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.
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.
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.
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.
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.