Scientific illustration of the SARS-CoV-2 atomic structure and molecules.

New study details enzyme that allows coronavirus to resist antiviral medications

August 3, 2021
Ayodeji Oluwalana, recycling and special events coordinator for Facilities Planning and Management, with the plexiglass barriers that will soon be coming down inside the General Services Building.

What will happen to the COVID-19 plexiglass barriers? Iowa State students have ideas

June 8, 2021
Closeup of a vaccination being administered in an upper arm

The ‘key’ to new COVID-19 vaccine development

May 10, 2021
A syringe and three vials for vaccinations

Narratives can help science counter misinformation on vaccines

April 13, 2021
Shadows of drink glasses reflected on a wall

New research: Pandemic-related anxiety associated with women drinking more

April 7, 2021
Overhead closeup of someone typing on a laptop, with a phone next to it.

Pandemic emphasizes need for digital literacy education

March 11, 2021
Closeup of hands filling a vaccination syringe

COVID-19 model compares effectiveness of vaccine and mitigation strategies

January 6, 2021
Illustration showing red and green interconnected points.

New DIY contact tracing app uses the science of memory

December 4, 2020
Overhead shot of someone viewing social media icons on a phone

Businesses turn to social networks to build relationships during pandemic

November 17, 2020
Balaji Narasimhan standing in one of the Nanovaccine Institute's lab

Iowa awards $2 million CARES Act grant to universities to study COVID-19 nanovaccine

October 29, 2020

Making health a central part of identity may improve mask compliance, other healthy behaviors

October 28, 2020
Closeup of a graduation diploma scroll being handed out

Study: COVID-19 has positive effect on high school completion rates

October 21, 2020
Grocery shelf stocked with packaged food items

Iowa State researchers investigate ag supply chain resiliency

September 21, 2020
Table with packing boxes, supplies and books

Researchers to study effects of landlord decisions during pandemic

September 16, 2020
Printed paper sensor under development.

Engineers developing mail-in, no-touch, fast-scan test for COVID-19, other outbreaks

July 31, 2020
Young woman working on a laptop computer

Anti-Asian racism during COVID-19 has historical ties in United States

July 29, 2020
Marit Nilsen-Hamilton wearing a face covering in a lab.

Work proceeds on innovative approach to coronavirus testing at Iowa State

July 29, 2020
Man looking pensively into the distance.

Bhattacharya receives NSF award for pandemic research

July 20, 2020
View of a small town main street.

Survey of rural Iowa communities will gauge pandemic response

July 16, 2020
A graph printout and resume with a laptop

COVID-19 impact on unemployment may be underestimated

July 13, 2020
Display monitor with a graph

Iowa State-led research team develops statistical models which help the CDC track and forecast COVID-19 deaths in the United States

June 30, 2020
Researcher Robbyn Anand standing near a microscope

Chemists developing paper-strip urine test for at-home/office/clinic COVID-19 evaluation

June 16, 2020
Closeup of data display on iPad

Researchers examine impact of pandemic on local, regional and global economies

June 11, 2020
Ear saver cutouts produced on a 3-D printer

Iowa State faculty, staff work to help others as pandemic continues into summer

May 20, 2020
Birdseye view of toilet paper rolls

Supply chain challenges to remain as states start to reopen

May 11, 2020
Robot maintaining plant research without human interaction

ISU robot still reports to work, even during a pandemic

April 23, 2020
An employee of The Dimensional Group working on face shields at the company's Mason City plant

CIRAS helping Iowa's factory lines shift to protect front-line workers

April 16, 2020
Partial illustration showing an aptamer binding to a protein

Iowa State scientists developing portable viral tests for future pandemics

April 16, 2020
Sunset on a field of growing corn

ISU's Center for Agricultural and Rural Development projects economic impacts on hog and ethanol industries

April 16, 2020
Graphic illustration of numbers

Researchers develop mathematical models which track and forecast COVID-19

April 14, 2020