Abel, professor and chair of the Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology in the UI Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine and director of the Iowa Neuroscience Institute, will deliver a lecture titled “It’s not a dream, it’s a memory,” at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7, in the IMU.
Students taking part in the Interdisciplinary Evolutionary Sciences Research Experiences for Undergraduates program, funded by the National Science Foundation, converted traditional scientific posters into interactive exploration sessions via the web, helping revolutionize the way science is communicated.
University of Iowa physicists have described in theoretical terms how to develop codes that cannot be broken by quantum computers—computing devices of the future. These codes rely on distributing single photons that share a quantum character solely among the parties that wish to communicate.
University of Iowa biologists have found that mother roundworms can pass stress signals to future generations. The biologists report a mother roundworm exposed to a stressor can even under certain conditions pass the memory of that exposure to their grandchildren.
The University of Iowa Technology Institute (ITI) has received an Epic MegaGrant that will be used to explore the integration of its virtual human, Santos, with Epic Games’ Unreal Engine.