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Tracking ocean salinity from space using colour [Asia Research News 2019 Magazine]
22-March-2019

Ocean colour could serve as a reliable proxy for salinity, opening the door for more frequent and detailed measurements.

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Contact: Pertanika Journals Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
 
HKUST Scientists Discover How RNA Polymerase II Maintains Highly Accurate Gene Transcription with High-Performance Computing
21-March-2019

Scientists from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) have recently uncovered the mechanisms of how RNA polymerase II performs intrinsic cleavage reaction to proofread RNA transcriptions, shedding light on how mis-regulation of accurate transcription can lead to diseases including cancer and Alzheimer’s disease.

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Contact: Lindy Wong Institution: The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
 
Histamine-inducing drugs improve long-term memory recall
20-March-2019

The drugs aided retrieval of long-term object memories in both mice and humans.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Growing international collaboration not yet enough to halt decline in Japan’s research output
20-March-2019

The Nature Index 2019 Japan supplement shows that global research performance in Japan continues to fall, but the number of international research partnerships is increasing

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Contact: Elizabeth Hawkins Institution: Springer Nature
 
HKUST to Build the First Quantum Optics Camera in Greater China
20-March-2019

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) will build a new kind of camera using a new approach of quantum optics. The camera is set to help solve unanswered questions in astrophysics and cosmology, such as how light originates and varies around the black hole, in the hope of deciphering information emitted from there.

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Contact: Lindy Wong Institution: The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
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