborative regenerative medicine in Ireland

Ryan Hansen, News Reporter April 14, 2022

A University of Iowa professor will travel to Ireland for a collaborative effort aimed at advancing research in the field of regenerative medicine. James Ankrum, UI associate professor of biomedical...

University of Iowa researcher Tianbao Yang seats at his desk where he works on AI research on Friday, Aril 8, 2022.

Amazon awards grant to UI researchers to decrease discrimination in AI algorithms

Arabia Parkey, News Reporter April 12, 2022

University of Iowa researchers are examining discriminative qualities of artificial intelligence and machine learning models, which are likely to be unfair against one’s race, gender, or other characteristics...

A lab mouse is seen in a lab in the Bowen Science Building at the University of Iowa on Monday. April 11, 2022.

UI researchers identify drug to cure mice of COVID-19 symptoms, may treat older adults

Anthony Neri, News Reporter April 11, 2022

Researchers at the University of Iowa found a drug to prevent older mice, who suffer from COVID-19 in a similar way to older people, from dying of the virus. The older mice that had COVID-19, which...

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UI researchers to determine how entrepreneurs balance ethics, decision-making

Ryan Hansen, News Reporter April 10, 2022

Researchers at the University of Iowa are investigating how entrepreneurs and businesses balance ethics and decision-making in creating a successful business. Interest in the research stems from...

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UI neuroscientists discover mechanism crucial to memory storage

Anthony Neri, News Reporter April 4, 2022

A neuroscience research team at the University of Iowa has discovered a crucial biochemical mechanism that impacts memory storage. Its research article was published in the journal Science Advances on...

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UIHC to offer food resources to pregnant patients facing food insecurity

Anthony Neri, News Reporter March 31, 2022

An interdisciplinary research group at the University of Iowa is collaborating with a local non-profit food bank to identify and serve pregnant patients at UI Hospitals and Clinics who are facing food...

Graduate Research Assistant in the department of civil and environmental engineering Danielle Land filters a water sample in the Seamans Center on Tuesday, March 29, 2022. Land is part of a group that is developing an online tool that identifies which homes might be at risk of water contamination from lead.

UI researchers to develop lead detection tool for water

Ryan Hansen, News Reporter March 29, 2022

Researchers at the University of Iowa are developing a system for residents and public health officials that will allow them to more easily detect lead in drinking water across the state. The research...

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