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A molecule for proper neural wiring in the cerebellum
28-July-2017

A molecule produced by insulating glial cells facilitates the functional wiring of brain cells involved in motor coordination.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
HKUST Develops New Stimuli Responsive Smart Hydrogels That Open Doors for Future Material Biology and Biomedical Applications
28-July-2017

A research team led by Prof SUN Fei, Assistant Professor of Chemical & Biological Engineering at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), has created a new protein-based stimuli-responsive smart hydrogel that could open doors for future material biology and biomedical applications.

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Contact: Etta Lai Institution: The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
 
Reprogramming iMacs — but not the kind you think
18-July-2017

A new method that leads to the formation of specialized tissue cells could improve the understanding of neurodegenerative diseases, inflammatory diseases and cancer.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
 
Nagoya Medical Researchers Propose New Disease Category of Skin Disorders
13-July-2017

Nagoya University-led team reviews skin diseases to define a new type of genetic-based inflammation for improving diagnosis and treatment of rare skin conditions.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University
 
Is Microstructural Integrity of White Matter Tracts Affected in Older Fallers? A DTI Study.
13-July-2017

Researchers from Malaysia assessed the whole brain microstructural integrity of major nerve tracts among older fallers and non-fallers. They proposed the potential synergistic relationship between blood pressure fluctuations with standing, balance disorders and structural brain abnormalities observed among fallers.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
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