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Against the flow of drug resistance
6-October-2016

Certain bacteria-based water treatment systems may help prevent the spread of antibiotic resistance.

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Contact: Michelle D'Antoni Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
New Device Enables Rapid Identification of Brain Cancer Type and Tumor Margin
5-October-2016

A team centered at Nagoya University, Japan, have developed a device for quick, accurate identification of a mutation strongly associated with a cancer that affects the central nervous system, potentially enabling accurate removal of the entire tumor during an operation.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University
 
IL-34: a new, possible target to tackle drug-resistant cancer cells
3-October-2016

A team of researchers has discovered that chemoresistant lung cancer cells suppress immune functions and strengthen resistance to chemotherapy by producing interleukin-34 (IL-34)—a type of cytokine.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Gentle sensors for diagnosing brain disorders
29-September-2016

New sensor design paves the way for safer and more effective brain monitoring.

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Contact: Michelle D'Antoni Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
A blue stoplight to prevent runaway photosynthesis
26-September-2016

An international team including researchers in France and Japan, using the green alga Chlamydomonas as a model, found a switch that triggers the suppression mechanism to prevent runaway photosynthesis. The switch is a blue light photoreceptor protein called phototropin. The research has been published in the September 22 issue of Nature.

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Contact: Tomoko Kurata Institution: National Institute for Basic Biology
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