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hydrocephalus

Drug Treatment for Hydrocephalus, or Water on the Brain, Is the...

IUPUI biologist Bonnie Blazer-Yost is leading a team that seeks to create a drug that will be the gold standard of care in treating...
cancer

Grant Funds Novel Approach to Reducing Symptom-Related Suffering of Advanced Cancer...

IUPUI psychologist Catherine Mosher has been awarded $1.7 million from the National Cancer Institute to investigate a novel acceptance-based approach to reducing the negative...
marijuana

$3 Million Grant Supports Research on Marijuana’s Long-Term Impact on Young...

A team led by Indiana University clinical psychologist and neuroscientist William Hetrickhas received a $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health's...
human-computer interaction

Study Will Explore How Communication Technology Can Help Parents with Children...

Parents face extraordinary challenges communicating with each other when their children are hospitalized with cancer, often feeling their children's safety as patients...
marijuana

Health Effects of Eating Marijuana Is Subject of a New Study

Researchers have conducted a study in which mice voluntarily ate a dough containing THC, the primary psychoactive component in marijuana. That opens...
dangerous drug

Women and Elderly at Higher Risk of Dangerous Drug Interactions

A new study led by researchers at Indiana University has found that women and older adults who use multiple prescription drugs are...
opioid pain medication

Over $1.6 Million in Grants Will Advance Research on Opioid Pain...

An interdisciplinary team of experts from Indiana University, along with other researchers across the U.S. and Sweden, have received grants totaling over...
Power Fastest Network, 400G wavelength connectivity

IU, Industry Leaders to Power Fastest Network Ever Built for Research...

Indiana University network engineers are collaborating with Ciena®, Internet2, and ESnet to power the fastest network ever built for research and education. Called the Monon400, the...
unsuspected pollutant

Study Uncovers High Levels of Previously Unsuspected Pollutant in Homes, Environment

Scientists at Indiana University found high levels of a previously unsuspected pollutant in homes, in an electronic waste recycling facility and in the natural...
retinal organoids

Biologists Are Growing ‘Mini Retinas’ to Better Understand Connection Between Eye...

IUPUI biologists are growing 'mini retinas' in the lab from stem cells to mimic the growth of the human retina. The researchers hope to...
nitrogen deficiency

Nitrogen Study Casts Doubt on Ability of Plants to Continue Absorbing...

A new study casts doubt as to whether plants will continue to absorb as much carbon dioxide in the future as they have in...
Alzheimer's treatment

Study of Younger Alzheimer’s Patients Aims to Pave the Way Toward...

Indiana University School of Medicine scientists have received the university's largest single grant from the National Institutes of Health and will partner with a team...
telomeres

IU Study Finds That Enzymes ‘Partner up’ to Accelerate Cancer, Aging...

A new study from molecular biologists at Indiana University has identified cellular processes that appear to supercharge both the growth and shrinkage of the...
climate change

IU Study Finds Managed Waterways Are Not Isolated from Effects of...

A new study led by researchers at Indiana University has found that modifications such as dams and reservoirs do not isolate rivers and streams...
earthquakes

IU Researchers Develop Model for Predicting Landslides Caused by Earthquakes

The 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in Sichuan, China, killed tens of thousands of people and left millions homeless. About 20,000 deaths -- nearly 30 percent...
bald eagles

Study Raises Concern About Flame-Retardant Metabolites in Bald Eagles

Scientists have raised concerns for decades about toxic chemicals in the environment that accumulate in the tissues of birds, fish and other animals. New...
Alzheimer's disease

IU Research Provides Promise in Search for Simple, Early Test for...

Researchers at Indiana University have found early evidence that tiny snippets of genetic material called microRNA may help with early detection of conditions such...
air pollution

IU Scientists Participate in Monthlong Experiment to Study Indoor Air Pollution

Scientists can tell us a lot about outdoor air pollution and its effects on human health and the environment, but less is known about...
antibiotic resistance

IU Scientists Watch Bacteria ‘Harpoon’ DNA to Speed Their Evolution

Indiana University scientists have made the first direct observation of a key step in the process that bacteria use to rapidly evolve new traits,...
photonic chip

Scientists Use Photonic Chip to Make Virtual Movies of Molecular Motion

Scientists from IUPUI, MIT, Nokia Bell Labs, NTT and the University of Bristol in England, which led the study, have shown how an optical...