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Archive for July, 2013



Vigmostad Reinvents the Classroom



Lin Edits Special Issue of Journal of Computational Physics

IIHR Assistant Research Engineer Sarah Vigmostad.

Studying Metastatic Cancer Cells in the Bloodstream

Posted on July 30th, 2013

IIHR’s Sarah Vigmostad is part of research team working to learn more about metastatic cancer cells and how they survive the remarkable stresses of the human bloodstream.

Anton Krueger (right) holds one of the back-wearing mussels, plucked from the laboratory microhabitat. From left, the team includes Craig just, Jim Niemeier, Jon Durst, and Hannah Taylor.

Mussel Obsession

Posted on July 30th, 2013

IIHR’s Anton Kruger (right) has been named a new Donald E. Bently Faculty Fellow in Engineering, in recognition of his innovative research and dedication to students. Read about Kruger’s project using river mussels as water-quality sensors.



Farmers Keep an Eye on Tile Discharges



Flooding in Winter Will Worsen



‘Rivers of Rain’ Will Make Floods Twice as Likely



Most of Europe’s Extreme Rains Caused by Rivers in the Atmophere

Frank Weirich's team takes the ground-penetrating radar out onto the surface of the Exit Glacier.

Beneath the Surface of Vanishing Glaciers

Posted on July 10th, 2013

Frank Weirich and his research team are conducting a multi-year research project using ground-penetrating radar to look inside the rapidly shrinking Exit Glacier.

Biomass Fuels Program Pays Off for Flood Mitigation

Posted on July 5th, 2013

IIHR’s Nate Young has been a part of the UI Biomass Partnership Project, which contributes to flood mitigation as well as sustainability.

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