What is the Epigenome? What is Epigenetics?
Most people know that genetics is the study of genes, but what is epigenetics?
Study Finds Sucralose Produces Previously Unidentified Metabolites
Sucralose, a widely used artificial sweetener, is metabolized in the gut, producing at least two fat-soluble compounds, according to a recent study using rats.
Biosensor Allows Real-Time Oxygen Monitoring for ‘Organs-On-A-Chip’
A new biosensor allows researchers to track oxygen levels in real time in “organ-on-a-chip” systems.
Proposal Seeks to Improve Assessment of Drug Risks
A drug policy researcher is proposing a suite of changes to overhaul the Multi-Criteria Drug Harm Scale, which informs drug policies across Europe.
New System Allows Rapid Response to Heart Attacks, Limits Cardiac Damage
A new drug-delivery system allows rapid response to heart attacks without surgical intervention.
New Technique Uses Templates to Guide Self-Folding 3-D Structures
Researchers have developed a new technique to control self-folding 3-D structures.
Envisioning Research Winners Capture Insights Into the World Around Us
The winners of this year’s Envisioning Research contest demonstrate the many ways research offers new perspectives on our world.
Flow Chemistry Technique Offers Faster, Safer Way to Screen, Study and Optimize Industrial Chemical Reactions
Researchers have developed a flow-based high-throughput screening technology that offers a faster, safer and less expensive means of identifying optimum conditions for performing high-pressure/high-temperature catalytic chemical reactions.
Model Fuses Social Media, Remote Sensing Data With Goal of Identifying Nuclear Threats
A new model allows researchers to draw on normally incompatible data sets, such as satellite imagery and social media posts, to answer questions about what is happening in targeted locations.
New Microscopy Works at Extreme Heat, Sheds Light on Alloys for Nuclear Reactors
A new microscopy technique allows researchers to track microstructural changes in real time, even when a material is exposed to extreme heat and stress.