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Building crystals on a very hot surface
18-April-2018

An innovative chemical reactor for depositing semiconductors at very high temperatures draws on the strength of Saudi Arabia’s chemical industry.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Revisiting existing drugs finds molecules that control body clocks
18-April-2018
 
Innate immune adaptor TRIF confers neuroprotection in ALS mice by eliminating abnormal glial cells
16-April-2018

Researchers led by Nagoya University have revealed that deficiency of the innate immune adaptor TRIF significantly shortened survival time of ALS mice. This study uncoves the new roles of innate immunity in ALS pathomechanism and provides a clue to develop a new therapeutic approach for protecting ALS motor neurons.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University
 
Sugar withdrawal: Killing the Leishmania parasite [Asia Research News 2018 feature]
13-April-2018

Findings on how parasites cope with stress on a cellular level could aid the development of drugs that combat leishmaniasis, a tropical disease neglected by the pharmaceutical industry.

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Contact: Dr Nayan KANWAL, FRSA, ABIM, AMIS, Ph.D. Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
 
Measuring the risks of extreme temperatures on public health
13-April-2018

Heat and cold waves affect people with certain health conditions differently, highlighting the need for tailored public service risk communication.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
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