Saturday, November 21 2009
Iowa State team selected for grant to increase sustainability in parts of Africa
The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society Foundation recently selected a proposal submitted by ISU's Engineers Without Borders chapter to receive a grant to fund a project designed to increase sustainability in parts of Africa.
H1N1 clinics scheduled Nov. 23-24; most students are eligible to receive vaccine
Story County Public Health has scheduled public H1N1
vaccination clinics in Ames on Nov. 23 and 24. The clinics will
be held Monday, Nov. 23, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Scheman
Building, rooms 260-262, on the Iowa State campus; and on
Tuesday, Nov. 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at RSVP, Suite 123,
Colorado Junction Mall, 113 Colorado Ave. Persons age six
months to 24 years remain among the priority groups eligible to
receive the H1N1 vaccine; vaccinations are free.
"Tomorrow's Table" authors to discuss future of food Dec. 3 at Iowa State
An organic food educator and a plant biotechnologist who teamed up to write a book on the potential combination of biotechnology and sustainable farming methods will speak at Iowa State on Dec. 3. Authors Pamela Ronald and Raoul Adamchak will talk about their book, "Tomorrow's Table: Organic Farming, Genetics and the Future of Food," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in the Memorial Union Sun Room. Their presentation is free and open to the public.
A view to a-maizeISU Plant Sciences Institute researchers provide technical expertise and some biological overlay to maize genome sequence
Iowa State University Plant Sciences Institute researchers contributed to the raw data assembly and much of the ongoing functional analysis work for this multi-institutional, $32 million, National Science Foundation-funded effort to sequence the maize genome.
Just in the time for holiday shoppers: Hira offers advice on breaking credit addiction
ISU Dairy Products Evaluation Team returns, places in national contest
Iowa State University's Dairy Products Evaluation Team placed fourth overall in the 88th Collegiate Dairy Products Evaluation contest in a national student competition in Glenview, Ill. The team also placed third in individual categories of cottage cheese, Cheddar cheese and butter.
Swander, poetry classes creating a tactile and audible show for Iowa Department for the Blind
Iowa State engineers develop 3-D software to give doctors, students a view inside the body
Iowa State staff search decades-old paper records to identify Gold Star Hall honorees
Iowa State scientist develops lab machine to study glacial sliding related to rising sea levels
Neal Iverson has created a glacier in a freezer that could help scientists understand how glaciers slide across their beds. That could help researchers predict how climate change accelerates glacier sliding and contributes to rising sea levels.