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Nanoparticles take a bite out of infections
9-July-2017

Spiky-shaped additives help antimicrobial coatings sense and inhibit bacteria growth on dental devices.

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Contact: Carolyn Unck Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Going to extremes to predict natural disasters
9-July-2017

A systematic approach to selecting and configuring statistical models improves predictions of extreme events.

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Contact: Carolyn Unck Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Collagen controlling the thickness and juvenile state of skin
11-July-2017

Type XVII collagen (COL17) is found to regulate the proliferation of epidermal cells and therefore the thickness of juvenile and aged skin, suggesting COL17 can potentially be used for future anti-aging strategies.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
New biosynthetic pathway unique to pathogenic microorganisms
7-July-2017

Scientists have discovered a unique biosynthetic pathway for D-Glutamate, an important cell wall component in pathogenic bacteria, which could lead to the development of medicines and agricultural chemicals.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Creating Awareness for Involvement in Building Maintenance Management
6-July-2017

Researchers at University of Malaya, Malaysia, are discussing the importance of building stakeholders in building maintenance management, including maintenance management team, building owners/clients, building occupants/users, and maintenance service providers.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
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