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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...
blow flies

Missing Link Between Blow Flies and Possible Pathogen Transmission

Determining whether blow flies have consumed animal fecal material versus animal tissue has important implications for both human public health and animal conservation. A recent...
magneto-gravitational trap

Using a ‘Magneto-Gravitational Trap,’ Iu Physicists Measure Neutrons with Unprecedented Precision

A study led in part by physicists at the Indiana University Center for the Exploration of Energy and Matter could provide new insight into the composition...
HIrisPlex-S DNA test system

New Tool Predicts Eye, Hair and Skin Color from a Dna...

An international team, led by scientists from the School of Science at IUPUI and Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam in the Netherlands, has developed a novel tool...
Alzheimer's diseasevideo

IU Scientists Find First Evidence Animals Can Mentally Replay past Events

Neuroscientists at Indiana University have reported the first evidence that non-human animals can mentally replay past events from memory. The discovery could help advance...
neuropsychiatric disorders

Even Brief Maternal Deprivation Early in Life Alters Adult Brain Function...

When a baby is taken from its mother for even a brief period early in life, this traumatic event significantly alters the future, adult...
heart disease

Molecule That Dilates Blood Vessels Hints at New Way to Treat...

Americans die of heart or cardiovascular disease at an alarming rate. In fact, heart attacks, strokes and related diseases will kill an estimated 610,000 Americans this...
flame retardant

Chemical Sleuthing Leads to Detection of Little-Known Flame Retardant in the...

Chemists at Indiana University have published research findings on their discovery of a new and relatively unknown flame retardant in the environment. Their study...