Nicholas Johnson, UI law professor, and Dan Reed, UI vice president for research and economic development, analyze the Federal Communications Commission's recent decision to define the Internet as a utility.
The University of Iowa’s Dev/Iowa program will host its first hackathon in downtown Iowa City on March 27-29.
A picturesque Chilean lake may hold the clues to one of Earth's largest climate change events, and give scientists predictions about future climate change. A group of University of Iowa researchers digs through the evidence.
In an article on the different forms computers and computing can take, University of Iowa computer scientist Douglas Jones says compatibility problems out-weigh the advantages of adopting ternary computing, which uses three possible values to solve problems instead of the usual two.
Sandra Ramey, a police health expert in the UI College of Nursing, proposed a national intervention program to improve police officer health, before President Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, which met in Washington on Monday.
Spark Therapeutics, a company founded in part from research conducted at the University of Iowa, recently completed an Initial Public Offering (IPO), raising gross proceeds of $185 million. The offering was up-sized from an initial filing of $88 million.
The Iowa Department of Transportation is a world leader in some winter road maintenance techniques, UI engineering professor and international road salt expert Wilfrid Nixon told ninth-graders at Prairie Point Middle School.
Organized by our Faculty Fellows, we recently hosted the first in a series of "Ideas and Intersections” dinners. Each is designed to bring together scholars, researchers, artists, and thought leaders for an evening of discourse and discovery on important topics that lie at the interstices of our disciplines. The first of these, titled Epidemics: Countering (and Encountering) Exposure, explored the historical, cultural, technical, scientific and biomedical ideas surrounding the spread and tracking of disease and our evolving societal responses.
Scientists at the UI and the Iowa City VA Medical Center have developed a targeted approach that overrides muscles' intrinsic energy efficiency and allows muscle to burn more energy. The findings might provide a basis for new obesity treatments that help overcome the body's natural resistance to weight loss.
The director of Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Iowa is also the new president of the Association of American Cancer Institutes.