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Found 24 articles for December 2017.
 
Brittle Stars inspire new generation robots able to adapt to physical damage
14-December-2017

The invention of a robot made to adapt to unexpected physical damage is a significant breakthrough for machines made to function in tough environments.

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Contact: Naoko Odajima Institution: Tohoku University Category: Technology
 
A risk factor for drug-induced skin disease identified
6-December-2017

Researchers have identified a type of human leukocyte antigen (HLA) that is associated with the skin disease bullous pemphigoid (BP) in diabetic patients administered with DPP-4 inhibitory drugs.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Medicine
 
UNIST Researchers Develop Silicon Chip-based Quantum Photonic Devices
12-December-2017

An international team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea’s Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has presented a core technology for quantum photonic devices used in quantum information processing. Their work has been published in the November issue of the prestigious journal, Nano Letters.

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Contact: JooHyeon Heo Institution: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) Category: Science
 
HKBU Chinese medicine scholars develop new generation of tumour-specific aptamer-drug conjugate to treat cancer
14-December-2017

The toxic nature of chemotherapy poses a great challenge to clinical treatment of cancer. A team of scholars from the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) devoted their efforts to the development of a new generation of smart anti-cancer drug molecules.

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