Researchers using Drones for Disease Surveillance

Researchers at Iowa State University are using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) commonly known as drones for disease surveillance at experimental plots and agricultural fields. These drones have started playing the role of plant doctor, and are capable of detecting many kinds of stress plants might Continue Reading

Editorial: Hidden racial biases need to end now | Editorials | iowastatedaily.com

The nation is divided over race where people of color, especially the black community, face racial prejudice and discrimination much more than others. Source: Editorial: Hidden racial biases need to end now | Editorials | iowastatedaily.com

Editorial: Community engagement is important | Opinion | iowastatedaily.com

For the last couple of years, Ames and ISU Police Departments have been working hand in hand to set a stage where they can cordially interact with the student community of ISU over a variety of topics. Every year, both departments come up with a Continue Reading

Editorial: Malala’s visit to Pakistan is a good sign for the future | Opinion | iowastatedaily.com

Recently, Malala Yousafzai, the world’s youngest Nobel laureate, set foot in her hometown, Swat, Pakistan, for the first time after the Taliban attacked her. Malala was shot in the head by Taliban in 2012 for spearheading the campaign for women’s right to education in Swat. Continue Reading

Editorial: The importance of research at Iowa State | Opinion | iowastatedaily.com

At one point, Iowa State was best known only for modernized agricultural research, but today it is renowned for groundbreaking research in many walks of life.Since being established in 1858, Iowa state has made innovations throughout the years. From the founding of the College Herbarium (now Continue Reading

Editorial: States must protect net neutrality | Opinion | iowastatedaily.com

Last week, Montana Gov. Steve Bullock took lead by signing an executive order that necessitates all internet service providers to abide by net neutrality principles to work under state agreements. The agreement will force telecommunication companies to ensure equal access to all content on the internet Continue Reading

Editional: Additional screenings at airports causing uninvited travel delays | App Content | iowastatedaily.com

After 9/11, security screenings have increased at all U.S. entry points along with the birth of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), which aims to fortify security, standardize procedures and smooth air travel.However, the program did not add extra screenings on domestic traveling but subjected international Continue Reading

Editorial: Deporting Salvadorans hurts everyone | App Content | iowastatedaily.com

Last week, the Trump administration dropped a bombshell on El Salvador when officials from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced the termination of their Temporary Protected Status (TPS), a humanitarian program which allowed Salvadorans to live and work legally in the United States after Continue Reading

Editorial: Welcome back to the new year and a new semester | App Content | iowastatedaily.com

Welcome back to a chilly new year and a new semester, and for those who just joined Iowa State this semester, welcome to Iowa State University. We hope everyone returned refreshed, restored and prepared to engage again with their academic venture.As the semester has already begun Continue Reading