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Chair-professor Dae Won Moon in the Department of New Biology (left) and Research Fellow Jae Young Kim in the Department of Robotics Engineering (right)
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
09 Aug 2019
DGIST Research Fellow Jae Young Kim and Chair-professor Dae Won Moon’s team developed a mass spectrometric technology using graphene substrate and continuous wave laser without complex sample preparation. Expected to be used for precise medical diagnosis and surgery with easy high-resolution analysis image processing.
Professor Seong-Woon Yu in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at DGIST (right), Seonghee Jung in the M.S.-Ph.D. Integrated Program in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at DGIST (left)
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
09 Aug 2019
Chronic stress induces autophagic death of adult hippocampal neural stem cells (NSCs). Expected to offer new opportunities for development of early treatment options for stress-associated brain diseases.
Tohoku University
07 Aug 2019
Researchers at the Center for Innovative Integrated Electronic Systems (CIES) at Tohoku University have successfully observed microscopic chemical bonding states in ultrathin MgO - an important determinant in STT-MRAM performance. The observation was carried out via an angle-resolved hard X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (AR-HAXPES) in collaboration with Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (JASRI) at its Spring-8 Synchrotron Radiation facility.
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
07 Aug 2019
Sexual violence against women and girls in rural India remains a largely unaddressed, hidden issue.
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
06 Aug 2019
A research project aims to explore links between workplace violence with women’s position at home and inform on policies, interventions, and social dialogue at the community, enterprise, sector, and/or national level.
Senior Researcher Changsoon Choi from DGIST Department of Smart Textile Convergence Research (left) and Dr. Sungwoo Chun from Sungkyunkwan University (right)
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
06 Aug 2019
Senior Researcher Changsoon Choi's team at DGIST and Dr. Sungwoo Chun at SKKU developed a new tactile sensor mimicking human skin. Can recognize more sensitive tactile than the existing sensors... Expected to contribute greatly to the development of artificial skin.
Hokkaido University
Hokkaido University
05 Aug 2019
Two known gene mutations induce pathways that enhance pancreatic cancer’s ability to invade tissues and evade the immune system. Researchers report the molecular details of this process providing insights into druggable targets for immunotherapies.
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
05 Aug 2019
Malaysia seeks alternative solutions to prevent and treat infectious diseases in shrimp.
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
02 Aug 2019
Rising global temperatures will increase the frequency and severity of heat waves in India. This increase has a considerable impact on the health of vulnerable communities and the rate of fatalities in the region.
Hokkaido University
02 Aug 2019
Scientists have succeeded in reducing levels of the bovine leukemia virus (BLV) in cows with severe infections by combining an immune checkpoint inhibitor and an enzyme inhibitor. The finding could be utilized to control other diseases in cattle, and perhaps in humans someday.
Hokkaido University
02 Aug 2019
Researchers reveal previously undiscovered hot spots on the surface of bacteria’s critical enzyme, which could guide novel approaches to antibiotic design.
Hokkaido University
31 Jul 2019
The rise in temperature and precipitation levels in summer in northern Japan, has negatively affected the growth of conifers and resulted in their gradual decline, according to a 38-year-long study in which mixed forests of conifers and broad-leaved trees were monitored by a team of researchers from Hokkaido University.
Asia Research News Partnerships
31 Jul 2019
Now in its 12th edition, the Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) is a premier platform in Asia for energy insights, partnerships and dialogues, which brings together the world’s leading conferences, exhibitions and roundtables in one week, one location.
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Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
29 Jul 2019
- Can analyze 100 times more data 14 times faster than existing technology - Expected to be used in big data machine learning and various industry fields in the future
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Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
29 Jul 2019
DGIST made Small AESA radar system with a super-resolution algorithm. Expects to make huge contributions to strengthening of Korean industries and defense capabilities with domestic technology.
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Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
29 Jul 2019
Professor Jae Dong Lee’s team developed anomalous current and suggested a control mechanism by forming valley domain. Valley domain will become new killer contents of 2D semiconductor technology.
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Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)
29 Jul 2019
Researchers from the School of Chinese Medicine at Hong Kong Baptist University have found that the abnormal rise of a soluble protein called Nerve Growth Factor is a key factor linking early life stress to the development of irritable bowel syndrome.
Adenine deaminase fused nSpCas9-NGv1 can induce the A-to-G substitution in the target sequence with NG PAM
Ehime University
29 Jul 2019
Researchers in Japan have developed a new genome editing technology in rice.
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Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
29 Jul 2019
A molecule-trapping material that normally degrades in water remains stable after two years of humidity exposure when treated with a common skin bleach.
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Hokkaido University
29 Jul 2019
The Turkestan cockroach (commonly known as the red runner roach or rusty red roach), which is popular as food for pet reptiles, has an interneuron extremely sensitive to sex pheromones emitted by American cockroaches.
The Observation of Topologically Protected Magnetic Quasiparticles
Tohoku University
29 Jul 2019
A team of researchers from Tohoku University, J-PARC, and Tokyo Institute of Technology conducted an in-depth study of magnetic quasiparticles called "triplons." The team conducted the study with a low-dimensional quantum magnet, Ba2CuSi2O6Cl2, using neutron inelastic scattering by AMATERAS at J-PARC.
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Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU)
29 Jul 2019
Researchers have completed a successful clinical trial to detect and image radioactive tracers used in PET and in SPECT scans at the same time in a patient. It is hoped the method will enable doctors to scan patients for abnormalities in shorter times while reducing the amount of radiation patients would be exposed to.
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Springer Nature
29 Jul 2019
Major institutions in the US and China dominate the top ranks for output of quality research articles, but a new normalized Nature Index ranking reveals that some smaller institutes are punching well above their weight.
Tohoku University
29 Jul 2019
Applying large enough magnetic fields usually results in the disruption of superconducting states in materials, even at drastically low temperatures.
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Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST)
29 Jul 2019
Joint research team of Professors Jaeheung Cho and Daeha Seo in the Department of Emerging Materials Science developed a technology to control the generation of nitric oxide in cells. Proposed the possibility of additional research related to cell signal transfer.
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Ehime University
29 Jul 2019
It is believed that terrestrial planets were made from chondrites. However, geochemical observations have shown that the abundance pattern of volatile elements is inconsistent with chondrites. New high-pressure experiments suggest that F and Cl fractionation during magma ocean crystallization could explain the non-chondritic Earth's F/Cl ratio.
Altered Gene Expression May Trigger Collapse of Symbiotic Relationship
Tohoku University
29 Jul 2019
Researchers in Japan have identified the potential genes responsible for coral bleaching caused by temperature elevation.
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29 Jul 2019
DGIST Professor Yong Min Lee’s team in the Department of Energy Science and Engineering succeeded in developing an electrochemical model that can predict and analyze the electrochemical phenomena of the single particles of electrode active materials. Expects to be used in a single particle design research to improve cell efficiency.
Duke-NUS Medical School
29 Jul 2019
As people age, the way different areas of their brain communicate with one another change, affecting thought processes and attention span.
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Hokkaido University
29 Jul 2019
Early snowmelt increases the risk of phenological mismatch, in which the flowering of periodic plants and pollinators fall out of sync, compromising seed production.