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Countering atopic dermatitis immune reactions
4-August-2017

A protein which protects the fetus during pregnancy, HLA-G1, shows high potential for treating atopic dermatitis and other related diseases.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Mangroves vital for environmental decontamination
3-August-2017

Mangrove trees, particularly their leaf litter, filter copper out of soil and water in Indonesia.

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Contact: Dr Nayan KANWAL, FRSA, ABIM, AMIS, Ph.D. Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
 
Different Sensory Pathways Engaged in Feeling and Responding to External Temperature
3-August-2017

A team at Nagoya University, Japan, has shed light on how distinct sensory neural pathways function in “feeling” changes in temperature in the environment on the one hand, and actually responding to these changes, such as seeking a cooler or warmer site, on the other.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University
 
Peninsular Malaysia - Home to 110 bats species
31-July-2017

Researchers from University of Malaya and China Agricultural University painstakingly searched for all bats’ records in Peninsular Malaysia and found records for 110 species. This first comprehensive list of bat species found in Peninsular Malaysia has been published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE recently.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
Magnon circular birefringence: polarization rotation of spin waves and its applications
31-July-2017

An international team of researchers from Thailand, USA and Japan, has conducted a thorough study of an exotic behavior of material called “noncentrosymmetric antiferromagnet.”

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Contact: Naoko Odajima Institution: Tohoku University
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