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Public research university in ames, iowa, united states

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September 15, 2021
AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Two Iowa State University alumni have provided a $42 million gift commitment to build a new facility for industrial engineering students. C.G. "Turk" and Joyce A. McEwen Therkildsen's gift to the university's Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering is part of their long-standing relationship with Iowa State, the university said in a news release.
Science X staff
August 5, 2021
The newly assembled genomes of 26 different genetic lines of corn illustrate the crop's rich genetic diversity and could pave the way for a better understanding of what genetic mechanisms account for crop traits prized by farmers.
Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR)
June 22, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- The Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) program, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and an industry consortium of 35...
Open Text Corporation
June 15, 2021
/PRNewswire/ -- OpenTextTM (NASDAQ: OTEX), (TSX: OTEX), today announced the appointment of Ann M. Powell to its board of directors. Ms. Powell is the current...
Science X staff
June 3, 2021
Amid the steady growth of solar energy production in the United States, pollinator conservation at solar installations has become an appealing secondary pursuit, but the long-term success of such efforts remains to be seen. Can the land within a solar farm be made a true resource for pollinating insects? Will solar developers see value in the extra investment to plant and maintain flowering vegetation?
Science X staff
May 27, 2021
Materials engineers don't like to see line defects in functional materials.
Science X staff
May 14, 2021
The field photos show the hard, rough country that some glaciers slide over: rocky domes and bumps in granite, rocky steps and depressions in limestone. The glacier beds dwarf the researchers and their instruments. (As do the high mountains pictured on the various horizons.)
Mike Krapfl
April 29, 2021
A gardener hoping for a crop of the juiciest summer tomatoes might tend to each and every plant in a plot. But a farmer working to feed the world?
Lisa Schulte Moore
April 28, 2021
Agriculture has not been a central part of U.S. climate policy in the past, even though climate change is altering weather patterns that farmers rely on. Now, however, President Biden has directed the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to develop a climate-smart agriculture and forestry strategy.
Science X staff
April 20, 2021
Forensic science includes the analysis of blood backspatter involved in gunshot wounds, but scientific questions about the detailed role of fluids in these situations remained unresolved.
Christopher Tuggle and Adeline Boettcher
April 13, 2021
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration requires all new medicines to be tested in animals before use in people. Pigs make better medical research subjects than mice, because they are closer to humans in size, physiology and genetic makeup.
January 14, 2021
John Wiley and Sons, Inc. and Iowa State University today announced the signing of a three-year transitional open access agreement, among the first-of-its-kind in the United States. The agreement will advance Iowa State University's goal to increase open access publishing and expand its open access offerings, allowing peer-reviewed articles to be read and shared immediately, and making important research broadly available. The multi-year agreement, which will run from January 1, 2021 thr...
America's Cultivation Corridor
December 15, 2020
/PRNewswire/ -- America's Cultivation CorridorTM announced today the launch of the CultivoTM Virtual Academy for international startup companies and...
Angus Liu
December 10, 2020
The respiratory airway, as the primary entry point of the novel coronavirus, could be a good target for delivery of drugs that aim to protect people against the disease. An antibody nasal spray designed by Eureka Therapeutics protected mice against the virus for at least 10 hours, even at the lowest concentrations tested.
National Turkey Federation
November 25, 2020
/PRNewswire/ -- National Turkey Federation (NTF) Chairman Ron Kardel presented the National Thanksgiving Turkey named "Corn" to President Donald J. Trump and...
Gretchen Reynolds | NYT
May 30, 2020
The study is preliminary and not yet peer-reviewed, but its results indicate that, during difficult, testing times, the benefits of exercise extend beyond the physical and perhaps bolster our psyches.
David Slotnick
October 28, 2019
Business Insider
In prepared opening remarks released Monday, Boeing's CEO expresses sympathy, admits to mistakes, and details efforts to fix the 737 Max.
October 23, 2019
The News Minute
Film releases during festivals happen with much fanfare in Tamil Nadu. Tickets prices are unchecked and the number of shows are increased to cater to the needs of the fans. This Deepavali, two big films - Vijay's Bigil and Karthi's Kaithi - will be hitting the screens on October 25, the Friday before the festival. However, speaking to reporters after an event at Kovilpatti on
April 18, 2019
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- An arsenal of new technology is being put to the test fighting floods this year as rivers inundate towns and farm fields across the central United States. Drones,...
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