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Jun 7th, 2010
John Downing, ecology, evolution and organismal biology professor, has been elected president of the world's largest professional scientific organization dedicated to the study of aquatic systems.
Jun 3rd, 2010
Microbiology student Ben Janson can't believe his luck: spending his summer in a research lab in Bethesda, Md.
Jun 2nd, 2010
Daryl Herzmann, assistant scientist in agronomy, coordinates the Mesonet project, which shares Iowa weather data collected by public and private groups.
Jun 1st, 2010
Fred Janzen, a professor in ecology, evolution and organismal biology, and his team are researching the effects of temperatures on the development of young painted turtles.
May 27th, 2010
The report examines the rural-urban dimensions of population change across a 12-state Midwestern region.
May 24th, 2010
CALS students are fanning out across the globe doing everything from mosquito netting distribution in Uganda to tropical landscape maintenance at SeaWorld.
May 19th, 2010
Researchers get the same yields with fewer fertilizers and pesticides by switching to a four-crop rotation.
May 14th, 2010
Now that emerald ash borer has been found, ISU Extension entomologists encourage Iowans to hold off on insecticide treatments. Read more and watch an Extension video.
May 14th, 2010
The invasive pest, which kills ash trees, has been found along the banks of the Mississippi River in Allamakee County. Iowans are asked to not move firewood.
May 13th, 2010
Kathleen Delate, professor of agronomy and horticulture, has studied organic farming for more than a decade and still has some unanswered questions about the practice.
May 6th, 2010
For Mark Licht, being an extension field agronomist isn't about tromping through verdant crop fields scouting pests or fixing problems -- the work many may associate with agronomy extension.
May 6th, 2010
Using technology available through a local company, an Iowa State University researcher is working on a faster method to detect and genetically identify salmonella from contaminated foods.
May 6th, 2010
A U.S. Department of Agriculture scientist and his Iowa State University colleagues will partner with scientists from the United Kingdom to investigate how crop plants respond to pathogens.
Apr 29th, 2010
The Science With Practice program gives undergraduates a chance to do research, earn credits and get paid. On April 28, 18 students presented research results. Since 2005, 235 students have participated.
Apr 28th, 2010
Iowa State is home to the world's oldest inbred research lines of chickens. Now it's the first university to participate in a new process to preserve both the female and male genetic material in those lines.
Apr 26th, 2010
This week Jenna Dixon, a senior in animal science, is at the Experimental Biology 2010 meeting to present her analysis of proteins involved in muscular dystrophy.
Apr 26th, 2010
An Iowa State University crop disease model predicts soybean farmers in 16 Iowa counties may have fields at risk this summer from a soybean virus called bean pod mottle virus.
Apr 23rd, 2010
Catherine Woteki, who served as dean of the College from 2002 to 2005, was nominated for the position by President Obama on Thursday.
Apr 22nd, 2010
Cornelia Flora, Distinguished Professor of sociology, has been named to the Task Force on Haiti, part of the United States Agency for International Development's Board for International Food and Agricultural Development.
Apr 22nd, 2010
Iowa State University seed scientists are working with the University of Nairobi and other groups to increase food security and reduce poverty in sub-Saharan Africa with a grant from the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa.
Apr 15th, 2010
Maria Salas-Fernandez, assistant professor of agronomy, worked with a group to introduce more vitamin A into corn hybrids to help cultures that depend on it as a dietary staple.
Apr 14th, 2010
Sociology professor Lois Wright Morton will serve as interim director beginning July 1.
Apr 12th, 2010
Samuel Bird, a second-year student in global resource systems and economics, has been named a 2010 Udall Scholar by the Udall Foundation.
Apr 9th, 2010
Animal science alumnus Jay Lampe returned to Iowa State in January as the manager of the swine teaching, nutrition and research farms.
Apr 5th, 2010
Thomas Lubberstedt in agronomy has launched a new facility to allow development of pure, inbred lines in only two generations.

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