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IU hosts cutting-edge conference at the crossroads of human and machine learning
Computer scientists, neuroscientists and psychologists came together for a unique gathering at IU Bloomington.


New study shows evidence that health information exchanges improve care, reduce costs
The new findings represent progress in reaching the national goals of better-quality care, improved population health and lower costs.


Scientists use photonic chip to make virtual movies of molecular motion
The research could lead to new ways of molecular modeling to create new chemicals for use as pharmaceuticals.


Price competition for generic drugs linked to increase in manufacturing-related recalls
Researchers from three universities have found that price competition in the generic drug market may be putting more patients at risk.


Herron School of Art and Design's Biennial Faculty Exhibition showcases diverse programs of study
Herron School of Art and Design faculty are highlighted at the Biennial Faculty Exhibition, June 7-Aug. 29.


IUPUI study finds missing link between blow flies and possible pathogen transmission
Without observing flies ingesting waste, there had been no way to confirm pathogen transmission from fecal matter by flies.


Friends endow scholarship at IU to honor environmentalist and former congressman Jim Jontz
Friends and supporters of the late Jim Jontz, a former member of Congress, are endowing a scholarship in his memory at Indiana University.


IU Bloomington's world-class fruit fly genetic center awarded $2.7M grant renewal
The NIH renewed the Drosophila Genomics Resource Center's grant to continue supporting its use of fruit flies in research.


Indiana research institute receives $33 million NIH grant to improve health statewide
Indiana research institute receives $33 million NIH grant.


Director of IU's newest Global Gateway Office in Mexico City discusses opportunities
Beth West answers questions about the newest office, part of a global network designed to support IU's international engagement.


NBA point guard George Hill says graduating from IUPUI was about finishing the job
Hill, Cleveland Cavaliers' starting point guard and former IUPUI basketball star, was among a record number of IUPUI graduates Saturday.


What's trending in fake news? IU tools show which stories go viral, and if 'bots' are to blame
Indiana University researchers have launched upgrades to two tools playing a major role in countering the spread of misinformation online.


Indianapolis high school adopts math educational tech from IU, IUPUI startups
The school has installed a learning commons from Crossroads Education LLC and adopted technology from Graspable Inc.


IU among five nominees worldwide for technology transfer award
Global University Venturing has nominated the IU Research and Technology Corp. as Tech Transfer Unit of the Year.


IU scientists find first evidence animals can mentally replay past events
The ability to test human types of memory in animals will strengthen the search for drugs to treat Alzheimer's disease.


Exhibit showcases thriving neighborhood that gave way for the construction of IUPUI
'Welcome to the Neighborhood' focuses on the people, businesses and community life in a westside neighborhood before IUPUI.


Women seeking financing for start-ups are perceived as more trustworthy by crowdfunding investors
Women may benefit from gender bias when seeking initial financing for business start-ups through crowdfunding, according to an IU study.


Annual expert survey on Congress finds dwindling middle ground, failing grades
Experts on the legislative branch award Congress low grades in the 12th annual survey by the Center on Representative Government.


Cleveland Cavaliers guard George Hill becomes an IUPUI graduate
Hill finished his degree in general studies from IUPUI's School of Liberal Arts this spring, nearly 15 years after he began college.


Indiana University hires coordinator to support employees' work-life journey
A newly hired work-life coordinator, Angela Reese, will help IU accommodate employees' diverse needs for individual and family well-being.


Facebook app offers opportunity to help unpaid Alzheimer's caregivers via friendsourcing
A new study shows there is a significant opportunity to help improve Alzheimer's caregiver stress through online peer support interventions.


Top-ranked reviewers aren't the top influencers when it comes to online sales, study says
A study finds that those who post online reviews less often and more informally can be seen as more trustworthy than top-ranked reviewers.


IU School of Public Health-Bloomington offers free online training on opioid crisis, harm reduction
The school is providing the new course course to health professionals and practitioners in Indiana.


Author to speak on famous family, overcoming challenges
A'Lelia Bundles, descendant of Madam Walker, will speak on family and challenges at IUPUI's May 12 commencement.


Even brief maternal deprivation early in life alters adult brain function and cognition
Taking a baby from its mother, even for a brief time, is a traumatic event that significantly alters the adult function of its brain.