ATLANTA—Andrew Gewirtz, a professor in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, has received a four-year, $1.35 million federal grant to study how emulsifiers affect bacteria in the intestinal tract and cause chronic inflammatory diseases in the gut.
Gewirtz will examine how the widely used food additive disturbs the relationship between the gastrointestinal… more »
ATLANTA—Chimpanzees’ personality traits are linked to the anatomy of specific brain structures, according to researchers at Georgia State University, the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and the University of Copenhagen.
The findings, published online in the journal NeuroImage in August, reveal that both gray-matter volumes of various frontal cortex regions and gray-matter… more »
ATLANTA—Monkeys perceive visual illusions in the same way great apes and humans see them, according to researchers at Georgia State University.
The findings, published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Learning and Cognition in August, indicate humans and monkeys perceive and misperceive the world similarly, which reflects resemblances in these species’ perceptual systems… more »