Iowa State University

Brain's master switch verified

The protein that has long been suspected by scientists of being the master switch allowing brains to function has now been verified by an Iowa State University researcher.

May 07, 2010
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Turning Waste Material into Ethanol

(PhysOrg.com) -- Say the word “biofuels” and most people think of grain ethanol and biodiesel. But there’s another, older technology called gasification that’s getting a new look from researchers ...

Aug 13, 2008
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Physicists testing Nobel-winning theory

(PhysOrg.com) -- Soeren Prell and a team of Iowa State University researchers are part of an international research team testing a theory that led to a share of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physics for Japanese researchers Makoto ...

Nov 13, 2008
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Flaxseed lowers cholesterol in men

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study from Iowa State University's Nutrition and Wellness Research Center (NWRC) may give men a way to combat high cholesterol without drugs -- if they don't mind sprinkling some flaxseed ...

Mar 17, 2010
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Study finds flaxseed lowers high cholesterol in men

A new study from Iowa State University's Nutrition and Wellness Research Center (NWRC) may give men a way to combat high cholesterol without drugs -- if they don't mind sprinkling some flaxseed into their ...

Mar 26, 2010
4.4 / 5 (13) 0 | with audio podcast