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2011-11-22 12:23:50

Research at Iowa State University has led to discovery of a genetic method that can increase biomass in algae by 50 to 80 percent.

Study Finds Health Value To Children Of National School Lunch Program
2011-11-11 12:15:35

A recent study by current and former Iowa State University researchers confirmed that school lunches improve the health outcomes of children who reside in low-income households.

2011-10-13 21:00:54

New processes that allow nanoparticles to assemble themselves into designer materials could solve some of today's technology challenges, Alex Travesset of Iowa State University and the Ames Laboratory reports in the Oct. 14 issue of the journal Science.

2011-09-19 13:30:00

Program Supports Education of Future Corn Plant Breeders Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) September 19, 2011 DuPont, through its Pioneer

Image 1 - Helping Astronauts Make Their Drinking Water Clean
2011-09-15 13:18:37

Chemistry developed at Iowa State University is helping astronauts and cosmonauts make sure they have safe drinking water at the International Space Station

Consumers Willing To Pay More For Healthier GM Foods
2011-09-15 08:08:55

Consumers are eager to get their hands on, and teeth into, foods that are genetically modified (GM) to increase health benefits - and even pay more for the opportunity.

2011-08-29 20:56:31

Effective memory is a key ability for independent living in later life, and a new Iowa State University study is among the first to report that social partners can help extend memory.

2011-08-10 22:54:17

From the kinds that people sneeze at, to the kinds that have prickly seeds that stick to pant legs, there are many different types of plants in grasslands around the world.

2011-07-25 23:46:55

Soil quality, water quality, and possibly even farm profits will all benefit by using a perennial cover crop on corn fields that allows for similar yields to traditional farming methods.

2011-06-20 23:51:00

Although parents appreciate having media ratings systems to help protect their kids from questionable content in movies, video games and television, the current age-based system doesn't meet their needs.


Word of the Day
chomage
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]
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