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Using tropical microbes to improve the environment
11-April-2017

Researchers in Malaysia are harnessing properties in tropical microbes to address a variety of environmental, agricultural and aquacultural issues.

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Contact: Samantha Blair Institution: Monash University
 
Speaking the language of microstructures
11-April-2017

A common language for computer software tools that describes materials at their smallest scale could lead to designing faster and better materials.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science
 
Communicating tsunami evacuations effectively
10-April-2017

An effective communication approach incorporating computer simulations could help people find practical means to evacuate in the event of a tsunami.

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Contact: David H Kornhauser Institution: Kyoto University
 
New dye allows super-imaging of cells
10-April-2017

A new dye might allow researchers to view natural processes in extremely small components of living cells over a prolonged period of time; a previously unattainable feat.

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Contact: Ayako Miyazaki Institution: Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University
 
Identification of genes controlling mouthpart development – Key to insect diversity
7-April-2017

An international research team involving Hokkaido University reveals functions of mouthpart-controlling genes in the development of enlarged mandibles in the stag beetle.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University
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