Latest Iowa State University Stories
Program Supports Education of Future Corn Plant Breeders Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) September 19, 2011 DuPont, through its Pioneer
Chemistry developed at Iowa State University is helping astronauts and cosmonauts make sure they have safe drinking water at the International Space Station
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Laura Jarboe pointed to a collection of test tubes in her Iowa State University laboratory.
The long, slow decay of carbon-14 allows archaeologists to accurately date the relics of history back to 60,000 years.
MINNEAPOLIS, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill today announced it is making a significant in-kind software contribution to Iowa State University (ISU) to aid in its efforts to improve swine nutrition and pork production. Cargill's Animal Nutrition unit is licensing its Pork MAXÂ® patented nutritional software to ISU's Department of Animal Science.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.