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Large-Scale Scientific Investigation Needed to Combat Fake News, Say Researchers


An Indiana University faculty member who studies the spread of misinformation online is joining prominent legal scholars, social scientists and researchers in a global "call to action" in the fight against fake news.
4-Mar-2018 8:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

IU Kelley School of Business and AnnieCannons Team Up to Help Victims of Human Trafficking


Among the first students in a new program about cybersecurity at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business are several women who have escaped a life of human trafficking through AnnieCannons, a nongovernmental organization that helps them learn...
8-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

IU Research Suggests Failed Osteoarthritis Drug Could Get New Life as Opioid-Addiction Treatment


A new study from Indiana University suggests that a compound previously tested to treat osteoarthritis pain appears to block neuropathic pain and decrease signs of opioid dependence.
27-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

'Excess Emissions' Make Significant Contribution to Air Pollution


A study by Indiana University researchers shows that excess emissions -- which occur with plant shut-downs, start-ups and malfunctions, and not just in connection with natural disasters -- can make serious contributions to overall air pollution.
14-Feb-2018 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

To Prevent Cyberattacks, Paper Suggests Agency Similar to National Transportation Safety Board

After arguably the worst year ever for cyberattacks and data breaches, Indiana University research suggests it may be time to create an independent cybersecurity agency board comparable in approach to the National Transportation Safety Board that...
13-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

IU-Led Study Finds Neurotransmitter Glutamate May Play a Role in Alcohol Relapse, Addiction


Indiana University researchers scanned the brains of individuals with alcohol abuse disorder to find the neurotransmitter glutamate may play a role in some addition cravings.
12-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

IU Advances Fight Against Hepatitis B with 'Virus-Cracking' Molecules


Indiana University researchers have found that certain molecules -- several of which are currently under clinical trial -- are able to "crack" the protective shell of the hepatitis B virus, suggesting it may be possible to attack the virus after its...
6-Feb-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Health Care Coalitions, Set Up After 9/11 to Address Disasters, Improve Everyday Incident Responses

New research from Indiana University's Kelley School of Business finds that health care coalitions -- federally funded community organizations created after the 9/11 attacks to coordinate responses to mass casualty incidents -- can significantly...
6-Feb-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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