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December 12, 2017

 

This image shows four intestinal samples from fruit flies. The normal-sized intestine appears in white. A larger-than-average intestine with a mutated FMR1 gene appears in red. A smaller-than-average intestine with a mutated LIN-28 gene appears in green. A sample from a fly with both mutations appears in yellow.

IU Researchers Discover Fragile X Syndrome Link

Indiana University scientists have identified a new link between a genetic disorder and one of its under-studied characteristics.

December 8, 2017

 

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Ball State Developing Teaching Degree With Computer Focus

The university says the effort is a response to Gov. Eric Holcomb's call for teaching computer science to more primary school students.

December 6, 2017

 

Holcomb told students that 60 percent of the jobs that will be available when they graduate do not yet exist. He says that's why students today should learn skills that will prepare them for the future.

Gov. Holcomb Joins Students For Computer Coding Training

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb hosted roughly 100 students at a Statehouse event highlighting the importance of high-tech skills.

December 4, 2017

 

Sophia has a face that can show expression and metal hands.

Robot To Speak At Indiana University’s Lecturer Series

A robot will be a featured speaker at DePauw University's Ubben Lecture Series.

December 1, 2017

 

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IU Researchers Develop Beetle With Working Third Eye

A team of IU biologists says an accidental discovery made while studying dung beetles could have huge implications on future evolutionary research.

November 20, 2017

 

Gebisa Ejeta, director of the Purdue Center for Global Food Security, surrounded by a crop of sorghum.

Purdue Professor Receives $5M Grant For Grain Research

A Purdue University professor has received a $5 million grant to help develop hybrid grain seeds that will resist parasite weeds.

November 9, 2017

 

Many cutting-edge CBRN response technologies were on display throughout the Pagoda Pavilion.

Speedway Hosts Counterterrorism/WMD Response Convention

Industry magazine CBRNe World and the Indiana FBI collaborated to hold the annual Convergence Conference in Indianapolis.

October 27, 2017

 

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Lt. Gov. Crouch Praises Brown County Internet Initiative

Indiana Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch and a crowd of about 60 others commemorated Brown County’s ongoing fiber-optic broadband internet initiative Friday.

October 25, 2017

 

Police car lights.

IUPUI Researchers Working On System To Predict Crime

IUPUI researchers are developing and testing a program to predict crime and other social harms.

October 25, 2017

 

Robinson plans to repurpose Blu-ray devices to detect fluorescent molecules attached to nanoparticles released into the blood during early stages of cancer and syndromes.

Purdue Prof’s Company To Adapt Blu-ray For Cancer Detection

A company founded by a Purdue University scientist plans to adapt Blu-ray technology into a device for detecting early-stage cancers.

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