ISU News: Research
NASA funds science-based internships for high school girls at Idaho Museum of Natural History
August 8, 2016
POCATELLO – The NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium (NASA ISGC) has generously funded a pilot intern program for young women in the Idaho Virtualization Lab (IVL), a research group within the Idaho Museum of Natural History at Idaho State University.
Idaho State University and Grand Teton National Park team up to create new 3-D imagery and documentation of Native American artifacts
July 26, 2016
POCATELLO – Idaho State University researchers are working with Grand Teton National Park and various tribes to better document about 50 Native American artifacts from the park’s David T. Vernon Collection and create digital 3-D visualizations of them.
ISU RECOVER wildfire-fighting tool recognized by NASA again; two stories featured in 2015 Annual Report for NASA Earth Science Applied Sciences Program
July 22, 2016
POCATELLO – The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has again recognized a geographic information system (GIS)-based wildfire recovery and decision-support program developed by Idaho State University and NASA.
Idaho State University Professor Colden Baxter elected president of Society for Freshwater Science
July 22, 2016
POCATELLO – Idaho State University Professor of Biological Sciences Colden Baxter has been elected president of the Society of Freshwater Science, the premiere international organization of scientists focused on freshwater ecosystems.
Idaho State University anthropology Professor Katherine Reedy receives $331,126 grant to study subsistence on the lower Alaskan peninsula
July 6, 2016
POCATELLO – Idaho State University anthropology professor Katherine Reedy recently received a $331,126 grant from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and the Office of Subsistence Management to study subsistence in communities on Alaska’s lower peninsula.
Idaho State University interns design robot for nuclear fuel facility
July 6, 2016
By Nora Heikkinen, INL Public Affairs and Strategic Initiatives
Idaho State University psychology professor Erin Rasmussen secures $402,000 to study food insecurity and obesity in women
June 30, 2016
POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology Professor Erin Rasmussen has received a grant for $402,000 to study food insecurity and obesity in women.
The world’s oldest farmers: ISU’s Leif Tapanila participates in international study documenting oldest evidence of agriculture by insects
June 23, 2016
SMITHFIELD, Australia – An international team of researchers, including Idaho State University’s Leif Tapanila, has discovered the oldest fossil evidence of agriculture, not by humans, but by insects.
Idaho State University psychology Professor Maria Wong named to NIH grant review panel
June 20, 2016
POCATELLO – Idaho State University psychology Professor Maria Wong in the College of Arts and Letters has received an invitation from the National Institute of Health (NIH) to serve as a member of the Biobehavioral Mechanisms of Emotion, Stress, and Health (MESH) study section.
Mars exploration, volcanology, high-tech science on display at Arco, Craters of the Moon at NASA, NSF, ISU Community Day
June 17, 2016
ARCO – Scores of participants learned about everything from how Idaho’s Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve is being used as a laboratory for exploring Mars to how volcanoes explode at a Community Day held in Arco and at Craters of the Moon on June 16.