Life & Health Sciences
August 29, 2016
"Siyazama: Traditional Arts, Education and AIDS in South Africa" shares the beauty of traditional art forms such as beadwork and basketry and illustrates their use in negotiating cultural and social change around issues of HIV/AIDS.
August 24, 2016
Indiana University researchers who want to launch a company based on their innovation and strengthen its bottom line now have access to business services through IURTC's Spin Up entrepreneurship program.
August 22, 2016
Beetles with cyclops eyes have given Indiana University scientists insight into how new traits may evolve through the recruitment of existing genes -- even if these genes are already carrying out critical functions.
August 19, 2016
Among the findings of the survey, conducted by the Indiana Prevention Resource Center at IU: Indiana 12th-graders reported electronic-cigarette use at a rate of 20.9 percent -- greater than the national rate of 16.2.
August 2, 2016
With the games set to begin Aug. 5 in Rio, IU experts in economics, public health, media studies, cybersecurity, public and environmental affairs, and business are available to discuss issues including Zika and other health concerns, how coverage of the games might frame discussion on other topics, and Brazil's ability to pull off a worldwide event and its long-term future.
July 19, 2016
Mohammad Torabi plans to step down from his administrative role and return to the faculty at the successful conclusion of a national search for his successor, expected no earlier than June 2017.
July 14, 2016
Indiana University researchers have created a virtual tissue model of diabetes in the eye that shows precisely how a small protein that can both damage or grow blood vessels in the eye causes vision loss and blindness in people with diabetes. The study, reported in the journal PLOS Computational Biology, could also lead to better treatment for diabetic retinopathy, which currently requires multiple, invasive procedures that arent always effective in the long term.
July 12, 2016
IURTC realized a year-over-year jump of 43 spots, from 86th to 43rd, as it increased its annual number of patents from 25 to 47.