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Microorganisms can escape from a dead end by swimming
26 Mar 2018
Researchers at Tohoku University in Japan have shown that microorganisms can ingeniously escape from a dead end by swimming. The results pave the way to understanding the spread of infectious diseases.
MRI analysis of a patient with PSP-like symptoms showed severe atrophy of the bilateral hippocampus, mesencephalic tegmentum, cerebellum, and brainstem.
22 Mar 2018
Newly discovered gene mutations may help explain the cause of a disease that drastically impairs walking and thinking.
21 Mar 2018
Faster computations will allow researchers to see the finer details of brain activity in functional brain imaging.
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13 Mar 2018
A study conducted by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) finds that novice distance runners running with softer footfalls can reduce the risk of injury by 62%.
racemic propargylic alcohols
13 Mar 2018
HKUST Scientists Find New Way to Produce Chiral Molecules which may Bring Safer and More Affordable Medicine
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12 Mar 2018
Researchers from University of Malaya, Malaysia, aimed to develop a lateral flow-RPA technique to diagnose knowlesi malaria efficiently and rapidly.
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06 Mar 2018
The quality of life of young adults who survived cancer as children could improve due to a new understanding about why they age earlier than their healthy peers.
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05 Mar 2018
A new combination of chemical compounds could lead the way to more cost-effective stem cell cultures.
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01 Mar 2018
-Grants to support three teams in Singapore to prevent, intercept or cure myopia, cancer, liver disease
Fitness landscape of HIV envelope protein
26 Feb 2018
An international multi-disciplinary research team led by scientists at HKUST has discovered for the first time a computational framework that could map out the fitness landscape of a crucial protein in the HIV, potentially paving the way for rational design of a vaccine that may force the deadly virus to mutate into forms that lead to its demise.
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21 Feb 2018
A soft, stick-on patch collects, analyses and wirelessly transmits a variety of health metrics from the body to a smartphone.
Professor Jang-Ung Park's research team
21 Feb 2018
Researchers at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea, have succeeded in developing a new biosensing contact lens capable of detecting glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
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21 Feb 2018
A team of scientists, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), has unveiled that the bacterium Chromobacterium piscinae produces cyanide, an inhibitory molecule, to defend themselves in the battle against Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus HD100.
20 Feb 2018
Nanomaterial coating enables efficient delivery of CRISPR-Cas9 machinery into the cell.
Reshaping drug tests
20 Feb 2018
Researchers have improved on the currently available methods for screening drugs for heart-related side effects.
A new water-soluble warped nanographene.
19 Feb 2018
~ A new water-soluble nanocarbon triggers cell death when exposed to light ~
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16 Feb 2018
Fluorescent probe identifies tumor-initiating cells.
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14 Feb 2018
Innovative nanosensors improve detection of disease biomarkers in exhaled breath.
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13 Feb 2018
Very long-chain lipids in the most superficial layer of the tear film cause severe dry eye disease when they were shortened in mice - a result that could help develop new drugs for the disease.
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09 Feb 2018
Synthesis of a water-soluble warped nanographene and its application for photo-induced cell death
All authors of the paper are from HKBU
08 Feb 2018
HKBU's smart globular macromolecular machine vehicle for actively controlled cancer drug delivery
Reversing severe bone loss
08 Feb 2018
Researchers have identified a treatment for a rare bone loss disorder that might also lead to help for aging brittle bones.
The ebolavirus-like particle generated to investigate the mechanisms of Ebola virus entry.
08 Feb 2018
Researchers have identified a key process that enables the Ebola virus to infect host cells, providing a novel target for developing antiviral drugs.
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05 Feb 2018
The study, first of its kind in Qatar, developed a vancomycin population-specific dosing model, which will allow population-specific calculations of vancomycin pharmacokinetic parameters in individual patients in Qatar’s clinical settings, an important tool in vancomycin dosing and therapy.
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05 Feb 2018
New research reveals how chronic stress and tiny brain inflammations cause fatal gut failure in a multiple sclerosis mouse model.
Multiple ant-like transport of neuronal cargo by motor proteins
02 Feb 2018
Microtubules (roads made of proteins) extend throughout a cell for motor proteins (carriers) to deliver neuronal cargo packed with many kinds of materials required for life activity.
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31 Jan 2018
Researchers at Qatar University have provided an immense development in the field of fertilization and assisted reproduction technology by revealing major technical issues in the debate regarding the identity of the “sperm factor”.
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31 Jan 2018
A team of researchers from Hokkaido University and Kansai University has developed DNA-assisted molecular robots that autonomously swarm in response to chemical and physical signals, paving the way for developing future nano-machines.
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30 Jan 2018
Students from Qatar University College of Health Sciences (QU-CPH) Department of Biomedical Sciences, in collaboration with external researchers from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), innovated a unique approach to understand the underlying mechanism of a special type of leukemic cancer.

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