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Found 47 articles for June 2017.
 
World’s first success in asymmetric borylation of ketones
9-June-2017

A team of Hokkaido University researchers has developed the world’s first method to achieve the catalytic asymmetric borylation of ketones, a breakthrough expected to facilitate the development of new medicines and functional chemicals.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
Catalysis reveals ‘weak’ link
9-June-2017

Metal complexes found less stable in catalytic reactions than previously thought, which could warrant re-investigation of several reactions.

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Contact: ZIOC Laboratory Institution: Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences Category: Science
 
Unraveling the mysteries of Nipponosaurus
9-June-2017

Nipponosaurus sachalinensis - a controversial hadrosaurid dinosaur whose fossilized skeleton was unearthed in southern Sakhalin in 1934 - is found to be a valid taxon and a juvenile that had not reached sexual maturity.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
Short regulatory gene spotted
11-June-2017

Two proteins produced by a single gene interact to keep the genome in check

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Contact: Carolyn Unck Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
HKBU award-winning invention detects and alerts sleepy drivers
12-June-2017

To reduce accidents caused by fatigue driving, HKBU Computer Science scholar Professor Cheung Yiu-ming and his team have developed a system that detects drowsy drivers and alerts them simply using a generic smartphone.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University Category: Technology
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