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Improving DNA-detecting transistors
23-February-2017

Graphene-based transistors could soon help diagnose genetic diseases. Researchers in India and Japan have developed an improved method for using graphene-based transistors to detect disease-causing genes.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science
 
Dramatic increases in China’s economic exposure to earthquakes, study shows
24-February-2017

China’s economic exposure to earthquakes has dramatically increased since 1990, researchers from Beijing Normal University have found.

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Contact: Alison Hadley Institution: IOP Publishing
 
First detection of an artemisinin-resistant malaria parasite contracted in Africa
22-February-2017

Africa now joins Southeast Asia in hosting parasites partially resistant to the first-line antimalaria drug, artemisinin.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Up in the air over Arabia: Studying dusty air has both local and global significance
21-February-2017

KAUST studies of the effects and transport of dust in the atmosphere yields insights about pollution, climate, agriculture, industry and health

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
High-sensitivity cameras reveal the atomic structure of metal-organic frameworks
20-February-2017

Highly sensitive electron cameras allow researchers to see the atomic structure of metal-organic frameworks.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
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