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Study: Requiring landlords to disclose bedbugs cuts infestations, creates long-term savings

By Mike Krapfl, Iowa State University News Service

Chris Rehmann, associate professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering at Iowa State University, was part of a research team that developed a mathematical model to evaluate policies requiring landlords to disclose bedbug infestations. The model found that disclosing the pests is an effective way to reduce the prevalence of infestations. It also found disclosure…


Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust’s commitment of $3.5 million will advance biomolecular research at Iowa State University

By Iowa State University Foundation

The Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust of Muscatine, Iowa, has committed more than $3.5 million to transform biomolecular research at Iowa State University, making it a leader in advanced electron microscopy technology. The Carver Trust grant will help advance the second phase of the Iowa State University Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and…