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Hunting for black holes, best way to nap, pineapple prosthesis & more!🍍
October 2023: Hunting for supermassive black holes, Coastal survival at risk, Calcium and dead cell clean-up, Two naps are better than one & Pineapple leaf prosthetics.
Carbon capture, artificial mussels🐚, electric joyrides⚡️, research monitoring & more!
September 2023: Capturing carbon dioxide, Shells go nuclear, Worms surf electric fields, Brain repair & Creating matter from light. Plus from our blog: Monitoring research for further impact.
Dancing molecules, earliest human journeys to Asia & more! 💃🏽
July 2023: Illuminating the molecular ballet in living cells, Charting the voyage of marine plastics, A glimpse into the origins of life & Earliest human journeys to Asia. Plus Submissions open for Asia Research News 2024.
Key protein for sperm, physics behind gel formation & frog race 🐸
June 2023: A key protein for sperm maturation identified, Understanding gel formation, Urine test predicts organ diseases, A laser drills holes in a graphene film. Plus in our blog - The 🐸frogs of Borneo: more than just a race.
Multiple first stars, fighting autoimmune diseases, science writer's career & more!
April 2023: AI finds the first stars ✨were not alone, Auto-switch for large electronic devices, A metabolite against autoimmune diseases, & Converting fruit waste 🍊🍉into solar stills. Plus in our blog: A career worth doing, a life worth living.
Restoring kidney function, fish identify their face in photos & ARN2023
March 2023: Scientists restore impaired kidney for the first time, How fibre composite fails when wet, Cleaner fish recognize themselves in pictures 🖼️🐟& The source of black carbon in the sea. Read all in the latest Editor's Choice. Plus our magazine Asia Research News 2023 is out now 🎉!
Predicting rainfall patterns from tree rings, squid hydrogels & experts for journalists
February 2023: Tree rings forecast extreme weather in central Asia, Squid 🦑and chemistry make versatile hydrogels, James Webb telescope reveals the earliest galaxies & Reducing negative effects of screen time. Plus Experts for Media: Antimicrobial Resistance 🦠.
Overeating mechanism, hidden energy unveiled & Takeda's dengue vaccine in EU
January 2023: Why "eating just one chip"🍟 is impossible, Measuring hidden energy of gamma-ray bursts, Marine species that can adapt to ocean acidification & A rough start can lead to a strong bond. Plus our interview: New EU approval accelerates quest for global protection💉
How bats tolerate viruses, water splits from water & more!
December 2022: Understanding how bats🦇tolerate viral infections, Material separates water from...water, The virtual sense of touch polished to next level. Plus COVID-19 negatively impacted early-careers and female researchers.
Virtual romance gets real, rare elements formed in star mergers
November 2022: Exploring virtual human-agent relationships, A fly protein gives clue for human cancers, Rare earth elements formed in neutron star mergers 💥, One-stop process for hydrogen production. Plus upcoming K4DM exhibition "Through Eyes of Leadership: Women of Shan State"
How a virus induces heart inflammation, Dark matter filled galaxy & more!
October 2022: Small neighboring galaxy filled with dark matter detected with gamma rays, How a virus induces heart inflammation, Shedding light on the happy hormone & Microfossils may hold key evolution clues. Plus upcoming event KNOWLEDGE MARKETPLACE – Bangkok 2022: Exchanging of ideas for a Democratic Myanmar.
Hidden genome revealed, plus crystal engineering
September 2022: Linked lanthanides shine light on crystal engineering, New technique reveals hidden genome, Red, white and blue alerts for dangerous bacteria & Windows gain competitive edge over global warming. ARN 2022 magazine pick - Floating sensors to gather ocean data.
The Story Behind The New Dengue Vaccine & Hibernating Superpower
August 2022: Researchers have made perovskite solar cells more efficient and stable, A new cause of Parkinson's related cell death, Hibernating superpower is in the blood, Common mechanism for cancer and atherosclerosis, COVID-19 antibody skin-based test. ARN 2022 pick - The evolutionary history of puddle frogs.
Time machine, custom suits for worms & virtual training relieves stress
July 2022: Researchers create 'time machine' to study ancestor galaxies, Robotics engineers pay attention to matters of the heart, Custom suits for delivery worms, Tough, light structures with superior impact resistance and Virtual training can reduce stress and anxiety. Also this month's Image & ARN 2022 pick - Better memristors for brain-like computing.
Dinos, Cell-Sorting Trampolines & Compression Sock Debate
June 2022: New dinosaur species used claws to graze along the coast, More accurate rainfall predictions, Magnetism helps futuristic cell research, Do compression garments facilitate muscle recovery? Science journalism and why it matters for democracy & this month's ARN 2022 pick - Lessons from the dead.
Molecular deliveries, muonic x-rays & vaccine hesitancy
May 2022: Molecular robots work cooperatively in swarms, LED lights made from rice husk, Muonic x-rays safely see inside samples, Making a luminescent material shine brighter and How to counter vaccine hesitancy & ARN22 pick - Absorbing impact: Inside the Head of a Woodpecker.
Bacteria Hitchhikers, Ancient Air, And New Muscle Model
April 2022: Bacteria hitchhike on red blood cells, New model simulates effects of exercise on muscles, Argon found in air of ancient atmosphere, Revealing emergent elastic fields of chiral crystals & our ARN 2022 pick
ARN2022 is here! And how microgravity worms help astronauts
March 2022: Microgravity worms help solve astronaut muscle problems, CO2 recycling and drug development, Remote control of robot hand, Enabling the study of diverse Hepatitis B & see our latest magazine.
Dinosaur success secret, & how it all began
February 2022: Low volcanic temperature ushered in global cooling and thriving dinosaurs, Broccoli compound induces cell death in yeast, A single molecule makes big splash in quantum mechanics, Dengue virus makes mosquitos bite more often & hear from our Founder
To the edge of the galaxy + Nanodiamonds
January 2022: Unveiling substructures at the edge of the Galaxy, Nanodiamonds key to efficient hydrogen purification, How SARS-CoV-2 evades our immune system, A Zika hijacking with devastating impacts & Finding the right story for your audience
120-year-old reaction reimagined + omicron
December 2021: Micro-plastics cross blood brain barrier, Stomach cancer atlas, Omicron variant isolated, 120-year-old reaction turned on its head and a podcast: Decentralization and Democracy in Myanmar.
Growing mini-brains, improving weather forecasts + more
October 2021: Miniature brains mimic critical features of Parkinson's disease, better weather forecasting with satellite data, light does the twist for quantum computing, new insights into embryonic development & submissions for Asia Research News 2022!
Primordial time capsules & current vaccines
September 2021: Magnetic patterns in meteorites, Treating mitochondrial diseases, underwater sensors and a broad COVID-19 vaccine. Get in Asia Research News 2022!
Reversing Alzheimer's & exploring early Earth
July 2021: Promising treatment to reverse dementia, a newly identified climate pattern, exploring early Earth ecosystems...
Kids and robots: hands-off and hands-on
June 2021: Hands-off discipline approach for kids, while robot hands get a better design. Plus nucleosomes and marine biodiversity.
How long does immunity last?
April 2021: COVID-19 antibodies, cancer-fighting hydrogels, how the brain organizes information, and the 'poor man's q-bit'.
IWD Success! Plus Muons, Birds, Neurons & Floods
March 2021: International Women's Day, the first images of muon beams, research about neural stem cells, flood prediction and how light and noise affect birds.
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How cells stick together
January 2021: Researchers see how a protein tells cells to stick together during development; plus better tech for AI, detecting herbicides in drinking water.
How does a spray turn objects into tiny robots?
December 2020: A magnetic spray makes objects walk, crawl and roll; plus the universe's temperature and COVID-19 insights.
Stem cell and asteroid surprise
October 2020: Genes regulating stem cells in 48 mammals are surprisingly similar; ancient asteroid rewrites history; plus a saliva test for silent COVID carriers.
Secret to longer life in nematodes?
September 2020: Tinkering with proteins in C. elegans extends their lifespans. The same proteins exist in humans, offering an intriguing target for longevity studies.
Hibernation in mice. Are humans next?
July 2020: Researchers spark a hibernation-like state in mice, a species that does not normally hibernate; plus, we're podcasting!
Meet the 'Swiss army knife' of gene expression
June 2020: What happens when the master regulator of protein production malfunctions? Plus, the cat genome decoded!
Science stories you might have missed...
April 2020: Finnish genes tell a unique story about diabetic kidney disease; and a new treatment approach for kids with ADHD.
Good news for mangrove conservation, for now
March 2020: The loss of mangrove forests is slowing; plus, how malaria hides from immune cells and how neutrinos saved the universe.
Young Volcano Discovered, Plus The 2020 Issue Is Here!
January 2020: A young volcano is discovered in the Pacific Ocean, and punching holes in solar cells turns them transparent.
Genetics of birdsong
December 2019: Researchers uncover gene expression differences that lead to distinct songs between bird species. Plus, could planets be orbiting black holes?
Release the killer electrons!
October 2019: Moving towards safer and more effective cancer radiation; and hints to the origins of life.
Fireworms, heatwaves and a contest
September 2019: A new fireworm species is discovered in Hong Kong; plus researchers identify the driver of Europe's heatwaves.
How bleach transforms air filters
July 2019: A common skin bleach makes air filters last longer in humid and wet conditions; plus, extreme weather and symmetry.
Imaging live brain cells
June 2019: A fluorescent marker enables live imaging of brain immune cells, called microglia; plus Pluto's hidden ocean.
The far side of the moon and beyond
January 2019: More than 100 exoplanets identified; China's lunar probe; fish ears; memorable quotes.
Radio waves from Cat's Paw Nebula ?
December 2018: Tuning into radio waves from space; mimicking the sense of human touch; sucking water from thin air.
Radioactive afterglow & heavy elements, a new approach
April 2019: Determining the cosmic origins of precious and rare earth metals; peaking into lymph nodes; slowing nerve degradation.
Science on film, and women's research in Myanmar
March 2019: Watch: Simple organisms, complex behavior; graphene-based supercapacitors; research in Myanmar.
Supernovas, synapses and skin speakers
October 2018: Supernova explosions reveal star mass; mimicking human synapses; turning skin into speakers.
Seafood surprise, memory foam for bones, and more
September 2018: Global fisheries could become more profitable despite climate change; how neurons signal for help; breaking into that circle at conferences.
Growing stem cells and snowflakes
July 2018: New device encourage neural stem cell growth; plus interview prep tips and growing snowflakes.
Finding Nemo's genes, growing flexible diamonds and detecting lead
June 2018: Programming synthetic molecules to turn genes on; finding Nemo's genes; growing flexible diamonds.
CRISPR, supernovas and super smart contacts
March 2018: Amateur astronomer captures extremely rare event; detecting blood sugar in the blink of an eye.
A urine test for cancer
January 2018: You've heard of 'pee on a stick' for pregnancy tests. How about cancer?; moth buzzes back to life after 130 years
Biodiversity, billiards and licorice
December 2017: New orangutan species discovered; licorice and Parkinson's; China's air quality.