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Understanding the molecular mechanisms of ALS
26-December-2017

Scientists have revealed more details of the molecular mechanism behind neuronal cell death in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a step forward to find ways to control progression of the disease.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
A kiss of death for prostate cancer
22-December-2017

Hokkaido University researchers have uncovered a cellular protein that stabilizes a tumor promoting signaling pathway, suggesting a new target to treat prostate cancer.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Nexus Thinking in Empowering Community-based Mangrove Fisheries Management
20-December-2017

A group of researchers from University of Malaya, Malaysia and Plymouth Marine Laboratory, United Kingdom are working on a 2-year project entitled “Using Nexus Thinking to Empower Community-based Management of Mangrove Fisheries”, which aims to advance the application of nexus thinking for sustainable management of mangrove fishery resources.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
Fish’s rapid response to climate change
19-December-2017

Some species of fish have special adaptive mechanisms that could improve their chances of surviving the greenhouse effect.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Giant air pockets win the drag race
19-December-2017

Creating teardrop-like gas cavities around metal spheres enables practically friction-free travel through liquids.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
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