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In the face of environmental change and persistent public health issues, how do we develop more resilient sustainable food systems? In the era of big data and massive cybersecurity breaches, what are the keys to super-speed computing and real data encryption? These questions, and more, are at the heart of the two research initiatives selected […]

The third episode of IU Matters, a roundtable talk show taking up timely issues, airs this week. On the show, IU faculty talk with Anne Ryder, former WTHR news anchor and now an IU Media School senior lecturer. Students and staff from the Media School and WTIU, IU’s PBS television station, help to produce the […]

For Paul Macklin, the word “math” means more than numbers and equations. Instead, he sees it as a bridge to improve cancer research and treatment. Marking his one-year anniversary at Indiana University in January, Macklin arrived at the forefront of the newly established Department of Intelligent Systems Engineering in the IU School of Informatics, Computing […]

It’s often wryly observed that birth rates peak in September, with many studies citing seasonal changes in human biology to explain this post-holiday “baby boom.” But new research from scientists at Indiana University and the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência in Portugal finds that spikes in pregnancies are actually rooted in society, not biology. The evidence […]

Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie has announced IU’s commitment to invest $50 million to collaborate with community partners to prevent and reduce addictions in Indiana. Announced alongside Indiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb and IU Health President and CEO Dennis Murphy, the initiative — Responding to the Addictions Crisis — is part of IU’s bicentennial […]

Only a year after establishing the intelligent systems engineering program in the Indiana University School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering, the university has been awarded a five-year, $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to advance nanoscale devices to improve human health, including fighting cancer. The grant will create the Engineered nanoBIO Hub at […]

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The National Science Foundation has awarded Faculty Early Career Development Awards totaling $1.8 million to three Indiana University researchers, who will use the grants to improve understanding of disease treatment, equitable access to computer science programs and the dynamics of river pollution. IU faculty receiving the awards are Julia Arciero in the School of Science […]

The Indiana Geological Survey, a research institute of Indiana University, has changed its name to the Indiana Geological and Water Survey. The name change was enacted as state law via Senate Enrolled Act 416 and took effect July 1. The new name reflects a realignment of the survey’s mission: to provide geological information and counsel […]

An Indiana University microbiologist has received a five-year, $4 million award from the National Institutes of Health to advance research on bacterial cell biology. Yves Brun, IU Distinguished Professor and Clyde Culbertson Professor in the IU Bloomington College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Biology, has been awarded the NIH’s Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award, or […]

A study led by computer scientists at Indiana University has found that people with the most connections on social media are also happier. This may cause most social media users to not only regard themselves as less popular than their friends but also less happy. The recently published study is essentially the first to provide […]