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Archive: November 2018

11.19.2018

Engineers use game theory to quantify threats of cyberattacks on power grid

By Mike Krapfl, Iowa State University News Service

Iowa State’s Manimaran Govindarasu and Sourabh Bhattacharya are turning to game theory to help quantify threats of cyberattacks on the power grid. They’re also developing cybersecurity tools that could help protect the grid and could be adapted to other cyber-physical infrastructure such as oil, natural gas and transportation systems. Their research is supported by a…

11.08.2018

Singing may reduce stress, improve motor function for people with Parkinson’s disease

By Angie Hunt, Iowa State University News Service

Singing may provide benefits beyond improving respiratory and swallow control in people with Parkinson’s disease, according to new data from Iowa State University researchers. The results from the pilot study revealed improvements in mood and motor symptoms, as well as reduced physiological indicators of stress. Researchers say the improvements among singing participants are similar to…