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Found 40 articles for July 2017.
 
New biosynthetic pathway unique to pathogenic microorganisms
7-July-2017

Scientists have discovered a unique biosynthetic pathway for D-Glutamate, an important cell wall component in pathogenic bacteria, which could lead to the development of medicines and agricultural chemicals.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Medicine
 
Going to extremes to predict natural disasters
9-July-2017

A systematic approach to selecting and configuring statistical models improves predictions of extreme events.

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Contact: Carolyn Unck Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
Nanoparticles take a bite out of infections
9-July-2017

Spiky-shaped additives help antimicrobial coatings sense and inhibit bacteria growth on dental devices.

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Contact: Carolyn Unck Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
Seagrass meadows - Critical habitats for juvenile fish and dugongs in the east coast Johor islands
10-July-2017

Scientists at University of Malaya, Malaysia, have found that the seagrass meadows in Johor harbor three times more juvenile fish than coral reefs. They also found that the dugong herds there prefer certain types of meadows over others.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya Category: Science
 
Is Microstructural Integrity of White Matter Tracts Affected in Older Fallers? A DTI Study.
13-July-2017

Researchers from Malaysia assessed the whole brain microstructural integrity of major nerve tracts among older fallers and non-fallers. They proposed the potential synergistic relationship between blood pressure fluctuations with standing, balance disorders and structural brain abnormalities observed among fallers.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya Category: Medicine
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