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17 Dec 2018
Chlorophyllum molybdites is the poisonous mushroom most frequently reported in Malaysia. The mushroom is confused with Termitomyces mushroom, the edible type. Researchers worked with clinicians and provide training for the doctors about the study of fungus, clinical management of mushroom poisoning and mushroom toxicology surveillance system.
University of Malaya
13 Dec 2018
This book presents the general neurosurgery problem-based learning that combines case studies and pathology illustration in a simple and easy to understand way. The book is currently published in Mandarin and is hoped to be translated to other languages in the near future.
13 Dec 2018
HKUST is joining forces with Haven of Hope Christian Service to develop solutions that could improve the quality of life for the elderly and their caregivers.
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13 Dec 2018
The present invention provides a method to produce black iron oxide nanoparticle slurry having a magnetite structure and homogenously disperse. It can be used as formed or mix with other medium.
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04 Dec 2018
A researcher at University of Malaya, Malaysia, has developed a real-time method based on specific Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) to detect dangerous bacteria causing foodborne diseases in raw chicken.
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27 Nov 2018
Research shows that up to 50 percent of cancer cases and deaths are preventable. Cancer prevention is the most cost-effective and sustainable long-term strategy for the control of cancer.
Hokkaido University
26 Nov 2018
Stressful events in the evening release less of the body’s stress hormones than those that happen in the morning, suggesting possible vulnerability to stress in the evening.
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23 Nov 2018
Tests show an association between how aggressive a tumour is and the levels of sugar and inflammatory proteins in the blood.
TRIM29 knockdown in mice
21 Nov 2018
Loss of a protein called TRIM29 promotes cancer cell invasion in a common type of skin cancer, suggesting a novel diagnostic marker and a possible therapeutic target.
14 Nov 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) reached strategic collaborative research framework agreements with China Resources Microelectronics Limited (CR Micro) and China Resources Life Science Industry Development Co., Ltd. (CR Life Science).
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07 Nov 2018
New research documents how modifications to RNA keep nerve junctions flexible.
University of Malaya
02 Nov 2018
UM researcher Dr. Chai Lay Ching was awarded the L'Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science National Fellowship for her research in developing a real-time method to detect dangerous bacteria causing food-borne diseases in raw chicken.
Brainwave recordings
01 Nov 2018
A new statistical tool for collectively analyzing large sets of brainwaves promises to accelerate neurofunctional research.
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31 Oct 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) recently developed a robotic arm to facilitate self-help and upper-limb mobile rehabilitation for stroke patients.
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30 Oct 2018
HKBU researchers have discovered a new nanomaterial which could enable the early detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.
Simple, mass production of giant vesicles using a porous silicone material
30 Oct 2018
A technique to generate large amounts of giant vesicle (liposome) dispersion has been developed. The technique involves adsorbing a lipid into a silicone porous material resembling a "marshmallow-like gel" and then squeezing it out like a sponge by impregnating a buffer solution.
Nanovehicle
29 Oct 2018
Nanomaterials that respond to cancer-specific stimuli show potential in the targeted delivery of treatments and imaging compounds, but many challenges remain.
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29 Oct 2018
Understanding the economic value of medicinal plants in Malaysia’s Bidayuh community could help develop a better conservation strategy.
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26 Oct 2018
A recent study from the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai, India & University of Lyon, France – brings a new hope for using ‘liquid-biopsy’ exosomal microRNA biomarkers (miRNAs) from urine to predict risk for kidney disease in diabetes patients.
Cell survival under different pretreatment conditions.
25 Oct 2018
The innate immune system may be able to be trained to react to viral infections more efficiently by repeated exposure to anti-viral signaling molecules.
Researchers
24 Oct 2018
A window opens for analyzing the distribution of small molecules in biological and medical tissue samples
22 Oct 2018
Modeling changes in brain activity over time provides deeper insights into learning and behavioral responses.
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17 Oct 2018
HIMSS AsiaPac18 will Feature Best Practice from Global Militaries in the International Military Health Information Technology (IMHIT) Track
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16 Oct 2018
TOKYO, JAPAN (October 15, 2018)--The Global Health Innovative Technology (GHIT) Fund today welcomed Ono Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Ono) to join GHIT as a new affiliate partner.
Collaborative research
16 Oct 2018
Xin Gao’s research is building bridges between computer science and biology.
12 Oct 2018
The 2018 Genome Expo was held at South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) to share the results of 10,000 Korean Genome Project (Genome Korea) and the research work presented by international researchers.
Polishing Japanese genome data with distant relatives
12 Oct 2018
A genome bank for the Japanese population can better identify rare genetic variants and disease susceptibilities by adding samples from distant areas of the country.
The tightest non-aminoglycoside ligand for the bacterial ribosomal RNA A-site
12 Oct 2018
A research group at Tohoku University has made a significant discovery with positive implications for the development of bacteria-fighting drugs. The aminoacyl-tRNA site (A-site) of the 16S RNA decoding region in the bacterial ribosome looks promising for a new era of antibiotic drug development.
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10 Oct 2018
Improved hygiene in the developed world could have a surprising consequence: higher rates of inflammatory bowel disease.
10 Oct 2018
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) celebrates the grand opening of Cellular Responses to Metabolic Stress Research Center (CRMSRC).

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