Building a Sound Map of Raleigh – for Science
Sound can affect everything from human health to the well-being of wildlife, but there is very little data on the levels and types of sound in U.S. cities.
NC State Begins Implementing New ERA System
The Enterprise Research Administration system promises to streamline and simplify the complex work of managing research projects. Campus stakeholders will test and refine the system over the coming years.
New Personality Test is Faster – and Tougher to Trick
Psychology researchers have developed a new personality test that is both faster to take and much harder to manipulate by those attempting to control the outcome.
Building New Tools to Study the Epigenome
Researchers are developing molecular-scale tools that can monitor and/or modify the epigenome.
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.
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.
Plant Protein Complex Plays Larger Role Than Previously Known in Important Growth and Development Process
Little-studied plant cellular protein complex plays critical and surprising role in plant growth and development process.
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.