Cedar Rapids

Can tapioca replace corn as the main source for starch sweeteners?

With the availability of novel enzymes and processes designed to break down tapioca starch into sugars that can then be used to produce sweeteners such as…

UI engineers conduct residential soils study, one of few such U.S. studies ever done

The authors of the study, published in the November online edition of the journal Environmental Pollution, collected soils in the residential areas of downtown…

Model aims to reduce disaster toll on city's social, economic fabric

“The model works for any type of disaster that influences the infrastructure,” said Makarand Hastak, head of construction engineering and management and a…