Indiana University or Indiana University-Bloomington (IU) is the flagship of the Indiana university system. IU was established in 1820. Today IU has nearly 39,000 undergraduate and graduate students and professional students. Simon Hall was recently constructed to house cell biologists, microbiologists, molecular biologists, geneticists on other specialists for researching a wide range of scientific inquires. IU has an environmental research department and numerous programs for study.
Biologists report method to calculate lifetime energy requirements of cells, genes
In a recently published paper, Indiana University biologists have calculated the lifetime energy requirements of multiple types of cells, as well as the energy required to replicate and express the genes within these cells.
Short winter days trigger aggression hormones differently based on sex
Indiana University researchers have discovered a hormonal mechanism in hamsters that connects short winter days with increased aggression in females, and that it differs from the mechanism that controls this same response ...
Marginalized groups use the Internet to broaden their networks, rather than reinforce ties
A new research study from Indiana University supports the commonly held view that people from disadvantaged groups are using the Internet to broaden their social networks.
Paleobotanists identify what could be the mythical 'first flower'
Indiana University paleobotanist David Dilcher and colleagues in Europe have identified a 125 million- to 130 million-year-old freshwater plant as one of earliest flowering plants on Earth.
Researcher devises method to untangle, analyze 'controlled chaos'
A researcher at Indiana University has developed a new mathematical framework to more effectively analyze "controlled chaos," or how interactions among highly complex systems affect their operation and vulnerability.
Study finds males may contribute to offspring's mental development before pregnancy
A new study from Indiana University provides evidence in mice that males may play a positive role in the development of offspring's brains starting before pregnancy.
Like Sleeping Beauty, some research lies dormant for decades, study finds
Why do some discoveries fade into obscurity while others blaze a new trail the moment they are published? More mysteriously, why do some research papers remain dormant for years and then suddenly explode with great impact ...
Parents of first-born sons and only-child daughters give more, study finds
Parents' charitable giving is affected by the sex of their first child, according to a new report released today by the Women's Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, located ...
Study cites gap between theory and practice in natural resource management
Natural resource agencies have embraced an approach known as adaptive management to adjust and refine their management plans in the face of uncertainties caused by climate change and the functioning of complex ecosystems.
Expanding theory of evolution
An Indiana University professor is part of an international team of biologists working to expand Darwin's theory of evolution to encompass factors that influence a species' growth and development beyond genetics—as well ...