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Crystal Lovato, undergraduate student, Reuben Opoku, master’s student, and Julia Martin, associate professor in Idaho State University’s Department of Biological Sciences, pose for a photo in a lab on ISU’s Pocatello campus.

Micronutrient Research at Idaho State University May Help Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

December 8, 2022

How the human body can gain the upper hand in its battle with bacteria for micronutrients is the focus of some new research by an Idaho State University biologist.

Two people work with a plant.

Idaho State Student, Professor Develop New Microbial Fuel Cell System

November 14, 2022

Kendra Murray, assistant professor of geosciences, left, Dave Pearson, associate professor of geosciences, center, and Anna Miller, master’s student, inspect a rock outcropping in Pocatello, Idaho on Tuesday, November 01, 2022.

Idaho State University Geologists Awarded NSF Grant to Study 2 Billion Year Gap in Earth’s History

November 10, 2022

Two Idaho State University scientists and their students are tackling a research project that will tell us more about the greatest of gaps in our understanding of Earth’s geologic history. 

Xavier Jenkins and a group of people

Idaho State Students Return from Research Experiences at Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, South Africa

October 19, 2022

A pair of paleontology students are back on the Idaho State University campus after their world-class research experiences.

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Idaho State Professor’s Research Details “Microbial Conveyor Belt” Beneath Atlantic Ocean

October 13, 2022

The intersection of biology and geology is the subject of a new publication by an Idaho State University professor.

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Book on Specialized Nuclear Reactors Edited by Idaho State Professor Published

October 7, 2022

A book edited by an Idaho State University professor addressing some unique nuclear reactors is now in print.

Grinath Stewart

Idaho State University Ecologists Studying Ways to Improve Vegetation Along Idaho’s Roads and Highways

September 30, 2022

Ecologists at Idaho State University are looking to turn the Gem State’s roadsides into veritable swiss army knives of vegetation. 

Anna Grinath with a student

Idaho State University Receives $1.5 Million for Biology, Chemistry Transfer Student Scholarships, Support

September 8, 2022

Two students hold up a large rocket .

Idaho State University Rocket Club Competes in Spaceport America Cup for First Time

August 24, 2022

For the first time in school history, Idaho State University students competed in one of the world’s largest intercollegiate rocket engineering competitions. 

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North Wind Group Establishes Second Scholarship Endowment at Idaho State University

August 11, 2022

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) students at Idaho State University are getting a helping hand from a leader in the construction, engineering, environmental, facility operations, and professional services industries.