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Teleconnection between the tropical Pacific and Antarctica
11-May-2017

The higher the seawater temperature in the tropical Pacific, the more likely ice breakup will occur in East Antarctica, according to a Hokkaido University researcher.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University
 
New timeline proposed for plate tectonics
11-May-2017

Graphic shows plate tectonics began far later than other theories propose, adding to the ongoing debate.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
At Last: Beautiful, consistent carbon belts
11-May-2017

Chemists have tried to synthesize carbon nanobelts for more than 60 years, but none have succeeded until now. A team at Nagoya University reported the first organic synthesis of a carbon nanobelt in Science. Carbon nanobelts are expected to serve as a useful template for building carbon nanotubes and open a new field of nanocarbon science.

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Contact: Ayako Miyazaki Institution: Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University
 
Printed ‘coffee rings’ avoided with nanofibers
10-May-2017

Cellulose nanofibers can help particles in ink and printed electronics disperse evenly, rather than spread apart like dried coffee rings.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science
 
The cancer-killing power of plants
9-May-2017

Researchers are uncovering specific ways that plant extracts target and kill cancerous cells in the breast and colon.

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