Scientists seek more evidence as New Mexico fossil find sparks skepticism

When researchers shook the scientific world in New Mexico last year with a discovery that appeared to be rewriting the history of the people of America, they said they expected their findings to be challenged. These challenges have arrived. Two new articles published within weeks try to cast doubt on whether fossilized human footprints unearthed … Read more

New research would make clearing roads in Iowa safer during a snowstorm

New research and technology could help guide Iowa snowplow drivers in white-out conditions and warn them of obstacles, improve driver safety, and keep roads open in low visibility conditions. The Iowa Department of Transportation is working with Iowa State University’s Institute for Transportation to develop a system that will allow its employees to “see” better … Read more