Friday, April 22 2011
Iowa State solar car team ready to race at 100th anniversary of Indianapolis 500
Team PrISUm, Iowa State's solar car racing team, will be
back on track in early May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
This year's Formula Sun Grand Prix is part of the
speedway's Emerging Tech Day, a special event celebrating
the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500. Team members say
they've fixed some of the electrical problems that plagued
their car during last summer's 1,100-mile cross-country
Abhijit Rao (standing), director of the College of Business Communication Center, and Tim Killian, one of the center's consultants, work with some students during a consulting session.
College of Business center responds to employer call for better communication skills
Too many relatives ruining your picnic? Be glad the flies dont invite their cousins
An Iowa State University researcher is one of a team of scientists who have recently researched the fly family tree -- one of the most complicated in the animal world. It turns out that houseflies have more than 152,000 cousins. And those are just the ones we know about.
Learn to run a biorefinery in a virtual control room developed by Iowa State researchers
Iowa State University researchers have developed a virtual
biorefinery control room based on ethanol and biodiesel plants
in Iowa. The system is designed to teach students and workers
to efficiently run a biorefinery. The simulations take into
account more than 20 production attributes including moisture,
starch content, contaminants, temperature and particle
Slow and steady wins the race: Pokéwalker beats other pedometers in ISU study