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10 hrs ago | KCRG

Regents to OK Last Budget Without New Metrics

The Gazette Board of Regents State of Iowa President Bruce Rastetter of Alden speaks during a meeting at the University of Iowa in this 2013 photo.


Related Topix: Iowa, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, University of Northern Iowa

21 hrs ago | BioSpace

Want To Live Longer? Go For A Five Minute Run, Says Iowa State University Researcher

Want To Live Longer? Go For A Run, Says Iowa State Researcher AMES, Iowa - Need an incentive to lace up your shoes and go for a run? A new Iowa State University study, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, found running for just five or 10 minutes a day can significantly reduce your risk of death from cardiovascular ... (more)


Related Topix: Ames, IA, Medicine, Kinesiology

23 hrs ago | RedOrbit

jogging for life

Running can significantly reduce a person's risk of dying from cardiovascular disease , but you don't have to be preparing for a marathon to see the benefits, according to a new study appearing in Monday's edition of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology .


Related Topix: Medicine, Cardiology, Kinesiology, Fitness, Aerobics

Yesterday | Sports of Yore

Redesign your downtown without breaking the budget

Most small town downtowns could use some sprucing up. Different businesses have different styles from a bunch of different decades.


Related Topix: Webster City, IA, Small Business, Personal Finance

Mon Jul 28, 2014

CBS Local

Study: Any Amount Of Daily Running Could Add Up To Three Years On Your Life

Running for just a few minutes a day - even at slow speeds - may significantly reduce the risk of death from heart disease compared to not running at all, according to Iowa State University researchers.



Short jogs linked to lower risk of death from heart disease

People who run in their spare time, even if it's not very fast or very far, tend to have a lower risk of dying from heart disease or from any cause than non-runners, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Heart Disease, Health


Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Lifespan

But, the best news from this study is that it appears that you can reap this benefit even if you run at slow speeds for mere minutes every day, the 15-year study suggests.


The Fairfield Ledger

First Resources; SIEDA underage drinking class; Hawthorne Direct; Indian Hills

Scheetz holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Iowa State University. She also has a master's degree in marriage and family therapy from Mount Mercy University.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Ottumwa, IA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Tama News-Herald

Emerald Ash Borer workshop set for Gladbrook on July 31

With the spread of the destructive Emerald Ash Borer insect pest in Iowa, a free educational workshop is being held in Gladbrook to help residents in the area learn about dealing with this pest.


Related Topix: Gladbrook, IA, Entomology

Reinbeck Courier

Farmland leasing meeting August 6

More than half of Iowa farmland is rented, and the percentage of farmland rented has increased over time due to the changing demographics of farmland owners.


Related Topix: Grundy County, IA, Grundy Center, IA

Arkansas Online

Crack down on scientific fraudsters

Dong-Pyou Han needed impressive lab results to help his team at Iowa State University move forward with its work on an AIDS vaccine--and to continue receiving millions of dollars in federal grants.


Related Topix: State University, AR, HIV/AIDS, Health

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Messenger

Miller convenes fourth ag academy

A national conference to enhance the knowledge of urban and minority legislators about agriculture was held in Ames July 17 through 19. "The Urban Ag Academy helps urban and minority legislators and other policymakers understand the important role agriculture plays in our economy and the challenges facing the agricultural community today," said ... (more)


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Fort Dodge, IA

Daily Kos

Minimizing the Arguments Against Minimum Wage

Yet again, allegations and skewed logic by opponents of minimum wage fail to reach reality.


Related Topix: Florida, MO, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Globe and Mail

We need to start talking about digital overload for our children

Out at a restaurant the other night, it happened again. I sat with two young parents who tugged an iPad out of their diaper bag and placed it before their fussing toddler.


Related Topix: Cellphones

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Manure odor biofilters topic of Iowa conference

The latest technology designed to reduce the odor from hog manure will be the focus of a conference next month at Iowa State University.


Related Topix: Iowa, Agriculture, Science, Ida County, IA, Holstein, IA

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Manure odor biofilters topic of ISU conference

The latest technology designed to reduce the odor from hog manure will be the focus of a conference next month at Iowa State University.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Business Wire

SEH Adds Senior Wastewater Engineer Alan Bush to Sheboygan Wisconsin Office

Alan brings more than 35 years of experience managing and coordinating complex public works projects.


Related Topix: Sheboygan, WI

Northwestern MutualVoice: Investing In Your Life: 4 Ways To Strengthen Your Relationship

Many couples would rather walk over hot coals than sit down and examine their relationship.


Related Topix: Psychology, Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

BBC News

Chinese man admits sensor smuggling

Bo Cai, who works for a Chinese technology firm, was arrested last year as he tried to board a flight home with a sensor hidden in a computer.


Green Car Congress

Iowa study suggests miscanthus would yield more biomass in Iowa soil than originally thought

Miscanthus, a perennial grass with vast potential to produce biomass, would deliver even better yields than once thought in Iowa, according to research by agronomists at Iowa State University.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Biomass, Energy, Agriculture, Science, Environment