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Sep 20, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

Study: Widely Used Nonprofit Efficiency Tool Doesn’t Work

The tool most often used to assess the efficiency of nonprofit organizations isn’t just inaccurate – it can actually be negatively correlated with efficiency.

Sep 10, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Aug 30, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Aug 27, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Aug 23, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Aug 21, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Aug 20, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Aug 20, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.

Aug 15, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

In the Wild and the Lab, Female Mosquitoes Get Choosy Quickly to Offset Invasions

Female mosquitoes show rapid genetic changes when threatened by invading cousin mosquitoes.

Aug 6, 2018  |  Research and Innovation

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.