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A new system to detect spinal deformity
21-November-2016

Hokkaido University researchers have developed a symmetry-recognition system for the surface of the human back that can three-dimensionally detect the early stages of idiopathic scoliosis, a type of spinal deformity, without the help of a specialist doctor.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Alzheimer's Disease found to be a Diabetic Disorder of the Brain
9-November-2016

Researchers at Tohoku University have found a promising treatment for Alzheimer's disease, by noticing a similarity in the way insulin signaling works in the brain and in the pancreas of diabetic patients.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
The highs and lows of regenerative medicine
4-November-2016

Nanoscale manipulation on the surface of materials could stimulate cells to differentiate into specific tissues – eliminating the use of growth or transcription factors.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science
 
Shining light on disease
3-November-2016

Cyanine dyes could improve the efficiency of molecular probes in identifying, for example, the presence of a virus or a tumor receptor.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science
 
Nanoscale factories built to order
3-November-2016

Performing chemical reactions inside tiny droplets can help manufacturers develop greener processes for coating drugs.

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