Science & Technology Archive

July 17, 2014

 

Helmet with Brain Sentry

All-Star Football Teams To Use Concussion Prevention Device

Indiana high school all-star teams are using a concussion preventive device that indicates when a player needs to be removed from a game.

July 2, 2014

 

Abandoned home in Terre Haute, Indiana. The Lieutenant Governor says the program will help stabilize neighborhoods and reduce foreclosures.

Lead Poisoning Threatens Terre Haute’s Poorest Residents

Terre Haute's residents who live near former industrial areas, railroads or those who live in old houses are at high risk for possible lead poisoning.

June 27, 2014

 

young football player drinking water

Athletic Group Issues New Guidance To Prevent Heat Illnesses

Coaches should create plans to acclimate athletes to heat over a period of one to two weeks, according to the National Athletic Trainers' Association.

June 26, 2014

 

Mars

Daniels Says Money Should Not Deter NASA From Mars

Purdue President Mitch Daniels co-chaired a research group that concluded that the United States should invest in a manned Mars mission.

June 14, 2014

 

Football Player

Doctors Find Link Between Concussions, Psychiatric Disorders

Concussion may lead into certain psychiatric disorders especially for student athletes, a new study finds.

June 10, 2014

 

Melon

Melon Farmers Seek Ways To Remain Profitable, Boost Safety

Farmers say they are implementing new safety measures after a salmonella outbreak in 2012.

June 6, 2014

 

Known as the Bone Densitometer, the device will be used by astronauts to study bone loss in mice.

Indiana Company Sending X-Ray Device Into Space

A Southern Indiana company has developed the first X-ray system for the International Space Station to study bone loss.

May 31, 2014

 

The Hoosier cavefish is an eyeless, cave-dwelling fish that was just found to be a new species.

New Species Of Cavefish Found In Southern Indiana

Scientists have discovered a new species of blind cavefish in Southern Indiana.

May 28, 2014

 

microscope

Indianapolis Chosen For National STEM Education Program

Indianapolis is one of seven cities chosen to create a pilot program that engages area students in STEM subject.

May 27, 2014

 

Deer

Parks Board Unanimously Approves Deer Sharpshooting Plan

The Bloomington Board of Park Commissioners voted 4-0 to hire a sharpshooting firm to kill up to 100 deer in Griffy Lake Nature Preserve.

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