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Secrets of Bonsai: Uncovering the mechanism of root regeneration
14-September-2017

The molecular mechanism behind root regeneration after root cutting in plants has been discovered. A finding which could lead to the development of new methods for regulating plant growth in agriculture and horticulture.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
HKBU scholars develop world-first dual imaging and inhibiting agent with high efficacy in suppressing EBV-associated tumours in mice
13-September-2017

Scholars at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) along with their cross-disciplinary collaborators develop world-first dual imaging and inhibiting agent with high efficacy in suppressing Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-associated tumours in mice

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University Category: Medicine
 
Letting the data speak for itself
12-September-2017

A new statistical approach for environmental measurements lets the data determine how to model extreme events.

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Contact: Carolyn Unck Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
Japan pivotal in advancing energy storage and conversion materials
12-September-2017

Japanese researchers have helped discover, analyze and commercialize novel conducting materials and products, such as zirconia-based gas sensors and lithium-ion batteries.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science Category: Technology
 
Fermenting fish to reduce cholesterol
11-September-2017

Compounds in an Asian fermented fish paste could help reduce high cholesterol.

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Contact: Dr Nayan KANWAL, FRSA, ABIM, AMIS, Ph.D. Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Category: Science
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