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Making new plant hormones that alter shape ~ Generation of synthetic bifunctional peptides by amino acid swapping ~
9-March-2017

A group of plant biologists and theoretical chemists at ITbM, Nagoya University, has rearranged the amino acid sequence of plant hormones to generate a synthetic peptide hormone that can alter plant shape.

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Contact: Ayako Miyazaki Institution: Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University
 
Medicinal properties of Tiger Milk Mushroom (TM02)
9-March-2017

Preliminary tests by University of Malaya researchers on tiger milk mushroom powder extract (TM02) on rats indicate it may be useful for respiratory diseases and breast cancer treatment.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
Identification of Genes Controlling Mouthpart Development Key to Insect Diversity
7-March-2017

Nagoya University-led international research reveals functions of mouthpart-controlling genes in development of enlarged mandibles in the stag beetle.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University
 
Uncompromising on organic solar cells
7-March-2017

Researchers developed a semi-transparent organic solar cell that achieves better efficiency and transparency than existing ones, according to a recent study in the Science and Technology of Advanced Materials (STAM).

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science
 
Detecting mercury with gold
7-March-2017

Individual gold nanorods could be used to develop smaller, portable mercury sensors that test for the highly toxic metal in air, soil and water.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science
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