“It’s a good day if you find a complete fossil tooth – even if you already have 100 of them from the same species back at the museum,” Aaron Wood said. “It’s an amazing day, though, when you find an entirely new species.”
Several LAS students were recently honored with University awards for their outstanding academic achievement, community service or exemplary leadership to the Iowa State community. Congratulations to the following students for their pursuit of excellence! Jeane Robles, Genetics Kappa Alpha Theta High Flyer Award Christina Hillman, Psychology and Child, Adult and Family Services Krista Klocke, Speech … Continue reading Congratulations to LAS student award recipients
A new NSF grant will allow Bing Yang and a team of ISU researchers to study the genome of the yam, an important crop in global agriculture. The research team will utilize revolutionary genome-editing technology including the CRISPR/Cas9 system to develop an array of tools that could answer specific questions regarding yam gene function.
Physicists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have discovered a topological metal, PtSn4 (platinum and tin), with a unique electronic structure that may someday lead to energy efficient computers with increased processor speeds and data storage.