Building mental muscles through theoretical physics

INDIANAPOLIS — A grant from the D. J. Angus-Scientech Educational Foundation has made it possible for a student from a suburban Indianapolis high school to co-author, along with his mentor and two other scientists, a theoretical physics study in…

Eat safer: Novel approach detects unknown food pathogens

INDIANAPOLIS — Technologies for rapid detection of bacterial pathogens are crucial to maintaining a secure food supply.
Researchers from the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and the Bindley Bi…

You may not be able to say how you feel about your race

INDIANAPOLIS — A new study from the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis looks at how much African Americans and whites favor or prefer their own racial group over the other, how much they identify with their …

Measuring preference for multitasking

INDIANAPOLIS — A new study led by Elizabeth Poposki, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology in the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, may help employers identify employees who enjoy multitasking and ar…

WWII discovery may counter bioterrorists

A compound developed by British scientists early in World War II as a treatment against chemical weapons has value against today’s threat of bioterrorism, according to Indiana University School of Medicine researchers at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne. Researchers studying British Anti-Lewisite provide an overview of its historical uses, development and clinical implications today of the heavy metal chelating agent, detailed in the March issue of the Annals of Emergency Medicine. BAL is a medical therapy to remove metal poisonings from the body.

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