UI researchers have now discovered that the same part of the brain responsible for remembering names and landmarks, the left temporal lobe, also deals with music.
The UI's Iowa Consortium for Substance Abuse Research and Evaluation reviewed gambling attitudes and behaviors among Iowa youth and found higher rates of alcohol use, binge drinking, tobacco use, drug use, and thoughts of suicide among adolescents as the frequency of gambling increased.
By acquiring DirecTV, AT&T will get the scale to compete more effectively against a combined Comcast-Time Warner Cable, making that transaction appear less threatening to regulators, says UI law professor Herb Hovenkamp.
Dan McGehee, who studies driver safety at the University of Iowa, says Internet-connected cars could be a good thing, as long as automakers can figure out a way to keep people from fiddling with it while they drive.
The University of Iowa's Mobile Museum returns to Decorah May 29 and 30.
Teams of student-owned businesses will participate in the University of Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center's program to rapidly build a new business.
Law professor Herb Hovenkamp says AT&T's proposed takeover of DirecTV may have an impact on Comcast's proposal to buy Time Warner Cable.
UI law professor Herb Hovenkamp examines the antitrust issues that will be considered in AT&T's proposed takeover of DirecTV.
Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds toured the Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building on Wednesday and praised its innovation and entrepreneurial spirit.
Colleagues and friends remember UI physics professor Lew Frank as a leader in physics and astronomy and a great contributor to space research.