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Training new AI-cyber professionals, and COVID-19 and insurance

August 30, 2021—In the ongoing battle against cyberattacks, IU experts are working to develop new programs that will teach students how to wield AI in the fight, and an IU health economist discusses whether Americans unvaccinated against COVID-19 could pay more for insurance. View a text transcript of the audio.

Mosquitoes, and entering college students

August 27, 2021—An IU researcher is fighting global disease by interrupting mosquito development, and a new survey offers insight into more than 35,000 incoming college students’ academic expectations and perceptions. View a text transcript of the audio.

 

Insect farming, and March Madness masking

August 25, 2021—IU researchers will co-lead a new center focused on advancing the use of insects as a food source, and a new IU study examined masking at March Madness. View a text transcript of the audio.

COVID-19 vaccinations, and bacteria's life cycle

August 23, 2021—IU researchers found that nearly 140,000 deaths were averted during the first five months of COVID-19 vaccination efforts in the United States, and an IU biologist’s study shows how bacteria can overcome starvation situations and survive a long time. View a text transcript of the audio.

The Taliban takeover in Afghanistan

August 20, 2021—IU political experts comment on the reasons for and implications of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan and rapid collapse of the Afghan elected government and security forces. View a text transcript of the audio.

Mothers’ pandemic child care burden, and clean energy projects in communities

August 18, 2021—An IU research team examines the how mothers view their disproportionate share of child care throughout the pandemic, and two IU environmental policy experts look at how community members respond to clean energy projects. View a text transcript of the audio.

New developments in insulin therapy, and preserving a famous observatory's data

August 16, 2021—IU medical experts are working on the development of an insulin analogue that can sense the level of sugar present in the blood, which could revolutionize insulin therapy, and an IUPUI data scientist is helping preserve data from the shuttered Arecibo Observatory. View a text transcript of the audio.

A new center for advancing better, safer AI

August 13, 2021—From self-driving cars to vaccine development, artificial intelligence is playing an increasingly large role in our lives. IU’s new Luddy Center for Artificial Intelligence advances the work of IU researchers already at the forefront of developing AI technologies. View a text transcript of the audio.

Breakthrough cases, and neutron stars

August 11, 2021—An IUPUI expert offers insight on breakthrough cases of COVID-19, and IU researchers are collaborating to study neutron stars. View a text transcript of the audio.

COVID-19, and inequalities in early childhood

August 9, 2021—A study by Indiana University researchers found certain social and environmental factors increase a community's COVID-19 risk, and one IU researcher is exploring inequalities in early childhood interventions. View a text transcript of the audio.

Vaccine requirements, and environmental justice

August 6, 2021—An IUPUI professor comments on vaccine requirements, and IU researchers have evaluated environmental justice mapping tools to learn how Indiana might benefit from one. View a text transcript of the audio.

Controlling social media, and understanding immigration

August 4, 2021—An IU expert comments on the brief law that made the modern internet, and an IUPUI anthropologist sheds light on today’s immigration challenges by studying immigrants of the past. View a text transcript of the audio.

 

Wildfire smoke, and new exercises

August 2, 2021—An IU researcher discusses the health implications of wildfire smoke, and an IU exercise and sports scientist shares advice for sticking to a new exercise routine. View a text transcript of the audio.

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