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6 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

Iowa State Ag Engineering Student Creates Winning Ag Safety Design

IOWA STATE AG ENGINEERING STUDENT CREATES WINNING AG SAFETY DESIGN Aug. 1, 2014 Association of Equipment Manufacturers reports: Nick Schrader, an Agricultural Engineering major at Iowa State University, created the winning design in the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Agricultural Seatbelt Usage and ROPS Initiative logo ... (more)


7 hrs ago | Agri Marketing

Pharmgate Animal Health, ECO Announce New Research Fellowship At Iowa State Univ

PHARMGATE ANIMAL HEALTH, ECO ANNOUNCE NEW RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP AT IOWA STATE UNIV Aug. 1, 2014 Source: Pharmgate Animal Health ECO Animal Health and Pharmgate Animal Health are delighted to announce the launch of the ECO/Pharmgate Animal Health Research Fellowship in Applied Pharmacology at the Swine Medicine Education Center of Iowa State ... (more)


Related Topix: Pharmacology, Medicine

Thu Jul 31, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

ISU solar car places third despite setbacks

Police pulled over Iowa State University's solar car team during the American Solar Challenge, and the team ran into more problems during the journey.


Related Topix: Austin, TX

She Knows

Are fewer veggies and short jogs all you need to live longer?

Kristen Fischer is a copywriter, author and journalist based in New Jersey. She is a Certified Professional Resume Writer and host on the monthly podcast, Freelance Radio.


Related Topix: Nutrition, Medicine, Life, Food

The Fairfield Ledger

Universities differ in use of class rank

On June 15, The Cedar Rapids Gazette published a guest opinion from Len Hadley, a member of the Board of Regents Performance-Based Funding Task Force.


Related Topix: Iowa, University of Iowa

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Free Republic

Run for Your Life? Right

Running for even 5 to 10 minutes a day, once or twice a week, or at slow speeds was associated with substantial mortality benefits over 15 years, a prospective study showed.


Reduce risk for cardiovascular disease in just a few minutes of running

Got a minute? Well, five to ten actually, but in that short amount of time you can significantly reduce your risk of death from heart disease.


KWWL-TV Waterloo


Dr. Lee Nelson, Wartburg College director of choral activities, will conduct 600 selected singers in the Iowa All-State Choir.


Related Topix: Wartburg College, Iowa, Education Etc.

Tue Jul 29, 2014


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


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


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

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

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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