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Opposing roles for two enzymes in heart failure
09 Oct 2018
Investigations in mice have identified molecular processes that could be explored as targets for treatment of heart failure with pulmonary hypertension.
Fluorescence images of pancreatic cancer micro-tumors
19 Sep 2018
A new cell culture platform allows researchers to observe never-before-seen behaviors of live cancer cells under the microscope, leading to explanations of long-known cancer characteristics.
18 Sep 2018
Dr. Sivaprakash Sengodan, 2015 Ph.D. graduate from South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), has been appointed as a professor at Imperial College of London.
Thuwal Ship
17 Sep 2018
A carbon source stemming from daily fish migrations is implicated in the global carbon cycle.
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30 Aug 2018
An team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has introduced a novel method that can solve issues associated with the thickness of the photoactive layers in OSCs.
30 Aug 2018
A team of researchers have discovered that terahertz (THz) wave irradiation activates the filamentation of actin protein.
16S rRNA Mutations
14 Aug 2018
A new method to analyse a commonly understood route for antibiotic resistance could lead to earlier detection of antibiotic resistant bacteria.
CryoEM image of ORC bound to origin DNA
03 Aug 2018
A research team led by scientists from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) have determined the three dimensional structure of the DNA replication machinery at atomic resolution for the first time in history.
Dojo loach
02 Aug 2018
A DNA probing technique clarifies the mechanism behind clonal reproduction of female dojo loach fish, also providing insight into the ancestral origin of the clonal population.
30 Jul 2018
Adding certain types of bacteria to soil could help protect plants against drought by activating a proton pump in root cells.
Treating dementia with the healing waves of sound
23 Jul 2018
Ultrasound applied to the whole brain in mouse models helped improve cognitive dysfunction, and clinical trials are now underway to investigate if the treatment could help human patients with dementia.
18 Jul 2018
South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) held he 2018 UNIST-Harvard SEAS Summer Exchange Program from June 25 to July 13, 2018 for a thorough study of "Photovoltaic Cells" and "Energy Storage Systems".
Tiled
11 Jul 2018
Software could transform underground imaging of fossil fuel reserves by providing unprecedented detail in record time.
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02 Jul 2018
A metal catalyst that gives distinct carbon-based molecular skeletons upon ligand change may unlock cost-effective, green synthetic routes.
neural stem cell differentiation
19 Jun 2018
HKBU scholars invent award-winning medical device for safe growth of neural stem cells using nanotechnology.
Zhi Wei Seh
09 Jun 2018
Half a century since the earliest lithium-sulfur batteries were invented, an A*STAR team is leading the race to bring them to the masses.
HAMDAN et al.
05 Jun 2018
An unexpected two-step mechanism occurs when cells copy DNA.
Human bronchial epithelial cells cultured with (right) or without (left) a calcium channel blocker (CCB) prior to exposure to IAV. Red signals show infected and replicated IAV. Treatment with CCB significantly suppressed IAV infections.
30 May 2018
After decades of research, a research team has discovered the key receptor molecule that enhances the infection of the influenza A virus, providing a novel target for anti-flu drug development.
A diploid cell (left) and a haploid cell (right) showing normal and abnormal orientation of chromosomes (purple) and microtubules (green) during cell division, respectively. (Yaguchi K., et al., Journal of Cell Biology, April 30, 2018)
25 May 2018
Scientists have unraveled how the cell replication process destabilizes when it has more, or less, than a pair of chromosome sets, each of which is called a genome — a major step toward understanding chromosome instability in cancer cells.
Professor Hyug Moo Kwon and Jun Ho Lee.
24 May 2018
A team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has unveiled that a gene, called TonEBP promotes the development and recurrence of liver cancer.
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24 May 2018
A team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has introduced new therapeutic treatments for Diabetic Nephropathy (DN), also known as diabetic kidney disease.
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15 May 2018
A team at Hong Kong Baptist University has developed the world’s first iridium(III)-based probes for imaging dopamine receptors in living cells. The discovery has enhanced the understanding of dopamine receptors in carcinogenesis, and the findings can be potentially developed as a novel early cancer detection technology.
Image of drugs acting on the mammalian circadian clock.
18 Apr 2018
Discovery of an anti-aging supplement that reduces jet lag in mice.
17 Apr 2018
3 Co-located Conferences | 300+ Senior Pharma Attendees | 60+ Expert Speakers
17 Apr 2018
A delegation from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) won top prizes, including three Gold Medals with Congratulations of Jury, one Gold Medal, and an award of excellence from Romania, at the 46th International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva held in Switzerland from 11 to 14 April 2018.
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.
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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.
Photo of rose leaves (after 0 hours and 8 hours) sprayed with various stomata closing compounds.
09 Apr 2018
Controlling plant pore openings for drought tolerance and delay in leaf withering
Molecular assemblies on graphene grow in perfect orientation by atomic force microscopy (AFM) tip scanning.
22 Mar 2018
~ A fluke discovery could pave the way towards improved graphene-based electronics ~

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