Andrew Anderson


Spring is here. The chipmunks are coming out of their burrows, crocuses are pushing their fragile heads into the pale March sunlight and IU’s gardeners are ready to get their fingers green. That’s because Residential Programs and Services has just opened its campus garden allotments to students. The plots, located near the water tower on the East State Road 46 bypass, are part of the office’s strategy to create green spaces. Forty plots are available, each measuring 11” by 11”, at a cost of $25.


Spring is here. The chipmunks are coming out of their burrows, crocuses are pushing their fragile heads into the pale March sunlight and IU’s gardeners are ready to get their fingers green.


Last year was a bad year for Indianapolis-based pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly. The company faced a continued fall in stock price, government fines and bad publicity. This year looks no better. Last week, Lilly agreed to an $18.5 million settlement with the Arkansas Attorney General’s office over false advertising of the antipsychotic drug Zyprexa.


Jan 28, 2010 12:49 am

IU breaks ground in enzyme research

For most students the worst consequence of drinking alcohol is a bad headache and maybe a bad – or blank – memory.But for some of the 2,500-plus students of Asian ancestry at IU, alcohol can cause far more serious health problems.Researchers at IU-Purdue University Indianapolis and Stanford University have made an important breakthrough in the treatment of this liver deficiency. They have discovered a molecule, called Alda-1, that can repair the malfunctioning parts of the liver.


Jan 21, 2010 12:05 am

The massive, the minute

The Large Hadron Collider at the European Organization for Nuclear Research in Switzerland reopened in October after two years of repairs.


Papers can be a real drag. Long hours, pots of coffee, slaving over a keyboard until eyes turn square. Then the paper is handed in, marked up and forgotten.


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