ISU News: Research
Saharan paleontology study reveals extremes of science research for ISU’s Leif Tapanila
POCATELLO – Leif Tapanila, Idaho State University geosciences professor and director of the Idaho Museum of Natural History, is a co-author on a scientific paper published this summer in the Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History that describes the Trans-Saharan Seaway in Mali, Africa, and the strange creatures that existed there 50 to 100 million years ago.
August 14, 2019
ISU’s August Career Path Intern of the Month is Mountain Home's Ashley Borg
POCATELLO – Idaho State University’s August 2019 Career Path Intern of the Month is Ashely Borg, a senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in radiographic sciences.
August 2, 2019
Center for Advanced Energy Studies will celebrate 10th anniversary on Aug. 1
The Center for Advanced Energy Studies will celebrate its 10th anniversary from 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 1 at the CAES Building in Idaho Falls, 995 MK Simpson Blvd.
July 23, 2019
Idaho State University geoscience grad students help discover new hydrothermal field off Oregon Coast
POCATELLO – Two graduate students at Idaho State University earlier this month helped discover a new ocean vent field on the deep-ocean floor off the coast of Oregon, a finding that has implications for searching for life on other planets.
July 1, 2019
Idaho State University researcher L.J. Krumenacker helps name seven new Idaho fossil species, including one after his former ISU advisor
POCATELLO – Of the seven new species of prehistoric Idaho creatures Idaho State University Department of Geosciences affiliate researcher L.J. Krumenacker was able to help document and name in scientific journals that were published this month, his favorite is Cimolodon akersteni, named after his former advisor and paleontological mentor Bill Akersten, who retired from ISU about a decade ago.
June 17, 2019
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