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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...
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...
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,...
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...
microscope

IU-Invented Microscope Could Make Surgeries More Effective, Disease Diagnoses Timelier

In the not-so-distant future, surgeons could ensure the complete removal of malignant tumors, and pathologists could analyze tissue more efficiently, by using a device...
glaucoma

New Imaging Technique by IU Researchers Could Improve the Diagnosis, Treatment...

The National Eye Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, projects the number of Americans affected by glaucoma will more than double between 2010...
opioid-addiction treatment

IU Research Suggests Failed Osteoarthritis Drug Could Get New Life as...

A new study from Indiana University suggests that a drug proven safe for use in people may prevent opioid tolerance and physical dependence when...
alcohol addiction

IU-Led Study Finds Neurotransmitter Glutamate May Play a Role in Alcohol...

A study led by Indiana University on neurochemical changes associated with alcohol addiction found that the neurotransmitter glutamate plays a role in some alcohol...
hepatitis b

IU Advances Fight Against Hepatitis B with ‘Virus-Cracking’ Molecules

Indiana University researchers have made an important step forward in the design of drugs that fight the hepatitis B virus, which can cause liver...
Alzheimer's disease

IU Researchers Report Problems with Sense of Smell May Point to...

Problems identifying odors could be an early warning sign that the protein tau is building up in the brain, researchers have found. Tau is...
Zimmer's conjecture

International Workshop to Recognize IU Mathematician’s Breakthrough Work on ‘Zimmer’s Conjecture’

A major mathematical breakthrough led by an Indiana University Bloomington professor will be the subject of an international conference this month in California. IU mathematician David...
human birth-rate

Study Finds Online Interest in Sex Rises at Christmas, with More...

It's often wryly observed that birth rates peak in September, with many studies citing seasonal changes in human biology to explain this post-holiday "baby...
malaria

IU Researchers Identify Way to Block Malaria-Causing Parasites’

Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have identified a way to block the ability of parasites that cause malaria to shield themselves against drug...
fragile X syndrome

IU Study Finds Link Between Fragile X Syndrome Gene and Uncontrolled...

Researchers at Indiana University have found a previously undetected link between the gene that causes fragile X syndrome and increased tissue growth. The link...
dementia

Researchers Identify First Brain Training Exercise Positively Linked to Dementia Prevention

Aging research specialists have identified, for the first time, a form of mental exercise that can reduce the risk of dementia. The cognitive training, called...
three-eyed beetle

Indiana University Biologists Create Beetle with Functional Extra Eye

On "Game of Thrones," a three-eyed raven holds the secrets of the past, present and future in a vast fantasy kingdom. But for real-world...