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Turning a toxoplasma protein into a tool against infection

Medicine09 May 2017University of Malaya
Understanding how the toxoplasmosis parasite invades cells could result in a vaccine candidate against the disease.
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The cancer-killing power of plants

Medicine, Science09 May 2017Asia Research News
Researchers are uncovering specific ways that plant extracts target and kill cancerous cells in the breast and colon.
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Mitigating floods with an electronic brain

People, Technology09 May 2017Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
A computer model that can ‘learn’ like a human brain could help water resource managers reduce damage in cases of extreme flooding.
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Spinal injury: The healing power of the brain

Medicine03 May 2017Qatar University
Neural stem cell therapies could eventually play a role in treating spinal cord injuries.
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Increasing the capacity of optical transmission

Technology03 May 2017The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
A multilevel modulation format developed by University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus researchers shows clear advantage in achieving longer fibre-transmission distances.
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Shining light on disease

Medicine03 May 2017Nagoya University
Cyanine dyes could improve the efficiency of using molecular probes to identify, for example, the presence of a virus or a tumour receptor.
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Smart homes enhance seniors' safety

Technology03 May 2017Singapore Management University
Sensors are being used to increase the safety of seniors living independently in their own homes.
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A pain-free testing device for diabetes patients

Medicine, Technology01 May 2017The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
A new biological sensor can detect glucose levels in saliva more accurately and cost-efficiently than the conventional blood test.
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Rohingya refugees from Myanmar: Negotiating a better life

Culture, People01 May 2017Asia Research News
Rohingya refugees living in a camp in Bangladesh have developed a multi-dimensional social fabric that is more complex than the common refugee narratives depicted in some reports.

Inkjet-printed batteries bring us closer to smart objects

Technology01 May 2017Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)
A rechargeable power source printed onto normal paper using a standard inkjet printer could pave a new way for a wide range of ‘smart’ objects.

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