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Northwest regional Emmy Award-winning documentary “Taking the Reins” highlights research by ISU’s Phil Homan on Idaho’s “Horse Queen” Kittie Wilkins

POCATELLO – Film producer Jennie Sue Weltner and Idaho State University researcher Phil Homan said they are thrilled that the documentary “Taking the Reins,” which includes information on “Idaho’s Horse Queen” Kittie Wilkins, has won a regional Emmy Award.

June 17, 2019

Newly discovered Apollo Vent Field in Pacific by ISU researchers offers glimpse of alien worlds

The SUBSEA (Systematic Underwater Biogeochemical Science and Exploration Analog) Research Program team aboard Exploration Vessel Nautilus is thrilled to have discovered a new hydrothermal field at the northern Gorda Ridge in the Pacific Ocean.

By Samantha Wishna, Ocean Exploration Trust | June 11, 2019

Pharmaceutical research at Idaho State University leads to discovery of link between adverse drug events and multidrug therapies

Invention of breakthrough computational formula aids in discovery

By Lee Ann Hancock, Director of Divisional Marketing | June 11, 2019

Idaho State University student Jennie Nelson receives Goldwater Scholarship

POCATELLO – Idaho State University biological sciences major Jennie Nelson was one of 496 students nationwide out of an applicant pool of more than 5,000 who has been selected for a 2019-20 Barry Goldwater Scholarship.

May 21, 2019

Idaho State University Researchers teaming with Washie the Cleaner Toilet Seat to test, improve new product, with help of $83,000 IGEM Grant

POCATELLO – Researchers at Idaho State University and the founder of Washie the Cleaner Toilet Seat in Pocatello are excited to be working together to test and improve the product, thanks to a $83,000 Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) grant from the Idaho Department of Commerce.

May 21, 2019

New $17 million grant to boost Idaho’s biomedical research, workforce

MOSCOW – A statewide network of Idaho’s educational institutions, led by the University of Idaho and including Idaho State University, received a five-year, $17 million award to build Idaho’s growing biomedical workforce and strengthen research infrastructure.

May 16, 2019

Idaho State University researchers use cockroaches to search for narcotics

POCATELLO – Idaho State University researchers, led by biological sciences master’s student Kayla Pavlick, are experimenting with cockroaches to see how well they can be trained to detect narcotics.

May 2, 2019

ISU Idaho Accelerator Center announces record production of form of medical isotope copper-67 that will be used in cancer clinical trials

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Idaho Accelerator Center has increased its production capacity of a highly pure form of the medical isotope copper-67 that can now be more easily used in clinical trials to test its effectiveness in fighting cancer.

April 30, 2019

ISU Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering receives $110k grant to offer precast concrete engineering design studio

POCATELLO – The Idaho State University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has received about $110,000 to offer a precast concrete engineering design studio.

April 24, 2019

ISU, USGS dryland soil carbon study at Idaho National Laboratory yields surprising results

POCATELLO – The results of a 20-year “drylands” experiment at the Idaho National Laboratory by Idaho State University researchers and partners has yielded surprising results, including that native sagebrush shrub communities process soil carbon much differently than non-native crested wheatgrass stands.

April 24, 2019

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