Life & Health Sciences
Food safety, refugee integration among studies earning IU President's International Research Fund grantsJanuary 17, 2017
The new program sponsors international collaborative research projects that engage one or more of IU's Global Gateways and the communities they serve.
January 11, 2017
A research initiative to discover whether machines can learn to think like children will receive $3 million as the inaugural recipient of the Emerging Areas of Research award established under the Bicentennial Strategic Plan for IU Bloomington.
December 29, 2016
The Quadrantid meteor shower will be active for the first week of January, peaking during the hours before dawn on Jan. 3. The moon wont interfere with the display; observers with a clear dark sky may see up to 120 meteors per hour shortly before the start of morning twilight.
December 5, 2016
Indiana University psychologists have shown a babys most likely first words are based upon their visual experience, laying the foundation for a new theory of infant language learning. The study, led by Linda Smith in the IU Bloomington College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, has been published in the journal of the Royal Society Philosophical Transactions B.
November 21, 2016
Indiana University Bloomington scientists Volker P. Brendel and Kenneth P. Mackie have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a distinction that recognizes outstanding contributions to the progress of science and research.
November 14, 2016
Indiana University neuroscientist Andrea Hohmann discussed the study during the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, the world's largest source of emerging news about brain science and health.
November 9, 2016
A $750,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to IU physicist and neuroscientist Jorge V. José and collaborators at the University of California at San Diego and other institutions will support research into how fine-grained movement of the body, face and eyes in middle and high school aged children may be used to reveal measurable signs of learning disability.
October 31, 2016
This marks consecutive years that DiMarchi, one of the world's leading peptide chemists, has appeared among Nature Biotechnology's top five inventors.