08 May 2014
Newly detected ‘energy-clustering’ structures inside rare-earth nanoparticles generate intense violet light, which is ideal for studying photon-induced transformations
09 Oct 2013
The A*STAR Institute of Microelectronics and nanoX Imaging Ltd join forces to develop a new medical X-ray imaging detector
05 Jun 2013
The discovery of the oldest nearly complete skeleton of a primate, reported in this week’s Nature, provides insights into the earliest phases of primate evolution.
28 Sep 2012
An interview with Prof. Young-Ho Lee of Hanyang University who brought the concept of ‘cord blood transplantation’ to Korea with the first successful cord blood transplant in 1998.
02 Sep 2012
A gene therapy approach for restoring cilia development and olfactory responses is reported online this week in Nature Medicine. These findings provide a proof-of-principle that gene therapy may be used in certain genetic disorders to rescue cilia development and restore sensory function.
01 Jul 2012
Greater functional connectivity between two brain regions previously implicated in the experience of pain predicts which back-pain patients will still be in pain a year after reporting problems, according to an article published in Nature Neuroscience this week.
28 Jun 2012
Analysis of the teeth of a 2-million-year-old hominin known as Australopithecus sediba, a relative of modern humans, reveals that they ate leaves, fruits and bark. The results, reported in Nature this week, suggest that these early hominins lived in a woodland environment.
24 Jun 2012
Two new drug candidates for treating radiation poisoning are uncovered in a study this week. Hartmut Geiger and colleagues use a genetic screen to identify new regulators of radiation sensitivity in mice and discover that a pathway that controls blood clotting and inflammation unexpectedly provides protection against radiation damage.
01 Jun 2012
From fish collagen for cosmetics and medical applications to multi-petaflop supercomputing, and environmentally responsive organic materials—the Tokyo Institute of Technology Bulletin contains the latest information about cutting edge research projects and related activities at Tokyo Tech.
27 May 2012
A study of the evolution of bird skulls from their primitive reptilian ancestors reveals that the skulls of adult birds are very similar to those of young dinosaurs. Retention of juvenile features in the adult may have had an important role in the evolution of bird skulls, according to the report in Nature this week.
15 Apr 2012
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25 Mar 2012
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18 Mar 2012
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06 Feb 2012
Research group headed by Professor Takashi Tsuji demonstrates in “Reinforcement of microfibril rescues microfibril disorder of Marfan’s syndrome”. Substantial advance in the development of novel strategy of Marfan’s syndrome.
06 Feb 2012
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22 Dec 2011
News from the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition
16 Dec 2011
Ichiro Taniuchi at the RIKEN Research Center for Allergy and Immunology is carrying out research to understand the mysteries of organism evolution by investigating the mechanism responsible for the differentiation of T cells.
28 Nov 2011
From materials to neuroscience and much much more - latest news from the Nature journals 27 November 2011
22 Sep 2011
The latest issue of JTAS unravels how biomarkers could help identify vulnerable species of shallow water fish (grouper), how semen qaulity can be improved during storage at low temperatures and explains why knowing the composition of a chicken carcass may be of use.
08 Sep 2011
Scientists at A*STAR’s Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) have made a landmark discovery to pave the way for more targeted solutions for cancer treatment and hope for cancer prevention.
06 Sep 2011
The largest ever pterosaur fossil discovered in Japan found in Tohuku
04 Sep 2011
Summaries of newsworthy papers: Medicine: Modified Mycobacterium offers new TB vaccine platform; Nature: Teaching old diabetes treatments new tricks; Geoscience: An imperfect analogue; Nature: Bird digits point out evolutionary changes; Genetics: Sequencing of colorectal tumors and more
19 Aug 2011
Summaries of newsworthy papers: Ageing: Keeping old mice young at heart; Stem cells: Bolstering bone density; Wheat can’t stand the heat
03 Jul 2011
Summaries of newsworthy papers: Geoscience: Warmth projected for subsurface oceans; Medicine: The myelin fix; Geoscience: Metal-rich mud; Generation of dopaminergic neurons from fibroblasts
08 Jun 2011
Summaries of newsworthy papers - Biology: Target for type 2 diabetes and obesity treatment; Comment: End the bias against non-native species; Virology: Modelling HCV; Quantum physics: Catching the wavefunction; Chemistry: Probing the air–water interface; Flies hot-foot it to safety; Stem cells: Mending a broken heart
30 May 2011
Summaries of newsworthy papers - Climate Change: Costing effective forest conservation; Immunology: An innate clue to asthma; Climate Change: Access to the Arctic; Medicine: BIN-ning muscle disease; Nanotechnology: A cool new microscope; And finally…Neuroscience: Success at suppression
22 May 2011
Summaries of newsworthy papers - Geoscience: Better earthquake risk maps needed; Chemical Biology: Commodity chemicals by design; Structural & Molecular Biology: Connecting genetics to diseases; Nanotechnology: A superconducting first near absolute zero; Genetics: Risk variant for prostate cancer in African-American men
18 Apr 2011
A mouthwash that may help prevent mouth cancer has been developed by researchers at Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). The plant based product could provide a non-alcoholic alternative to conventional products for the Islamic market.
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