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Discoveries Archive

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Scientist at Work: Richard Sutter

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The April 21, 2009, issue of IU Discoveries featured an article on Richard Sutter, an Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne bioarchaeologist who studies genetically influenced tooth traits and pathologies like cavities and tooth wear. This issue also included a story about an $8 million National Science Foundation grant to study economically important plants, details of a partnership between IU and Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center to upgrade a linear accelerator, a story on advances in IU's GlueX physics experiment with the Department of Energy, and a profile of IU Bloomington atmospheric scientist Rebecca Barthelmie. Full Story >>

Scientist at Work: Michael Edwards

Michael Edwards

The March 24, 2009, issue of IU Discoveries featured an article on Michael Edwards, an IU clinical assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and the School of Public and Environmental Affairs whose interests include the fabrication of metal alloys for the storage of hydrogen gas. This issue also included a story about IU physicists working to find the Higgs boson, details about an IU Bloomington technology that promises to improve medical and forensic work, a story about a team of researchers in the School of Optometry working to prevent blindness in diabetes patients, and details of a $2 million grant to study a grain pest called the red flour beetle. Full Story >>

Scientist at Work: Kathleen Forgey

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The Feb. 24, 2009, issue of IU Discoveries featured IU Northwest bioarchaeologist Kathleen Forgey's work using ancient DNA to understand the history behind the millennia-old Nasca human trophy heads of southern Peru. This issue also included a story about IU Bloomington geologist David Polly's role in understanding fossils from a 60-million-year-old snake believed to have weighed 2,500 pounds, a look at work IU is doing with the FBI to prevent cyber attacks in the U.S., development of a new spectrometer by IU scientists, and more. Full Story >>

Scientist at Work: Melanie Everett

Melanie Everett

The Jan. 20, 2009, issue of IU Discoveries featured an article on Melanie Everett, who is on track to complete Ph.D.s this year in both geology and anthropology. This issue also included a story about distinguished theoretical physicist Alan Kostelecky's research suggesting challenges to parts of Einstein's Theory of Relativity, announcement of the opening of the new IU School of Optometry's Atwater Eye Care Center, a story about how Informatics students are experimenting with automated transportation systems, and more. Full Story >>

Scientist at Work: Sara Pryor

Sara Pryor

The Dec. 18, 2008, issue of IU Discoveries featured an article on Sara Pryor -- an IU Department of Geography professor who successfully teeter-totters research and teaching. The issue also included a story about bacterial biofilms aiding in fossil preservation, the announcement of a $15 million grant to create the Pervasive Technology Institute, details of an anthropologist's rain forest research, and more. Full Story >>

Scientist at Work: Mark Kelley

Mark Kelley

The Nov. 18, 2008, issue of IU Discoveries featured Mark Kelley, who is studying DNA repair mechanisms to get a handle on certain types of cancer. The issue also includes an exciting find in early humanoid evolution, the establishment of a new energy research center, the groundbreaking for a new ecology field laboratory, and the results of a challenge to Einstein's relativity theory. Full Story >>

Scientist at Work: Geoffrey Fox

Geoffrey Fox

The June 17, 2008, issue of IU Discoveries featured an article on Geoffrey Fox -- an IU professor in the School of Informatics who is working to bring predictability to the natural world. This issue also included a story about the $25 million clinical research grant awarded to IU, details on the IU coal geologist who received a national honor , details on the 2008 Gill Award recipients, an in-depth look at the IU Cyclotron, and a feature on a donut made of a math maze. Full Story >>

Scientist at Work: Frederika Kaestle

Kaestle

The May 20, 2008, issue of IU Discoveries featured a story on IU bioanthropologist Frederika Kaestle. Also in this issue were stories about the 65-million-year-old asteroid impact that triggered a global hail of carbon beads, details on IU biologists who received top American honors, a look at the IU scientist who was named Time magazine's 100 most influential people in the world, details on the historical development plot an IU professor created to improve roadways globally, and information on gluon - the strongest glue in the universe. Full Story >>

Scientist at Work: Manjari Mazumdar

Manjari Mazumdar

The April 22, 2008 issue of IU Discoveries featured a profile on Manjari Mazumdar, a researcher in the IU School of Medicine's Medical Sciences Program in Bloomington. Also in this issue were stories about the $1.2 million NIH project to track and predict epidemics, details on the final chapter of the IU Asteroid Program's "records," information on the first 3-D view of an anti-cancer agent by IU scientists, and a profile on the inaugural Adam W. Herbert graduate fellow. Full Story >>

Scientist at Work: Dale Sengelaub

Dale Sengelaub

The March 25, 2008, issue of Discoveries, highlighted Dale Sengelaub, a professor in Indiana University's Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. Also featured in this issue were stories about the climate change threatening Amazonian small farmers, a story on the downside of a good idea, details on new information regarding the "Bible of Particle Physics," and a look at what IU chemists have recently discovered in the laboratory. Full Story >>

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