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Innate immune adaptor TRIF confers neuroprotection in ALS
16 Apr 2018
Researchers led by Nagoya University have revealed that deficiency of the innate immune adaptor TRIF significantly shortened survival time of ALS mice. This study uncoves the new roles of innate immunity in ALS pathomechanism and provides a clue to develop a new therapeutic approach for protecting ALS motor neurons.
13 Apr 2018
The School of Chinese Medicine of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) recently launched the territory’s first “Chinese Medical Formulae Images Database” in collaboration with the University Library.
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13 Apr 2018
Findings on how parasites cope with stress on a cellular level could aid the development of drugs that combat leishmaniasis, a tropical disease neglected by the pharmaceutical industry.
Hokkaido University
13 Apr 2018
Heat and cold waves affect people with certain health conditions differently, highlighting the need for tailored public service risk communication.
13 Apr 2018
Research shows that rats can detect tuberculosis in children with higher accuracy than standard microscopy tests.
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10 Apr 2018
A new compound shows promise for improving motor function recovery for stroke patients in combination with rehabilitation therapy. Human clinical trials for a new drug are underway.
Hokkaido University
05 Apr 2018
We are pleased to announce the inaugural publication of our research magazine “Tackling Global Issues.” This magazine series focuses on research contributing to the resolution of global issues such as an aging society, environmental pollution and resource shortages.
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04 Apr 2018
Researchers at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) have identified for the first time the culprit behind the causing of broad-spectrum bacterial resistance to peptide antibiotics.
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04 Apr 2018
A research team led by scientists from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has identified new Alzheimer’s disease (AD) genetic risk factors in the Chinese population.
One of the cattle with Johne’s disease showing significant weight loss. Photo provided by National Agriculture and Food Research Organization.
02 Apr 2018
A research team has unraveled the immunopathogenesis of Johne’s disease, a chronic bovine disease that has caused endemics in Japan and many other countries, placing financial burdens on cattle farmers.
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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