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05 Mar 2019
A new scaffold expands to fill in bone defects and encourage tissue growth.
Measuring exercise abilities
04 Mar 2019
A group of Hokkaido University scientists and collaborators have developed a method that could be used to treat heart failure patients whose exercise capacity has been impaired.
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01 Mar 2019
An award-winning device employs nanotechnology to safely grow neural stem cells for replacement therapy research.
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22 Feb 2019
A gene-editing Trojan horse that sneaks up on osteosarcoma cells could help the fight against this aggressive childhood bone cancer.
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22 Feb 2019
Laboratory model breaks laws of heredity, opening up new research possibilities in genetics and synthetic biology.
15 Feb 2019
Ten projects led by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) (PolyU) have recently received funding support from the inaugurated Research Impact Fund (RIF) under the Research Grants Council (RGC). Among them, half of them are health-related, covering areas of drug development, detection of scoliosis, myopia control and food safety.
Professor Du-Seock Kang and Professor PannGhill Suh
23 Jan 2019
A team of researchers has discovered a key protein that serves as the basic element for the development of intracellular structure of nerve cells.
22 Jan 2019
Jun Ho Lee, a doctroral student in Life Sciences at South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), named a recipient of 2018 Life Science Awards.
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17 Dec 2018
Major study of 7,663 Malaysian women shows that breastfeeding, physical activity and soy intake are protective against breast cancer. The findings were from the Malaysian Breast Cancer (MyBrCA) genetic study and the Malaysian Mammographic Density (MyMammo) study.
13 Dec 2018
HKUST is joining forces with Haven of Hope Christian Service to develop solutions that could improve the quality of life for the elderly and their caregivers.
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27 Nov 2018
Research shows that up to 50 percent of cancer cases and deaths are preventable. Cancer prevention is the most cost-effective and sustainable long-term strategy for the control of cancer.
26 Nov 2018
Stressful events in the evening release less of the body’s stress hormones than those that happen in the morning, suggesting possible vulnerability to stress in the evening.
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07 Nov 2018
New research documents how modifications to RNA keep nerve junctions flexible.
02 Nov 2018
UM researcher Dr. Chai Lay Ching was awarded the L'Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science National Fellowship for her research in developing a real-time method to detect dangerous bacteria causing food-borne diseases in raw chicken.
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31 Oct 2018
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) recently developed a robotic arm to facilitate self-help and upper-limb mobile rehabilitation for stroke patients.
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30 Oct 2018
HKBU researchers have discovered a new nanomaterial which could enable the early detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.
Simple, mass production of giant vesicles using a porous silicone material
30 Oct 2018
A technique to generate large amounts of giant vesicle (liposome) dispersion has been developed. The technique involves adsorbing a lipid into a silicone porous material resembling a "marshmallow-like gel" and then squeezing it out like a sponge by impregnating a buffer solution.

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