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2011-03-21 11:45:00

Sixty million dollars are being invested by the federal government on three major studies on the effects of climate change on crops and forests in hopes of ensuring farmers and foresters can continue producing food and timber while limiting the impact of a shifting environment.

2011-03-01 14:50:20

Invasive plant species have long had a reputation as being bad for a new ecosystem when they are introduced.

2011-02-28 15:53:31

A protein pathway that may hold the secret to understanding Parkinson's disease has been discovered and explained by Iowa State University researchers.

2011-02-23 17:42:44

A research team led by Edward Yu of Iowa State University and the Ames Laboratory has identified and described two parts of the three-part system that pumps toxins from bacteria and allows them to resist antibiotics.

2011-02-22 16:49:02

In the past 20 years, Martin Luther King's dream of the day when "little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls" through school desegregation has not been realized for most.

2011-02-21 13:40:10

An Iowa State theoretical physicist will describe the latest ideas in high-temperature superconductivity during the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Feb. 17-21 in Washington, D.C.

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2011-02-14 10:35:00

Researchers study flu proteins in-depth to identify virus vulnerabilities.

2011-02-10 13:43:33

Last week, the Orlando Sentinel newspaper reported that Palm Beach County, Fla., law enforcement is working to develop a consistent set of rules for eyewitnesses, hoping it will help prevent false convictions.

2011-02-01 16:53:22

Scientists have given us a plethora of new materials – all created by combining individual elements under varying temperatures and other conditions.