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.
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.
Intestinal Virus Study Shows Major Changes Associated With Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Study comparing healthy and diseased mouse intestinal tracts shows some unexpected changes in viral communities.
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.
Rapid Cloud Clearing Phenomenon Could Provide Another Piece of Climate Puzzle
Rapid and dramatic clearing of low cloud cover off the southwest coast of Africa could help climatologists understand how clouds affect Earth’s heating and cooling.
Cities as Study Proxies for Climate Change
Cities can be useful surrogates for studying climate change, according to NC State research.
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.