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1 hr ago | 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

5 hrs ago | KCJJ-AM Iowa City

UI Bans Suspect Accused of Recording Video in Restrooms

UI Bans Suspect Accused of Recording Video in Restrooms AP/Lang 7/25/14 University of Iowa police have identified a UI employee as the person suspected of placing a video camera on the floor of a restroom and recording scenes there.

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Related Topix: CIO News

10 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Feds test how stoned is too stoned to drive

A small group of volunteers spent much of the last year getting drunk and stoned on marijuana furnished by the federal government before getting behind the wheel.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Iowa City, IA, Chemistry, Science, University of Mississippi

10 hrs ago | KING-TV Seattle

Feds test how stoned is too stoned to drive

A small group of volunteers spent much of the last year getting drunk and stoned on marijuana furnished by the federal government before getting behind the wheel.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Iowa City, IA, Chemistry, Science, University of Mississippi

14 hrs ago | WHO-TV Des Moines

Explosive New Series Has Iowa Connections

A new drama is about to hit the small screen with a special connection to the state of Iowa.

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Related Topix: Iowa, The Big C, Entertainment, Television, John Benjamin Hickey, Ames, IA

17 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Background TV can impact kids' future

Do you watch your favourite television show after assigning homework to your kids? This may have a bearing on their learning and their success in future.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

21 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Vaccine for dust-mite allergies being tested by researchers

Researchers at the University of Iowa have developed a vaccine that can combat dust-mite allergies by naturally switching the body's immune response.

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Related Topix: Health

22 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Potential genetic link found between epilepsy and neurodegenerative disorders

A recent scientific discovery showed that mutations in prickle genes cause epilepsy, which in humans is a brain disorder characterized by repeated seizures over time.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

City Circle to Present HAIR at the CCPA, 8/1-3

City Circle Acting Company of Coralville will present the American Tribal Love-Rock Musical Hair August 1-3 at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts.

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Related Topix: Coralville, IA

KCJJ-AM Iowa City

Supervisors to Hold Meeting at Johnson County Fair

The supervisor's regular Thursday formal and informal public meetings will take place at 9am in the Johnson County Fairgrounds Variety Tent.

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Related Topix: Johnson County, IA, Iowa City, IA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Branstad appoints Sixth District judge

Gov. Terry Branstad appointed a new District Court Judge for the Sixth District on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Terry Branstad, US Governors, Iowa City, IA, Benton, IA

BroadcastNewsroom

InterMedia Names Christopher Fleury, Ph.D. as CEO

For the last 15 years in senior positions in private sector research, he has directed research on U.S. healthcare services; in the financial services sector for clients that included Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo, and Fidelity; and played key leadership roles on a variety of studies for the U.S. State Department, U.S. international broadcasters and ... (more)

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KCRG

UI Removing Flood Protections

HESCO barriers erected to protect the University's Mayflower Residence Hall from the rising Iowa River are shown in Iowa City on Tuesday, July 01, 2014.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Iowa City, IA, Weather

Medical Daily

Vaccine For Dust Mite Allergies Could End In Cure Using Same Approach As Cancer Treatments

Dust mites live in almost every home. With many allergic to the microscopic bugs, news of a vaccination has the potential to help millions.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Medicine, Health

Sys-Con Media

AntriaBio Appoints Barry Sherman, M.D. to Its Board of Directors

AntriaBio, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical corporation focused on developing novel therapeutics to treat patients with diabetes and metabolic diseases, announced today the appointment of Barry Sherman, M.D. to its Board of Directors.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Healthcare Law, Law, Corporate / Securities Law

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Artifact dig planned at Sioux City rail museum

A Sioux City complex that was once home to a repair and maintenance terminal for steam locomotives will be the site of an archaeological dig next month.The Siouxland Historical Railroad Association hopes the dig will boost efforts to have the complex placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Related Topix: Sioux City, IA, Archaeology, Anthropology, Science

The Millions (A Blog about Books)

Viral Professors

Little known fact: MOOCs were invented by Vladimir Nabokov in his campus novel, Pnin , long before Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig launched their "Online Introduction to Artificial Intelligence" in 2011.

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Related Topix: Arts, Poetry

KCJJ-AM Iowa City

Former UI Employee Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison in Sexual Abuse Case

Former UI Employee Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison in Sexual Abuse Case Lang 7-22-14 A former University of Iowa housing employee who used a sex toy on a teenage girl has been sentenced to a decade in prison.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Messenger

Patrick David Mashek

Patrick David Mashek, 63, died July 21, 2014 after a 12 year bout with colorectal cancer.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Fort Dodge, IA, Des Moines, IA, West Des Moines, IA

PhysOrg Weblog

Study finds potential genetic link between epilepsy and neurodegenerative disorders

A recent scientific discovery showed that mutations in prickle genes cause epilepsy, which in humans is a brain disorder characterized by repeated seizures over time.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Biology, Science

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