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ALMA’s Highest Frequency Receiver produces its First Scientific Result on Massive Star Formation
22-November-2018

ALMA has tuned in another new channel for signals from space. Using its highest frequency receivers yet, researchers obtained 695 radio signatures for various molecules in the direction of a massive star forming region. These first results from the ALMA Band 10 receivers developed in Japan ensure a promising future for high frequency observations.

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Contact: Hitoshi Yamaoka Institution: National Astronomial Observatory of Japan
 
Out of the fog: honeycomb films
21-November-2018

Research into porous films made via the condensation of humid air could lead to materials with applications ranging from medicine to photovoltaics.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science
 
Making medicine from crop waste
21-November-2018

Tohoku University researchers are optimizing methods to produce useful compounds from biomass.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
New Study Reveals the Cause of Sensory Changes in Starved State
21-November-2018

Korean researchers have verified the correlation between Animals’ sensory nerve activation and behavioral changes caused by insulin secretion in a feeding state. The result provided a clue to identify the causes of unusual sensory organ changes due to insulin-related metabolic syndrome such as diabetes.

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Contact: Dajung Kim Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology)
 
A protein that makes skin cancer cells more invasive
21-November-2018

Loss of a protein called TRIM29 promotes cancer cell invasion in a common type of skin cancer, suggesting a novel diagnostic marker and a possible therapeutic target.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University
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