Science & Research
March 5, 2014
Wanted: Academically talented university sophomores and juniors for Indiana University Angel Mounds National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates program.
March 3, 2014
A research team at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has helped determine the science behind how canines locate explosives such as Composition C-4, a plastic explosive used by the U.S. military. The study found the dogs react best to the actual explosive, calling into question the use of products designed to mimic the odor of C-4 for training purposes. These findings are the culmination of a four-year contract funded by the U.S. Department of Defense.
February 27, 2014
The IUPUI Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, in partnership with its Center for Research and Learning, will host the third annual Ideas Solving Social and Economic Challenges on Thursday, March 6.
February 26, 2014
Indiana University has been named a partner in creating the Chicago-based $320 million Digital Lab for Manufacturing announced Tuesday by President Barack Obama.
February 4, 2014
Herron School of Art and Design at IUPUI this month is hosting an exhibit of photographs exploring child-led households in Swaziland.
February 3, 2014
Research led by Jesse C. Stewart, Ph.D., of the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, is the first to find that treatment of depression before any apparent signs of cardiovascular disease can decrease the risk of future heart attacks and strokes by almost half.
January 29, 2014
The IU Oral Health Research Institute at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has begun a $1.2 million study for the military of the first use of pharmaceutical-grade antiplaque chewing gum in humans. The gum is intended for soldiers in the field.
January 27, 2014
A new study conducted by researchers at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis has found that adolescents and young adults undergoing cancer treatment gain coping skills and resilience-related outcomes when they participate in a therapeutic music process that includes writing song lyrics and producing videos.