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Disease Deadliness And Willin...

Congratulations to IMCI participants on their recent publication in PLOS Medicine. The following news story was produced by the Mountain West News Bureau. View the original article here. A newly published study out of the University of Idaho suggests that the higher perceived risk of a disease, the more likely someone is to vaccinate. The researchers surveyed […]

U of I Researchers Improve Re...

A team from the College of Science wants to improve the restraint devices used during injections of the greater wax moth larvae, a common laboratory animal. Injecting laboratory animals can be dangerous for researchers due to accidental needlesticks containing pathogenic microorganisms. In PLOS ONE, the team published designs for two new devices that reduce the […]

College of Science Faculty Pu...

College of Science faculty Jessica Lee, Siavash Riazi, Shahla Nemati, Jannell Bazurto, Andreas Vasdekis, Benjamin Ridenhour, Christopher Remien and Christopher Marx had a paper published in PLOS Genetics. In their research, they uncovered that genetically identical cells can be phenomenally different in their ability to survive stress, and thus selection acts upon the distributions of […]

U of I-Led Study Finds Experi...

U of I-Led Study Finds Experimental Fences Deter Elephant Crop Raiding, Provide Income

This article was written by Leigh Cooper in University of Idaho Communications and Marketing. View the original article here. While IMCI was not involved in the funding of this research project, we are are thrilled to count Dr. Ryan Long as one of our participating faculty. MOSCOW, Idaho – October 17, 2019 – A University […]

U of I Study: Some Vaccine Do...

This news article was written by Kathy Foss, Marketing and Communications Manager for the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences. Drs. Florian Justwan and Bert Baumgaertner are active CMCI faculty participants and part of the Social-Epi working group. MOSCOW, Idaho — Aug. 28, 2019 — People skeptical of the medical establishment who live close to […]

Which comes first, the chicke...

Which comes first, the chicken or the egg?

World-wide experiments have been conducted to understand the distinct relationships among various genes. However, it remains a challenge to identify the genomic causes and effects directly from the data, especially within a network. It’s the classic chicken and egg question: Which comes first, the chicken or the egg? In other words, how do you know […]

Reproducibility Does Not Equa...

Reproducibility Does Not Equal Truth

The CMCI Reproducibility in Sciences working group, or SciRep for short, has been meeting since the fall of 2015. Today, their most recent publication, “Scientific discovery in a model-centric framework: Reproducibility, innovation, and epistemic diversity,” was published in PLOS ONE. Congratulations! The American Council on Science and Health also picked up the story with their […]

Ebola Research Publication Fe...

Congratulations to Jagdish Patel and Marty Ytreberg! Their article, “Expanding the watch list for potential Ebola virus antibody escape mutations” was recently selected to be featured on the PLOS Ebola Channel. The PLOS Ebola Channel was launched in response to the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. They work with authors and […]

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University of Idaho Research Hits Science Magazine

The cover of Science Magazine currently features an important discovery made by an international research team: deep-sea fish can see more than just one color. When a Switzerland- and Australia-based research team recently needed to validate their findings regarding what colors of light a deep-sea fish species could see at up to 1500 meters below […]