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Repeated interferon stimulation creates innate immune memory
25-October-2018

The innate immune system may be able to be trained to react to viral infections more efficiently by repeated exposure to anti-viral signaling molecules.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
No Assembly Required: Self-assembling Silicone-based Polymers
23-October-2018

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology, RIKEN and Tohoku University have developed a silicone polymer chain that can self-assemble into a 3D periodic structure. They achieved this by using their recently reported self-assembling triptycene molecules to modify the ends of the polymer chains.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
Asian elephants could be the maths kings of the jungle
22-October-2018

Experimental evidence shows that Asian elephants possess numerical skills similar to those in humans.

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA
 
Stimulating deeper insights into brain function
22-October-2018

Modeling changes in brain activity over time provides deeper insights into learning and behavioral responses.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Novel switching valve to receive more semen in a sex-role reversed cave insect
17-October-2018

The female of a sex-role reversed cave insect species Neotrogla has evolved a switching valve to receive more semen during mating, when a penis-like structure in the female anchors in the male “vagina.”

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University
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