Chemists at the University of Iowa will research the effects of nanomaterials on the environment and human health using a network of supercomputers funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation.
Many people know that tropical cyclones and hurricanes cause high winds and storm surges. But two of their other effects, heavy rainfall and inland flooding, can be just as dangerous and impact larger areas.
Scientists believe that hearing in fruit flies and in humans is remarkably similar at the cellular level, which is why they'd like to explore the fruit fly's ear to learn more about how humans hear.
As law enforcement agencies, community organizations, and public health officials work to develop effective crime-prevention strategies, new research from the University of Iowa finds that individuals who report being victims ...
The NFL's schedule makers face a lot of uncertainty when they sit down every spring to put together the next season's Monday Night Football schedule.
Quantum drag: Physicists say current in one iron magnetic sheet can create quantized spin waves in another, separate she
Friction and drag are commonplace in nature. You experience these phenomena when riding in an airplane, pairing electrical wiring, or rubbing pieces of sandpaper together.
A new virtual reality simulator will help University of Iowa researchers study how and why people lose control while driving all-terrain vehicles.
University of Iowa researchers are working with a California-based startup company to make clean energy from sunlight and any source of water.
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 ...
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.