Serendipitous discovery by IUPUI researchers may lead to environmentally friendly lubricant
Written By: Candace Beaty Gwaltney
INDIANAPOLIS -- Seed oil components of an ornamental flower could provide a direct pathway for designing a new class of environmentally friendly lubricants. Researchers at the School of Science at IUPUI identified the compound in the seed oil that is produced in a manner unlike any other fatty acid. The study was published today online in the journal Nature Plants.
School of Science faculty discuss critical issues at Addiction Researchers Showcase
School of Science faculty, public officials and treatment professionals came together for the IUPUI School of Science Addiction Researchers Showcase held on August 14.
Researchers from the School of Science and School of Medicine presented on their cutting-edge research in various areas of addiction.
NIH funds major biobank expansion at IU School of Medicine to support Alzheimer's disease research
With a grant from the National Institute of Health's National Institute on Aging, Indiana University School of Medicine will dramatically increase the size and scope of the biobank that stores DNA and other biological samples used by researchers globally to better understand, treat and hopefully cure Alzheimer's disease. The grant is expected to last three years and total $12 million pending the availability of funds.