The University of Iowa or Iowa was established in 1847 and was the first institution in America to admit women and men. Currently there are over 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Iowa is known for its research in genetics, hydraulics, biocatalysts, agricultural medicine, biomedical engineering, biomedical science and pharmacology research and education. Iowa scientist are credited with advanced discoveries in Space Science. Iowa's teaching medical hospital is noteworthy for patient care.
A new virtual reality simulator will help University of Iowa researchers study how and why people lose control while driving all-terrain vehicles.
At attention, molecules! Chemists report molecules in ionic liquids arrange themselves, but it takes time
When you touch your phone's screen, you might not realize that you've set off a molecular chain reaction.
Leave it to evolutionary biologists to name a theory from a line in Alice in Wonderland.
Most animals, including humans, have two copies of their genome—the full set of instructions needed to make every cell, tissue, and organ in the body.
The U.S. Midwest and surrounding states have endured increasingly more frequent flood episodes over the past half-century, according to a study from the University of Iowa.
As Iowa farmers have planted more acres of corn to meet the demand driven by the corn-based ethanol industry, many models predicted that nitrate concentrations in Iowa streams would increase accordingly. However, recent IIHR ...
An inexpensive metal insert for primitive cookstoves created by a University of Iowa researcher may decrease global warming and potentially save the lives of thousands of women and children.
It's tempting to believe the violin was created in the mind's eye of its most famous craftsmen: the Amati, Stradivari, and Guarneri families.
Humans have been successful at treating a host of diseases. Yet some continue to elude medicine's best attempts.
If pigeons went to medical school and specialized in pathology or radiology, they'd be pretty good at distinguishing digitized microscope slides and mammograms of normal from cancerous breast tissue, according to a new study ...