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Microrobots inspired by nature
15-May-2017

A revolutionary design mimics the rowing action of the cilia on single-celled Paramecium, demonstrating much faster movement than conventional microrobots.

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Contact: Moonsuk Seon Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology)
 
Natural defense mechanism preventing cancer at the earliest stage
15-May-2017

A new study shows cells in the initial stage of cancer change their metabolism before getting eliminated by the surrounding normal cells, providing a novel target for developing cancer prevention drugs.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Deciphering an embryo-protecting protein
10-May-2017

Revelations about a protein expressed in fetal cells could provide novel insights into its function and future immunosuppressive therapies.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Turning a toxoplasma protein into a tool against infection
9-May-2017

Understanding how the toxoplasmosis parasite invades cells could result in a vaccine candidate against the disease.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
The cancer-killing power of plants
9-May-2017

Researchers are uncovering specific ways that plant extracts target and kill cancerous cells in the breast and colon.

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