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3 hrs ago | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

UI Considering Another New Residence Hall

UI Considering Another New Residence Hall Lang 7/29/14 Another new residence hall could be on the horizon for the University of Iowa.

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7 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

SUNY New Paltz basks in TV spotlight

That's how long you can expect to see SUNY New Paltz's cameo as a stand-in for the University of Iowa on an upcoming episode of the HBO hit "Girls."

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Related Topix: New Paltz, NY, SUNY College at New Paltz, Girls, Entertainment, Television, Theater, Arts

Tue Jul 29, 2014

KCRG

Schools & Families Deal with Rising Number of Kids with Food Allergies

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The prevalence of food allergies among children increased 18% during 1997-2007.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids

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.

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

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Officials: Teen fell about 80 feet from Iowa cliff

The Clinton Fire Department says the teen fell from a bluff Monday afternoon at Eagle Point Park.

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Boing Boing

How stoned is too stoned to drive?

The US government is analyzing data from what it claims is the biggest study on how pot affects how you drive.

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Related Topix: Marijuana

RedOrbit

background tv bad for kids

How much television is too much for children? According to a new study lead by University of Iowa associate professor in English Deborah Linebarger, even background TV can be bad for children.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Parenting

Switched

Drivers Got High On Federal Weed For A Stoned Driving Study

For several months in 2013 and 2014, federal researchers administered free marijuana and alcohol to a group of people and set them loose in a driving simulator -- all in the name of science.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, University of Mississippi, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health

Laughing Squid

'Threading the RCA Projector', A 1950s Instructional Film...

YouTube archivists WDTVLIVE42 have unearthed "Threading the RCA Projector," a 1950s-era instructional film showing viewers the proper way to operate a 16mm projector.

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Related Topix: Blog News

Molecular Therapy

Targeted Inhibition of Prostate Cancer Metastases with an RNA Aptamer ...

Correspondence: Paloma H Giangrande, Departments of Internal Medicine and Radiation Oncology, University of Iowa, 375 Newton Rd, 5202 MERF, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA.

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Related Topix: Prostate Cancer, Health, Oncology, Medicine, Iowa City, IA

Mon Jul 28, 2014

News Observer

Science Briefs: Amber's durability, dust mite allergies, cooler solar cells

The warm beauty of amber was captivating and mysterious enough to inspire myths in ancient times, and even today some of its secrets remain locked inside the fossilized tree resin.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

Medical Daily

TV Background Noise Harms Children's Development; Some Educational Programs OK

Yet another study shows that background television noise may harm a child's learning and development, as electronic screens continue to proliferate in the home.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Parenting

The Daily Beast

Pulling the Plug on English DepartmentsBy David Masciotra

The armies of soft philistinism are on the march and eager to ditch traditional literature instruction in favor of more utilitarian approaches.

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Related Topix: Arts, Literature, University of Minnesota

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Tom Martin Q&A: 3D scanning company grew out of UK connections

Seikowave is a Lexington-based technology company focused on three-dimensional scanning.

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Related Topix: Kentucky, Lexington, KY, University of Kentucky

KCRG

University of Iowa Launches New Site For Construction Projects

Just about everywhere you look on the University of Iowa campus, there's a crane or a concrete skeleton of a new building on the horizon.

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University Business

Police identify suspect in UI bathroom camera case

University of Iowa police have identified the individual thought to be responsible for placing a camera in a restroom in the University Capitol Centre's Information Technology Services space last month.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Art Daily

Joseph Bellows Gallery opens 'Victor Landweber: American Cameras' and 'Summer Selections II'

Joseph Bellows Gallery announces two new exhibitions, Victor Landweber American Cameras and Summer Selections II.

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Related Topix: Arts, Photography, California

RedOrbit

Researchers Create Vaccine For Dust Mite Allergies

Image Caption: Dust mites are tiny and ubiquitous, but they cause big allergic reactions for many people.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

Marlboro native sets screening of thesis film at Latchis

Kreitzer is a Marlboro native in a three-year graduate program at the University of Iowa, where he plans to make a 25-minute film titled "Black Canaries" for his master's of fine arts thesis.

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Related Topix: Iowa City, IA, Des Moines, IA, Theater, Arts

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Sunherald.com

Iowa college lets other researchers use technology

Those are some of the high-caliber, high-dollar tools that Honts, an associate professor of cell and molecular biology at Drake University, has access to this summer during a unique program hosted by the University of Iowa's Carver College of Medicine.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Drake University, Loras College, Computers

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