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Agriculture accounts for about 9 percent of greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. A recent United Nations climate report says to reduce those emissions, people need to eat less meat. 

File Photo: WFIU/WTIU News

Indiana University Bloomington Provost Lauren Robel sent an email to the campus community Tuesday saying groundskeepers found five flyers purporting to be from the Ku Klux Klan. The email says they were identical to "neighborhood watch" flyers residents found throughout Bloomington Monday. 

The email says IU Police are investigating. They're working with Bloomington and state police. 

Study: Cow-Killing Tick Could Spread To Indiana

Jul 11, 2019

A tick that’s realtively new to the U.S. could easily creep into Indiana. A study by Rutgers University shows Indiana has the right climate for the Asian longhorned tick to thrive. 

Grant Supports Increased Access To Addiction Treatment

May 30, 2019

Two Indiana health organizations will partner to connect more people with “medication-assisted treatment,” or MAT for opioid addiction. 

MAT prescribes both medication, like methadone or suboxone, and counseling and therapy.  It is widely accepted as an effective way toward recovery.

Indiana and the rest of the world are going to have to make transformative changes — and fast — to avoid losing more than 1 million species of plants and animals. That’s the takeaway from the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) report released this week. 

When health researchers make headlines, it’s often for a sensational project – like manipulating genes to create a baby. But others are examining broader issues, including how – and where – you live affects your health.

Free naloxone was distributed at the event at IUPUI as part of the Grand Challenge. (Jill Sheridan/IPB News)
Lauren Chapman

Indiana University joins a group of more than 100 organizations dedicated addressing opioid misuse to share research and data with the National Academy of Medicine. 

Former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) is probably best known for his foreign policy efforts, but he was also a strong supporter for climate action. Lugar passed away at the age of 87 on Sunday. 

New High Tech Microscope Coming To Indiana

Apr 16, 2019
The Thermo Scientific Krios G3i Cryo Transmission Electron Microscope. The microscope will be housed on Purdue’s campus in the CryoEM facility at the Wayne T. and Mary T. Hockmeyer Hall of Structural Biology. (Photo courtesy of Thermo Fisher Scientific)
Jill Sheridan

Six Indiana organizations have pitched in to buy a new high-tech microscope. The nearly $9 million machine is a cryo-electron microscope that allows scientists to examine molecules at the atomic level.

Purdue University Professor of Biological Sciences Richard Kuhn says a sample is taken and immersed in liquid nitrogen. 

Indiana University sued the state over a 2016 anti-abortion law bars anyone from acquiring, receiving, selling, or transferring aborted fetal tissue. (WFIU/WTIU)
Brandon Smith

A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that parts of an Indiana anti-abortion law are not too vague to be constitutional, reversing a lower court decision.

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