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DNA Interest Group: Inclusion Improves Medical Genetics

Genetic data have revolutionized how we diagnose medical conditions; however, as more companies like 23andMe offer reports on personal health and disease it is important to recognize their...

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Cutting Your Cable

Jen Eilers from Adult Services discusses the pros and cons of cutting your cable, and what alternative options are available to replace your cable.

Recorded on August 18, 2018 at the Iowa...

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Geodes! Iowa's Mysterious State Rock

Ray Anderson and Marv Houg from the Cedar Valley Rocks and Minerals Society share the secrets of this most mysterious of rocks.

This program is part of ICPL's 2018 Adult Summer Reading...

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DNA Interest Group: DNA - Your partner in crime?

Eric Tvedte, graduate assistant at the UI Department of Biology, discusses the history of genetic testing in criminal cases, and how DNA and genealogical data can be combined to crack cold cases (...

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Eastern Iowa Rocks! An Introduction to Rockhounding in Iowa

Ray Anderson from the Cedar Valley Rocks and Minerals Society gives a brief overview of local geology and cool rocks to be found in Iowa.

This program is part of ICPL's 2018 Adult Summer...

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DNA Interest Group: Pharmacogenomics - How Genes Inform Drug Therapy

A discussion of how genetic variations can be used to predict an individual's response to certain pharmacological drugs. The presentation focuses on explaining the link between genetics and drug...

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Rapid Response History - American Climate Policy from George H.W. Bush to Donald Trump

Tyler Priest, University of Iowa Associate Professor of History and Geography presents "American Climate Policy from George H.W. Bush to Donald Trump."

Sponsored by the University of Iowa...

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Rapid Response History: Elephants and Hunters in Africa

James Giblin, University of Iowa Professor of History presents "Elephants and Hunters in Africa."

Rapid Response History is sponsored by the University of Iowa Department of History and the...

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Obermann Conversations: Global Citizenship

Jason Harshman; assistant professor at the UI College of Education, Alisa Meggitt; teacher at North Central Junior High, and Caleb Elfenbein; associate professor at Grinnell College, discuss "...

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Wonk Wednesday: America Out of Paris

Silvia Secchi, associate professor in the UI Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences, and Public Policy Center Environmental Policy Research Program researcher, discusses the...

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