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From abundant hydrocarbons to rare spin liquids
27-April-2017

Fuel such as petrol is made up of hydrocarbons - a family of molecules consisting entirely of carbon and hydrogen. Pigment and dye, coal and tar are made up of hydrocarbons too.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
New Model Could Help Predict Major Earthquakes
27-April-2017

A Nagoya University-led team reveals the mechanisms behind different earthquakes at a plate boundary on the west coast of South America, shedding light on historical seismic events and potentially aiding prediction of the future risk from these natural disasters.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University
 
Augmented reality at your fingertips
25-April-2017

A new tool uses genetic and clinical information to find the root cause of unexplained illnesses.

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Contact: Carolyn Unck Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Solving a cell membrane mystery
24-April-2017

Scientists have developed new fluorescent probes that prove the existence of cell membrane structures called ‘lipid rafts’, allowing researchers to study how toxins and viruses invade cells.

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Contact: Izumi Mindy Takamiya Institution: Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences at Kyoto University
 
New Breakthrough In Battery Charging Technology
24-April-2017

A new study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), introduced a new battery charging technology that uses light to charge batteries.

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Contact: JooHyeon Heo Institution: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)
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