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A sweet, clean-cut farewell in plants [Asia Research News 2019 Magazine]
20-March-2019

A honeycomb-shaped brace in plants keeps them fit by precisely coordinating the discarding of organs, such as flowers and leaves.

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Contact: Nari Kim Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology)
 
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Star Formation and the Rich Dust from Ancient Stars
20-March-2019

Researchers have detected a radio signal from abundant interstellar dust in MACS0416_Y1, a galaxy 13.2 billion light-years away in the constellation Eridanus. Standard models can’t explain this much dust in a galaxy this young, forcing us to rethink the history of star formation.

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Contact: Hitoshi Yamaoka Institution: National Astronomial Observatory of Japan
 
Two strains of oil eating bacteria found in Antarctica [Asia Research News 2019 Magazine]
13-March-2019
 
ALMA Observes the Formation Sites of Solar-System-like Planets
13-March-2019

Researchers spotted the formation sites of planets around a young star resembling our Sun. Two rings of dust around the star, at distances comparable to the asteroid belt and the orbit of Neptune in our Solar System, suggest that we are witnessing the formation of a planetary system similar to ours.

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Contact: Hitoshi Yamaoka Institution: National Astronomial Observatory of Japan
 
Astronomers Discover 83 Supermassive Black Holes in the Early Universe
13-March-2019

A team of astronomers has discovered 83 quasars powered by supermassive black holes (SMBHs) in the early Universe. This increases the number of black holes known at that epoch considerably, and reveals, for the first time, how common SMBHs were early in the Universe's history.

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Contact: Hitoshi Yamaoka Institution: National Astronomial Observatory of Japan
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