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Found 31 articles for May 2018.
 
HKBU develops world-first metal-based probes for detection of dopamine receptors, a cancer biomarker
15-May-2018

A team at Hong Kong Baptist University has developed the world’s first iridium(III)-based probes for imaging dopamine receptors in living cells. The discovery has enhanced the understanding of dopamine receptors in carcinogenesis, and the findings can be potentially developed as a novel early cancer detection technology.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University Category: Medicine
 
Unravelling the mystery of black hole formation [Asia Research News 2018 feature]
11-May-2018
 
Mimicking a sweet solution to mop up pollution
11-May-2018

A fast and safe method to prepare a 3D porous material that mimics the shape of a honeycomb could have broad applications from catalysis to drug delivery or for filtering air to remove pollutants or viruses.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Technology
 
Detecting mercury with gold [Asia Research News 2018 Inventions and Innovations]
14-May-2018

Researchers in Ireland have found a strong contender for a portable mercury sensor: individual gold nanorods.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science Category: Technology
 
Improving remote detection of hazardous radioactive substances [Asia Research News 2018 feature]
15-May-2018
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