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Microbes in your gut may be new recruits in the fight against viruses
IU School of Medicine microbiologist Bill Sullivan looks at how our gut microbes might aid our immune system in fighting viral infections, including COVID-19. National Geographic | April 13, 2021Read Sullivan's article
Scrub Hub: Do landfills contribute to climate change? What's being done to stop it?
What happens to all that landfill trash? And how big of a contributor are landfills to climate change? IU experts offer answers. Indianapolis Star | April 20, 2021Read the article
Link Between Mental Illness And Mass Violence Is Weak But Stigma Persists
IU experts discuss the weak link between diagnosed mental illness and mass violence, and the ways stigma works to prevent people from getting help. WFYI | May 5, 2021Read the story
As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout expands in Indiana, who still isn't getting vaccinated, and why? Today we talk about some of the lingering hesitancy around vaccination, especially in communities of co... Read more about AUDIO: Vaccine hesitancy and access issues
While Holcomb said Wednesday one of three lessons he had learned in the past year was "data rules," four experts told the IndyStar that they could see no scientific justification for relaxing the mask... Read more about 'A bad move': Health experts say Gov. Eric Holcomb is ending Indiana mask mandate too soon
A suspect fleeing police on Sunday hid in a "little shed" in Granger, saw someone shine a light inside and was shot sometime after he "took off running," according to court records. ... As Metro Homic... Read more about Suspect shot by Granger homeowner was hiding in shed and 'took off running'
At the start of the shut-downs last year -- when many aspects of the virus were still unknown -- some researchers were alarmed to see that people weren't dismissing bogus claims about COVID-19. "I tho... Read more about COVID-19's misinformation wake-up call
One of Indiana's rare and endangered ecosystems is under threat from an ill-conceived piece of legislation that is being rushed through the Indiana Legislature. Senate Bill 389, now under consideratio... Read more about Column: Save Indiana's remaining wetlands, help halt SB 389