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Synchronized voltage rhythms could maintain the body’s clock
24-April-2017

Cells in the brain’s master circadian clock synchronize voltage rhythms despite asynchronous calcium rhythms, which might explain how a tissue-wide rhythm is maintained.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Space technologies improve surgeries back on earth
21-April-2017

Researchers in Hong Kong have developed a novel surgical robotic system that provides tactile feedback and is capable of single-incision and natural orifice (incision-free) robotic surgery. The system minimizes surgical trauma and is safer than currently available robotic systems.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 
Recent developments in empowering women to protect themselves against cervical cancer
21-April-2017

New developments in cervical cancer screening and vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, a causal agent for cervical cancer provide new opportunities for the prevention of this disease. HPV testing as oppose to the conventional pap smear is now recommended while 3 HPV vaccines are now approved to combat HPV associated diseases.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
Ultraviolet light sensor for wearable devices in the IoT era
20-April-2017

Mass production technology for silicon based ultraviolet (UV) light sensors, suitable for smartphones and wearable devices in the Internet of Things (IoT) era, has been jointly developed by a research team at Tohoku University and SII Semiconductor Corporation, a semiconductor manufacturer at Seiko Instruments Group.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
Getting binding pockets out of hiding
20-April-2017

Benzene-based probes highlight two hidden binding sites on an anticancer drug target in a multidisciplinary strategy.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
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