IU researcher Allison Schnable has identified a remarkable growth in "grassroots international non-governmental organizations," or GINGOs, which use the symbolic and material resources of religion but reject the label of "faith-based organization."
Indiana University researcher Joe Shaw is a key contributor to a new study that reveals useful clues about how organisms may adapt to lethal levels of pollution.
BLOOMINGTON, In. – The fast-growing Indiana University Manufacturing Policy Initiative is seeking a director with the experience and energy to expand the Initiative’s impact on U.S. policy.
Americans believe endangered species are best protected when their habitats are protected and not when animal predators are killed, according to new Indiana University research. With one exception, a scientific survey found overwhelming support for policies that protect habitats and little acceptance of either lethal control or no government action at all.
IU and ANU announced they will offer a dual-degree master's program in arts administration and museum and heritage studies. The announcement was made during a visit by ANU Vice-Chancellor Brian P. Schmidt, a Nobel Prize winning astrophysicist.
Americans increasingly are getting their flu shots at a pharmacy instead of a doctors office but thats not boosting the number of people vaccinated, according to what is believed to be the first nationwide study to evaluate the effect of pharmacy-based immunization regulations.
To investigate the link between environmental chemical exposure and adverse health effects, four Indiana University researchers are planning to use a tool similar to what millions of Americans wear on their wrists. The researchers plan to use silicone bracelets, often worn to show support for a cause or sold as a fundraiser, to examine the relationship between coal mining in the Appalachian region and health problems in the people living there.
Paul Slovic, an expert on human judgment, decision-making and the psychology of risk, will present two Patten Lectures the week of Oct. 24 at Indiana University Bloomington. His research focuses on the psychological and cognitive process of decision-making on a range of issues, including the environment, earthquakes, smoking and terrorism.