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In a new study, University of Iowa researchers studied how people stopped an action. The researchers found that when participants heard an unexpected sound, they stopped an action more often than when they heard no sound at all.
A new approach tested by researchers at the University of Iowa shows that de-identified data from a “smart thermometer” connected to a mobile phone app can track flu activity in real time at both population and individual levels and the data can be used to significantly improve flu forecasting.
What is your hometown? Maple Grove, MN How/when did you become interested in science and/or medicine? My father is a meteorologist, so I grew up loving science, tinkering, and finding out new ways to do things. My current research interests come from a serendipitous series of events and...
A University of Iowa study has identified a method for inhibiting the occurrence of an aggressive form of arthritis that frequently develops following a severe traumatic injury.
A new study by researchers with the Iowa Neuroscience Institute at the University of Iowa identifies a group of neurons responsible for arousal that are directly triggered by carbon dioxide and cause mice to wake up without any changes to breathing.
Advanced brain imaging and mechanical removal of clots can bring positive outcomes to more stroke patients
A study involving University of Iowa Health Care lung imaging experts suggests that common, inheritable variations in lung anatomy might increase the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Meet Heather Schacht Reisinger from Internal Medicine
In a memorable 1967 speech, Martin Luther King Jr. asked an important question of American society: Where do we go from here?
A University of Iowa study has identified how excess fat in the heart, a common feature in diabetes and obesity, can harm the cells’ essential ability to produce energy.