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Monday, September 26 2016
Iowa State engineers are working with Chevron U.S.A. to develop a pilot plant and study an advanced biorenewables technology called solvent liquefaction. The technology converts biomass such as quarter-inch wood chips into a bio-oil that can be processed into fuels or chemicals and a biochar that can enrich soils. The project is supported by a four-year, $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.
The value of risk capital is often overlooked or forgotten in debates about financial sector reform. A finance professor and the dean of Iowa State University's College of Business explain why risk capital is critical for high-risk ventures, and how reform efforts have limited economic growth.
Iowa State University President Steven Leath today (Monday, Oct. 26) provided a statement regarding his use of Iowa State University-owned aircraft.
The Office of the President has provided information about matters related to Iowa State University Flight Service, President Steven Leath's travel through that service, and the university's relationship with the city of Ames regarding development of the Ames Municipal Airport. These questions have been asked as a result of comments made by President Leath during his Sept. 14 annual address, and by news media through public records requests and routine queries regarding university travel.
The Economist magazine calls Sir Paul Collier "one of the world's most thoughtful economists" whose books "consistently illuminate and provoke." Collier will share his views on the refugee crisis — one of the most urgent and contentious issues of our time — during a talk, "Rethinking the Refugee Crisis" at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in the Memorial Union Sun Room.
Iowa State University agriculture experts are available to comment on the storylines that will shape the 2016 harvest, including commodity market trends, weather and grain quality.
About half of all adults, or 117 million people, have at least one chronic health condition according to the latest statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A Harvard Medical School researcher will explain how physical activity can reduce the rate of chronic illness during the Hilton Chair Lecture at Iowa State University.
Iowa State University scientist helps to reach back through centuries of cultivation to track how corn adapted to different elevations and environments
An Iowa State University scientist is exploring the adaptations that have allowed corn to be cultivated in a wide range of elevations and environments across the Americas. Comparing corn varieties adapted to low elevations with those adapted to high elevations reveals some striking differences and could help plant breeders develop varieties more resistant to environmental stresses.
Ben Crosby can list several reasons why Hillary Clinton should have a clear advantage in the presidential debates. But the associate professor of English and speech communication says Trump is a wild card and his reality show qualities may give him the edge.