Lead pollution from Native Americans attributed to crushing galena for glitter paint, adornments
Native American use of galena at Kincaid Mounds, a settlement occupied during the Mississippian period (1150 to 1450 CE), resulted in more than 1.5 metric tons of lead pollution deposited in a small lake near the Ohio River. New data from IUPUI researchers found the lead did not originate from this Southern Illinois settlement but instead was brought to the site from other Midwest sources.
'Project EPIC at IUPUI' aims to address inequities among women in STEM ranks
INDIANAPOLIS -- Thanks to a National Science Foundation ADVANCE grant, IUPUI will begin implementing programs to improve the institutional climate and to address inequities in the representation, retention and advancement of women, particularly women of color, in the tenured ranks of science, technology, engineering and mathematical science departments.