Following the Path: Making Huge Calculations Predictable
New approach narrows down huge calculations – like those involved in quantum physics – by focusing on a single, predictive parameter.
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.
Prospective Teachers More Likely to View Black Faces Than White Faces as Angry
A preliminary study of prospective teachers finds that they are more likely to view the face of Black adults as angry compared to the faces of White adults.
Pesticide Resistance Arms Race
Fred Gould talks about the rising rates of herbicide and pesticide resistance and the current state of the resistance arms race.
Researchers Find Vitamin D Receptor Is Target for Disruption by Environmental Chemicals
Vitamin D receptor is target for disruption by environmental chemicals
Researchers Find Connection Between Genes, Response to Environmental Chemicals
Why do individuals respond differently to the same environment? Researchers find connection between genes, response to environmental Chemicals
Stress Really Can Make Young Adults Feel Older
Psychology researchers have found that stress can play a significant role in how old emerging adults feel, with every stressful event above the daily norm making many young people feel at least one year older.
Compounds Kill C. diff, Don’t Affect Other Gut Bacteria In Vitro
Compound holds promise for controlling C. difficile infections without affecting other bacteria in the gut.
New Tech Improves Ability to Reflect Sound Back to Its Source
Researchers have developed a device that reflects sound in the direction it came from, rather than deflecting it at an angle.
Study: Tax Havens and Limited Regulation Increase Risk for Shareholders
Some publicly held companies are incorporated in tax haven countries, ostensibly to increase value for shareholders. But new research finds that this can lead to practices that benefit executives at the cost of shareholders.