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Sensing cholesterol in cell membranes
20-January-2017

Novel sensors indicate how cell functions are affected by the distribution of cholesterol across the cell membrane. This information could lead to new methods for cancer detection.

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Contact: Izumi Mindy Takamiya Institution: Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences at Kyoto University
 
A step closer to safe stem cell therapies
19-January-2017

A new compound could help rid stem cell samples of potentially tumorigenic cells, making them safer for regenerative therapies.

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Contact: Izumi Mindy Takamiya Institution: Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences at Kyoto University
 
Processing speed training can improve cognitive ability and lift depression in the elderly
15-January-2017

Researchers at Tohoku University have developed a new Processing Speed Training Game (PSTG) using a Tablet PC, which they say can significantly improve processing speed and inhibition among healthy older adults, while also reducing their depressive moods when played regularly.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
Triple-threat mixture overcomes drug-resistant lung infections
15-January-2017

Tailored combinations of antibiotics that kill microbes in different ways are a powerful weapon against drug resistance.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
 
New PCR primer database to combat RNA viral epidemics
23-December-2016

A new open access database compiled by Korean scientists may help to combat RNA virus epidemics such as MERS and SARS.

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Contact: Moonsuk Seon Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology)
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