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Designing a greener reagent [Asia Research News 2018 feature]
18-January-2019

A safe and sustainable chemical reagent could aid cost-efficient development of new materials and medicines.

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Contact: ZIOC Laboratory Institution: Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences Category: Science
 
Human activities increase the risk of summer starting early in South Korea
18-January-2019

Computer climate models suggest that human activities increased the risk of high May temperatures and early onset of summer by two to three times.

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA Category: Science
 
New Therapeutic Avenue in the Fight Against Chronic Liver Disease
18-January-2019

An international team of researchers has identified a novel route that regulates the signaling pathways induced by extracellular matrix (ECM). This may serve as a new diagnostic marker and therapeutic target in the fight against chronic liver diseases.

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Contact: JooHyeon Heo Institution: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) Category: Medicine
 
Medicinal shrub protects against cognitive decline in diabetic rats [Asia Research News 2019]
17-January-2019

The mistletoe fig reduces toxic oxidative stress in diabetic rat brains, while also keeping the cortex wrinkly and improving cognition.

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Contact: Mohd Hafiz Mohd Hanafiah Institution: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Category: Medicine
 
Killing tumours by targeting their viral DNA [Asia Research News 2018 feature]
17-January-2019

A nucleus-penetrating probe could lead to therapies for virus-related tumours.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University Category: Medicine
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