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Found 54 articles for May 2017.
 
At Last: Beautiful, consistent carbon belts
11-May-2017

Chemists have tried to synthesize carbon nanobelts for more than 60 years, but none have succeeded until now. A team at Nagoya University reported the first organic synthesis of a carbon nanobelt in Science. Carbon nanobelts are expected to serve as a useful template for building carbon nanotubes and open a new field of nanocarbon science.

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Contact: Ayako Miyazaki Institution: Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University Category: Technology
 
New timeline proposed for plate tectonics
11-May-2017

Graphic shows plate tectonics began far later than other theories propose, adding to the ongoing debate.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Science
 
Environment benefits from large middle class in some Asian countries
11-May-2017

A large middle class in Thailand and Indonesia is demanding more environmental protection; something not happening in other developing South-East Asian nations.

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Contact: Dr Nayan KANWAL, FRSA, ABIM, AMIS, Ph.D. Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Category: People
 
Nutrition Labelling and the Prepackaged Food Industry in ASEAN
14-May-2017

The issue of regulatory incoherence in nutrition labelling for the prepackaged food industry in ASEAN has been widely recognized. This study, commissioned by Food Industry Asia (FIA, Singapore), investigates the economic impacts of nutritional labelling on the industry to forward specific interventions for regulatory convergence in the region.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya Category: Business
 
Natural defense mechanism preventing cancer at the earliest stage
15-May-2017

A new study shows cells in the initial stage of cancer change their metabolism before getting eliminated by the surrounding normal cells, providing a novel target for developing cancer prevention drugs.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Medicine
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