University of Iowa researchers who recreate deep sea sponge molecules for anti-cancer drugs and reprogram human tissue to fight disease are among the recipients of $750,000 in funding from the university to turn their discoveries into businesses.
Why are modern humans the only species with chins? UI researchers say it's not due to mechanical forces, such as chewing, but may lie in our evolution: As our faces became smaller, it exposed the bony prominence at the lowest part of our heads. Results in the Journal of Anatomy.
Lisa Fasone was 3 when doctors diagnosed her with an irregular heartbeat. Though her condition eventually disappeared, Fasone was forever changed. Today, the UI junior credits the experience with her decision to become a physician assistant and help sick children, especially those living in poverty.
Winners of the John and Elsie Mae Ferentz Undergraduate Fellowships for Research presented their original, faculty-mentored research at the Spring Undergraduate Research Festival (SURF) on Thursday, April 9, 2015.
The University of Iowa Chief Diversity Office invites members of the UI campus and community to celebrate distinctive and innovative diversity contributions at the 16th annual Diversity Catalyst Award Reception Tuesday, April 28.
A new University of Iowa study, based in Pennsylvania, shows that the waste from hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, may be more radioactive than previously thought.
Michael Lutter, UI assistant professor of psychiatry, discusses his new research on mice lacking a gene associated with disordered eating in humans.
"Iowa Now Minute" is a 60-second roundup highlighting recent UI activities, research, public engagement, and campus life. Look for a new video every Thursday.
Listen to Iowa Law Professor Lea VanderVelde discusses the tort of seduction and the history of women in the workforce.