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04 Jan 2018
Hong Kong Baptist University scholars have invented a new class of cyanine compounds that can be used for detection, imaging and thus treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
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01 Jan 2018
Synchrotron study reveals oxygen’s influence on the chemistry that surrounds us.
Robot Swarm
01 Jan 2018
Coordinated robot swarms can achieve amazing feats, but even a single faulty unit can have serious consequences.
29 Dec 2017
An easy and reliable assembly approach, inspired by building blocks, challenges the current fabrication of electronic systems.
algal symbiont
29 Dec 2017
Jumping genes could make an alga, and its coral host, more tolerant to warming sea temperatures.
Pollen tube guidance by LURE within the pistil.
29 Dec 2017
~ Solving the cocrystal structure of a pollen tube attractant and its receptor ~
28 Dec 2017
Charcoal remains after a forest fire help decompose fine roots in the soil, potentially accelerating CO2 emissions in boreal forests.
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26 Dec 2017
An joint research team, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has introduced the Hybrid-SOEC system with highest reported electrochemical performance in hydrogen production.
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26 Dec 2017
An international team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has succeeded in developing a novel deuterium separation method, using a special class of metal organic frameworks (MOFs) whose pore dimensions change upon gas adsorption.
26 Dec 2017
Scientists have revealed more details of the molecular mechanism behind neuronal cell death in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a step forward to find ways to control progression of the disease.
25 Dec 2017
Hokkaido University researchers have uncovered a cellular protein that stabilizes a tumor promoting signaling pathway, suggesting a new target to treat prostate cancer.
21 Dec 2017
Call for Abstracts - Abstract Deadline: January 20, 2018 (Extended). Manuscript Deadline: May 15, 2018
Damselfish
20 Dec 2017
Some species of fish have special adaptive mechanisms that could improve their chances of surviving the greenhouse effect.
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20 Dec 2017
Creating teardrop-like gas cavities around metal spheres enables practically friction-free travel through liquids.
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20 Dec 2017
Trapping molecules on custom-designed porous surfaces becomes easier with a new model that unifies previous theories of adsorption.
Nunes
20 Dec 2017
Tailor-made membranes offer a cleaner method for the industrial-scale separation of chemical mixtures, says Suzana Nunes. But first we need to make their manufacture greener.
20 Dec 2017
Ugandan conservation leader Caroline Asiimwe is engaging the local population in a cooperative approach to preserve wildlife from illegal activities and ensure healthy ecosystems in her country.
20 Dec 2017
The Argentine scientist and TWAS Fellow shed new light on the origins of one of the world’s most prolific mountain ranges, and is continuing to research the complex history of South America’s ancient landscapes.
20 Dec 2017
As 2017 comes to a close, TWAS has named the winners of some its most prestigious prizes. One is a geoscientist whose works supports awareness of geological hazards in the Andes. Others focus on health, medicinal plants and novel theories of human economic behaviour.
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20 Dec 2017
A group of researchers from University of Malaya, Malaysia and Plymouth Marine Laboratory, United Kingdom are working on a 2-year project entitled “Using Nexus Thinking to Empower Community-based Management of Mangrove Fisheries”, which aims to advance the application of nexus thinking for sustainable management of mangrove fishery resources.
15 Dec 2017
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University announced the collaboration with the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, a centre of excellence established by the United States Food and Drug Administration and the University of Maryland, to provide science-based food safety training in Hong Kong and Shenzhen recognized by FDA.
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13 Dec 2017
Entomologist Gets First-ever Footage of the Lost Species in Primeval Jungles of Malaysia.
13 Dec 2017
A theoretical model will allow systematic study of a promising class of peculiar quantum states.
13 Dec 2017
Understanding how a fly modulates its feeding behavior could help fight obesity.
13 Dec 2017
A milk protein contained in gastro-resistant microcapsules could be used to give foods cancer-fighting, immune-boosting properties.
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13 Dec 2017
The Senior Connect Group is formed to promote health through social participation in a residential area. The researchers provide empathetic listening skill training for the seed group in the community. Three aspects were identified to increase awareness and mutual support: (1) prevention through education (2) medic alert (3) rehabilitative support.
Oil and water
12 Dec 2017
Silicon microelectronics and biomedical fields could benefit from a safe and cost-effective way to synthesize nanoparticles.
UV-LED
12 Dec 2017
High-speed communication systems based on ultraviolet radiation are now in sight.
12 Dec 2017
Franklin Bien, Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Dean of Public Relations at South Korea’s Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), has been selected awarded the 2017 IEIE Awards.

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06 Sep 2005
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03 Jan 2006
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