‘Rounding Up’ Beats Traditional Fundraising Requests
What's the best way to solicit donations for charity?
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.
What’s the Value of Lost Recreation Days from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill?
How do you calculate the cost of people not showing up?
Rocky Road: Nanocars Roll, Hop and Skid Across Surfaces
A nanocar’s rolling wheels can move the vehicle in a straight line in distances up to 16 times its body length.
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.
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.
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.