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Researchers discover new species of crab within the Qatar Marine Zone
20-June-2017

A team at Qatar University has discovered a new species of crab during an exploration trip on the research vessel Janan. The trip aimed to investigate marine benthic biodiversity within the Qatar Marine Zone.

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Contact: Abdel Magid Hamouda Institution: Qatar University
 
QU research shows prevalence of microplastics within the Gulf seawater
20-June-2017

Researchers in Qatar have documented the first evidence for the prevalence of microplastics within the Gulf seawater, specifically in the marine waters of Qatar.

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Contact: Abdel Magid Hamouda Institution: Qatar University
 
Levels of Serum Amyloid A in Bone Sarcomas Patients: Indicator of Tumor Malignancy?
19-June-2017

In a recent study published in Electrophoresis, University of Malaya’s researchers found significant correlation between increased levels of serum amyloid A (SAA) in patients with three different bone sarcomas: pleomorphic sarcoma (PS), osteosarcoma (OS) and chondrosarcoma (CS) and the different degrees of tumor malignancy in PS, OS and CS.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
Using sunlight to the max
18-June-2017

A floating membrane that uses sunlight to evaporate water shows potential for water purification.

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Contact: Carolyn Unck Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Artificial tube feeding in older adults: a complex and challenging issue in Asia
16-June-2017

Researchers from University of Malaya uncover significant obstacles to appropriate feeding for older Asians with swallowing difficulty. These obstacles involved cultural attitudes, healthcare professional perceptions and knowledge and limitations of healthcare funding, resulting in a poorer outcome for older Asians with swallowing problems.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
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