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Traveling, and vaccinated college students

March 31, 2021—IU researchers find domestic air travel does not appear to widely spread COVID-19, and a group of IU researchers will test COVID-19 infection and transmission among vaccinated college students. View a text transcript of the audio.

Ticks, and peripheral arterial disease

March 29, 2021—IU researchers are working to improve tick-borne disease prevention efforts, and a team of IU researchers are developing new treatments for the most severe form of peripheral arterial disease. View a text transcript of the audio.

Colorectal cancer, and farming

March 26, 2021—Indiana University scientists have developed a new model to predict personal risk for advanced colon cancer, and IU researchers are looking at how to encourage farm ownership among marginalized groups. View a text transcript of the audio.

Hate crimes, and work loneliness

March 24, 2021—An IU professor discusses the complexities of hate crime cases, and a recent IUPUI study finds self-compassion can alleviate feelings of loneliness due to remote work. View a text transcript of the audio.

Pandemic isolation, and children’s mental health

March 22, 2021—New research finds the pandemic has disproportionately impacted people of sexual or gender minorities, and an IU expert says limited access to technology has exacerbated health disparities for some children. View a text transcript of the audio.

COVID vaccines for kids, and long haulers

March 19, 2021An IU scientist leads a team to develop a COVID-19 vaccine for young children, while an IU School of Medicine doctor helps shed light on the plight of COVID-19 long haulers. View a text transcript of the audio.

Digital twins, and food packaging safety

March 17, 2021—IU researchers suggest digital twins could lead to more personalized medicine, and an IU research scientist is studying toxic chemicals used in food packaging. View a text transcript of the audio.

Carbon emissions, and chemical safety

March 15, 2021—An IUPUI professor discusses how carbon emissions increased as COVID-19 restrictions lifted, and IU researchers are part of an international project aimed at protecting human health from the toxic effects of chemicals. View a text transcript of the audio.


Youth sports, and video games

March 12, 2021—The IUPUI Sports Innovation Institute is working to address the shortage of officials in youth sports, and an IU professor discusses the benefits of video games for youth. View a text transcript of the audio.


Travel, and QAnon

March 10, 2021—Indiana University experts share Spring Break travel advice, and an IU media expert discusses QAnon. View a text transcript of the audio.

Teachers, and artificial intelligence

March 8, 2021—This International Women’s Day, an IU professor shares about the toll of the pandemic on teachers, and an IU expert discusses a recent report warning that Russia and China could edge out the U.S. when it comes to AI. View a text transcript of the audio.

Energy insecurity, and gratitude

March 5, 2021—Indiana University researchers discuss how energy insecurity affects Americans, and one IU researcher discusses how to write a letter of gratitude. View a text transcript of the audio.

Women donors, and racial trust

March 3, 2021—Indiana University professors find women more likely to donate to charities than men of equal means, and an IU study says Black undergraduates trust college leaders significantly less than their white peers. View a text transcript of the audio.

Misinformation, and watermarks

March 1, 2021—IU researchers have developed a tool that visualizes the relationship between online misinformation and COVID-19 vaccine adoption, and an IU research team is leading an effort to help scholars more accurately date manuscripts and early books. View a text transcript of the audio.

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