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  1. 5.3M hens to be destroyed after bird flu outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | USA Today

    ... the spread of avian flu, but the move is expected to have a limited effect on the egg market, say Iowa State University economists. Iowa, the nation's largest egg producer, has about 50 million hens and supplies nearly 1 in every 5 eggs consumed in ...

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  2. Vet says dog flu in Iowa is - definite possibility'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... at the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association. "I've checked with the Department of Agriculture and Iowa State University and there's been no reported cases in Iowa," Wheeler said. Wheeler said it hasn't been determined if the vaccine for the old dog ...

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  3. Officials: Bird flu virus found at Iowa farm up to 5.3 million chickens, all to be killedRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | 680News

    ... The Osceola County farm experienced a high number of chicken deaths and sent samples to a USDA lab at Iowa State University for confirmation. It's the first chicken farm in Iowa to be affected by the virus, which was confirmed at a turkey farm in ...

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  4. Federal investigators at ISU campus this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... 96 AND TOOK OFF ON FOOT. HE WAS LATER FOUND AND ARRESTED. STEVE: INVESTIGATORS ARE ON THE CAMPUS OF IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY THIS WEEK, LOOKING AT HOW THE SCHOOL HANDLE A SEXUAL ASSAULT ALLEGATION -- ACTUAL ASSAULT INVESTIGATION. VANESSA: INVESTIGATORS ...

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  5. Ash tree treatments for destructive beetles could bring out scam artistsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KCRG

    ... one expert warns owners to take care in who they hire to do the work. Donald Lewis, an entomologist at Iowa State University, is advising property owners to only do business with certified arborists, or tree specialists, who are properly insured. ...

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  6. Safety reminder for all Siouxlanders during busy and stressful spring planting seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    ... risks of the job combined with the busy, anxious time, could lead to accidents. That's why the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach office is reminding producers to take an extra minute to avoid disaster. "People take shortcuts because we ...

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  7. Vet says dog flu in Iowa is 'definite possibility'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... APPEARED IN WISCONSIN, ILLINOIS, OHIO, INDIANA. I HAVE CHECKED WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY, AND THERE HAVE BEEN NO REPORTED CASES IN IOWA. MARK: ACCORDING TO THE DIRECTOR OF THE IOWA VETERINARY ASSOCIATION, IT IS NOT ...

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  8. 4 things to cross off your to-do list before breeding season beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Beef Magazine

    ... is also the perfect time to consider parasite and fly control. According to research conducted by Iowa State University, not controlling parasites can negatively impact a cattle producer's breakeven by about $200 per head. "Controlling parasites at ...

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  9. Reprocessing Medical Devices: Final Guidance - How To Meet New Validation RequirementsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Pharmaceutical Online

    ... companies. Dr. Drues received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Biomedical Engineering from Iowa State University. He has worked for - and consulted with - leading medical device, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies ranging in size from ...

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  10. Protein Pumps That Allow Bacteria to Resist DrugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2012 | Science Daily

    ... antibiotics from bacteria, allowing them to resist medications. Research teams led by Edward Yu of Iowa State University and the Ames Laboratory have described the structures of two proteins they believe pump antibiotics from bacteria, allowing the ...

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  11. College's New QSR Features Healthy Fast FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Food Management

    ... in USDA-recommended portion sizes. After a small fire destroyed part of a grill station last summer, Iowa State University, in Ames, fast-tracked its plans for a new dining concept that focuses on simple foods, prepared well. "Our customers crave ...

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  12. Iowa State, Ames Lab Scientists Describe Protein Pumps That Allow Bacteria to Resist DrugsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Newswise

    AMES, Iowa - Research teams led by Edward Yu of Iowa State University and the Ames Laboratory have described the structures of two proteins they believe pump antibiotics from bacteria, allowing the bacteria to resist medications. One of the protein pumps, known as MtrF, is believed to be the mechanism that allows gonorrhea bacteria to resist certain antibiotics.

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  13. Study Shows More Female Chimps Than MaleS Use Tools to Hunt PreyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | NewsBlaze

    Further studies of the hunting habits of a group of chimpanzees prove more females than males use tools to hunt prey. Beginning in 2007, Professor of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Iowa State University Jill Pruetz and a team of researchers have been studying the savanna chimps in Fongoli, Senegal, and their distinct methods of hunting.

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  14. Report shows retail power of countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Messenger

    ... shopping. A recently released retail trade analysis report prepared by the Department of Economics at Iowa State University in Ames confirms that fact. The report, which covers fiscal year 2014, indicates that the number of people who shop in ...

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  15. Dona t panic, college seniors: Jobs for grads likely to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post and Courier

    ... of 2013. Tyler Etten, 22, had a $54,000- a-year job in finance waiting for him when he graduated from Iowa State University in May 2014. Three months later, he bounced to an even better job with the investment firm Piper Jaffray in Minneapolis. His ...

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  16. Aspen-area wildlife losing a prime advocate in Kevin WrightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | The Aspen Times

    ... to him, and Wright realized he wanted to be a wildlife officer. He got his undergraduate degree at Iowa State University and his master's degree at Colorado State University. He trained with the Colorado Division of Wildlife in Carbondale and got ...

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  17. Area student ranks in top 2 percentRead the original story

    Yesterday | Vinton Today

    Bailey Leonard, a Sophomore in Human Sciences has achieved academic ranking in the top 2 percent of students in the College of Human Sciences at Iowa State University.

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  18. ISU could set trend in endowing alumni positionRead the original story

    Yesterday | University Business

    Jeffery Johnson's job responsibilities may not have changed, but his title at the Iowa State University Alumni Association recently got a lot longer. After years of heading the association, Johnson was named earlier this month as the first Lora and Russ Talbot ISU Alumni Association Endowed President and Chief Executive Officer.

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  19. Looking Differently at Rural America and Climate ChangeRead the original story

    Sunday | Progressive Farmer

    ... phone interview last week that she's looking forward to coming to Iowa because close collaborators at Iowa State University are focusing heavily on the contributions agriculture can make adapting to climate change and helping suck carbon emissions ...

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  20. Jobs for college grads likely to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Journal Gazette

    ... of 2013. Tyler Etten, 22, had a $54,000-a-year job in finance waiting for him when he graduated from Iowa State University in May 2014. Three months later, he bounced to an even better job with the investment firm Piper Jaffray in Minneapolis. His ...

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