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PolyU reveals high prevalence of bacteria that carry the colistin resistance gene mcr-1 in human, food and environmental samples
6-December-2017

Food Safety and Technology Research Centre of the Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology, PolyU recently found that bacteria that carry the colistin resistance gene mcr-1 commonly exist in human and various types of food and environmental samples collected from Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 
A guidebook for exotic states
4-December-2017

A theoretical model will allow systematic study of a promising class of peculiar quantum states.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
 
Transforming how we think about soils—from the ground up
4-December-2017

A new soil classification, and tools to implement it, helps understanding of the properties of the ground underpinning geo-engineering projects.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Clear leads to fully transparent devices
4-December-2017

Large-area, two-dimensional semiconductors wired through transparent oxide conductors produce high-performance see-through electronics.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Global risk of Madagascar’s pneumonic plague epidemic is limited
30-November-2017

Mathematical models have proven the risk of the on-going pneumonic plague epidemic in Madagascar spreading elsewhere in the world is limited, with the estimated number of exported cases staying below 0.1 person in each country between August 1 and October 17.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
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