Soft Tissue Shows Jurassic Ichthyosaur Was Warm-Blooded, Had Blubber and Camouflage
Soft-tissue analysis of Jurassic ichthyosaur reveals they were most likely warm-blooded, had insulating blubber and camouflage coloration.
Salmonella, Gene Swapping and Antibiotic Resistance: Five Questions with Sid Thakur
Sid Thakur compared the genomes of over 200 different strains of Salmonella, looking for genetic similarities across strains. He spoke with the Abstract about what this work can tell us, and how it may help to keep us and our food supply safe.
Virtual Library of 1 Million New Macrolide Scaffolds Could Help Speed Drug Discovery
New virtual library of 1 million macrolide scaffolds could speed antibiotic, anti-cancer drug discovery
Researchers.One – A New Model for Open Access Publishing and Peer Review
Researchers develop genuinely open-access peer review publication platform they believe will promote academic freedom, broaden dissemination and even help improve the quality of scientific research.
Researchers Identify Promising Proteins for Diagnostic, Prognostic Use in ALS
Researchers have identified proteins that may be useful in both earlier diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and in more accurate disease prognosis.
Building Better Predictions From Polls
Inaccurate 2016 election predictions weren’t due to shy voters or flawed surveys, but to excessive averaging over multiple polls. An NC State statistician proposes a better model.
A Calculated Risk: Researchers Calculate Priority Index for Leptospirosis Risk in Brazil
In a bid to reduce Leptospirosis in Brazil, researchers have developed a risk-based priority index for all 26 Brazilian states, to help public health officials target areas most likely to be affected.
Salmonella Loves Hydrogen Peroxide – And Helps Your Body Make More of It
Salmonella is super effective in making us sick because it turns the body’s defense mechanism to its advantage. New research describes just how Salmonella does what it does.
Taking Their Vitamins: Researchers Find Bacterioplankton Rely on Environmental Vitamin B1 Rather Than Making Their Own
Researchers find that more bacterioplankton utilize vitamin B1 or B1 precursors from their environment than synthesize their own.
Not All Analyses Are Equal: Physicists Create Guidelines for Non-Equilibrium Measurements of Many-Body Systems
When it comes to non-equilibrium physics, not all assumptions are created equal.
Detecting Gluons Inside Pions: 5 Questions With NC State Physicists Patrick Barry and Chueng Ji
Researchers from NC State University have determined the probability of finding a gluon inside the pion. The Abstract talks with them about what this finding means for our understanding of how the universe works.
Rocky Road: Nanocars Roll, Hop and Skid Across Surfaces
A nanocar’s rolling wheels can move the vehicle in a straight line in distances up to 16 times its body length.
Math in Motion
An NC State mathematician and a dancer have worked together to create a unique modern dance performance that brings math concepts to life.
Computer Model Reveals Effect of Increased Cholesterol on Specific Ion Channel in Heart
Researchers use computer model to reveal interaction between cholesterol, ion channel involved in regulating heart's potassium levels.
Mucosal Environment of Older Pigs Helps Newborn Piglets With Intestinal Injury Recover
Researchers find that the intestinal mucosal environment of juvenile pigs can stimulate repair of intestinal injuries in newborn piglets.