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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
 
Could renewable ‘power-by-wire’ help fix China’s air pollution problems?
15-June-2017

Bringing renewable power ‘by wire’ from western China to its power-hungry Eastern cities could have benefits for both local air quality and global climate change, new research has found.

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Contact: Alison Hadley Institution: IOP Publishing
 
On the road to creating an electrodeless spacecraft propulsion engine
12-June-2017

Researchers from Tohoku University have been trying to find out how the plasma flow is influenced by its environment via laboratory experiments. And in doing so, have made headway on research towards creating an electrodeless plasma thruster used to propel spacecraft.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
Short regulatory gene spotted
11-June-2017

Two proteins produced by a single gene interact to keep the genome in check

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Contact: Carolyn Unck Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
A changing climate affects plankton populations
11-June-2017

Data from a global oceanographic expedition predict how rising temperatures influence growth of plankton populations.

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Contact: Carolyn Unck Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
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