Argentine ants will do anything for sugar, but they won't do this

It might seem like common sense that a starving animal is more likely to take dangerous…

A novel interfacial regulated broadband photocatalyst

Extending the light absorption from ultraviolet (UV) to near-infrared (NIR) region and improving photocarrier separation efficiency…

A commercial real estate agent's gender does matter—to the seller

Does gender matter in commercial real estate transactions? Not in the outcome of the sale, but…

Helping acoustic concepts resonate with students

“I am sitting in a room, different from the one you are in now.” With these…

Coupled computer modeling can help more accurately predict coastal flooding, study demonstrates

When Hurricane Florence hit the coast of North Carolina as a Category 1 storm in 2018,…

You're never too busy for self-gifting, study finds

People who are feeling tense due to demands at work or home tend not to reward…

NASA's Perseverance rover collects two samples of Martian regolith

NASA’s Perseverance rover snagged two new samples from the Martian surface on Dec. 2 and 6.…

Germicidal UV lamps: A trade-off between disinfection and air quality

When winter chill strikes, people stay indoors more often, giving airborne pathogens—such as SARS-CoV-2 and influenza—prime…

The secret to STEM diversity may lie in peer mentorship

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently published a paper in Nature Communications showing that…

Research team develops a wearable dataset for predicting in-class exam performance

Stress has a negative impact on physical health, reduces work productivity, and results in significant annual…