Life & Health Sciences
May 5, 2016
An international team led by Indiana University researchers has uncovered the regulation of a system that allows a globally abundant bacterium to efficiently capture sunlight and perform photosynthesis. The study -- led by IU biologist David M. Kehoe and conducted by Joseph E. Sanfilippo, IU Ph.D. student, and Animesh Shukla, former IU Ph.D. student, in collaboration with researchers in the United States and France -- is the first to show how a process that improves light capture in marine cyanobacteria is regulated.
May 3, 2016
The Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics and Society at Indiana University will wrap up its two-year examination of the theme "Wonder and the Natural World" with a June 2016 conference.
May 2, 2016
Earth could contain nearly 1 trillion species, with only one-thousandth of 1 percent now identified, according to a study from biologists at Indiana University. The estimate, based on the intersection of large datasets and universal scaling laws, was published May 2 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
April 28, 2016
Caregivers whose eyes wander during playtime -- due to distractions such as smartphones or other technology, for example -- may raise children with shorter attention spans, according to a new study from psychologists at Indiana University.
April 18, 2016
Nancy Wexler, whose research led to the identification of the Huntington's disease gene, will speak at Indiana University as the inaugural recipient of the Hermann J. Muller Award for Contributions to Our Understanding of Genes and Society.
April 14, 2016
Indiana University will host public events in Indianapolis and Bloomington recognizing the five research teams submitting final proposals in the inaugural year of the university's $300 million Grand Challenges Program.
April 8, 2016
Indiana University Bloomington students who have earned academic honors will be recognized April 10 at the annual Honors Convocation, starting at 2 p.m. in the IU Auditorium. President Michael A. McRobbie will preside and will present an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree to IU alumnus Jonathan Banks.
April 7, 2016
IU's School of Public Health-Bloomington honors six distinguished alumni.