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PolyU provides multi-disciplinary support to the nation’s historic landing on the far side of the Moon
14-January-2019

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) proudly supported the nation’s current lunar exploration, Chang’e-4 lunar probe, which successfully performed the historic landing on the far side of the Moon on 3 January 2019.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 
Researchers Discover Multilayer Band Gap using Its Own Technology
7-January-2019

Korean researchers have proved the existence of the second band gap in a 2D structure. The result is expected to be used in various fields such as the development of emerging materials, solar cells, and catalysts.

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Contact: Dajung Kim Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology)
 
The US$500-Billion Inventor
5-January-2019

Materials scientist and physicist Dr Tuomo Suntola, who recently won the Millennium Technology Prize 2018 for his invention of atomic layer deposition (ALD), will be participating in the Global Young Scientists Summit (GYSS) 2019 in Singapore, 20-25 January 2019.

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA
 
Female penises evolved twice in bark lice
21-December-2018

In a group of bark lice, a penis has evolved twice – in the females. In their nutrient-scarce environment, “seminal gifts” are an incentive for females to force mating, leading to the co-evolution of female penises and male vaginas.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Case-control study of breast cancer risk factors in Malaysia
17-December-2018

Major study of 7,663 Malaysian women shows that breastfeeding, physical activity and soy intake are protective against breast cancer. The findings were from the Malaysian Breast Cancer (MyBrCA) genetic study and the Malaysian Mammographic Density (MyMammo) study.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
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