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Spiraling giants: witnessing the birth of a massive binary star system
28-March-2019

Astronomers have found a molecular cloud that is collapsing to form two massive protostars that will eventually become a binary star system. This observations show that binary stars form together.

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Contact: Hitoshi Yamaoka Institution: National Astronomial Observatory of Japan
 
Investigating how chemicals behave in Russia's Baikal seals
28-March-2019

New research found that some man-made chemicals bind more easily to a key protein receptor in Russia's Baikal seals than it does in humans, in part because of the physical structure of the chemical.

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Contact: Ehime University Institution: Ehime University
 
Prediciting the endgame in dengue [Asia Research News 2019 Magazine]
27-March-2019

A new model may help clinicians predict the possibility of death from severe dengue infection.

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Contact: Mohd Hafiz Mohd Hanafiah Institution: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
 
How the brain ‘mentalizes’ cooperation
26-March-2019

Researchers identify a part of the brain that helps execute cooperative tasks.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University
 
HKBU scholar invents new tangram games to test children’s visual-related literacy skills
26-March-2019

Based on the principles of traditional Chinese tangram games, with this new method teachers and parents can easily identify children with early visual processing difficulties. This will enable the provision of suitable support and training to children in need, while also enhancing their learning outcomes.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University
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