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PolyU develops novel self-fitting scaffold for bone regeneration
14-August-2018

Researchers from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have designed and fabricated a high performing self-fitting bone scaffold by combining a shape memory foam and hydroxyapatite (the principal mineral component of bone tissue).

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Category: Medicine
 
Pinpointing mutations that give bacteria antibiotic resistance
14-August-2018

A new method to analyse a commonly understood route for antibiotic resistance could lead to earlier detection of antibiotic resistant bacteria.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
Too hot for rice?
13-August-2018

Farmers will need to know how rising temperatures in Thailand will affect their rice crops.

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Contact: Pertanika Journals Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Category: Science
 
Converting Carbon Dioxide into Methane or Ethane Selectively
13-August-2018

Korean researchers developed high-efficiency photocatalysts that convert carbon dioxide into methane or ethane with graphene-covered reduced titanium dioxide. The finding is expected to be utilized in the carbon dioxide reduction and recycling industries.

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Contact: Dajung Kim Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology) Category: Science
 
Creation and Selective Functionalization of Virus-Like Polymer Particles
10-August-2018

Researchers at Tohoku University in Japan have collaborated with others to develop a simple way to create and functionalize virus-like polymer particles that have various nanostructures. The collaboration includes researchers from Michigan University in the USA and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Science
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