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Identifying species from a single caviar egg
30-May-2017

A new tool enables identification of high-end caviar from Beluga sturgeons by analyzing DNA from a single caviar, a development that helps ensure the fair international trade of caviar and contributes to conservation of the species in the wild.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Engines fire without smoke
29-May-2017

Car manufacturers could clean up vehicle exhausts using a new model of gasoline combustion developed using experimental data.

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Contact: Carolyn Unck Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Milk Thistle Shines Hope in the Treatment of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
28-May-2017

Researchers from University of Malaya discover that herbal supplement (milk thistle) may be useful for improving liver damage in patients with fatty liver disease.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
Nagoya University Researchers Break Down Plastic Waste
26-May-2017

Nagoya University-based research team develops new highly efficient catalyst for breaking resistant chemical bonds, paving the way for easier recycling of plastic waste.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University
 
Solid acetylene reagent
25-May-2017

Acetylene is one of the primary starting materials for chemical synthesis. However, acetylene is known as gas, which is highly flammable, dangerous and difficult to use in regular research laboratories. A novel solid acetylene regent was developed to make chemical applications safe and easy to use (doi: 10.1039/c7gc00724h).

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Contact: ZIOC Laboratory Institution: Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences
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