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Dual Role of Fruit Fly Protein in Connecting Chromosome Copies
1-June-2017

Researchers at Nagoya University have identified combined function for Drosophila protein in launching and maintaining a process enabling chromatids to pair during DNA replication.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University Category: Science
 
Times Higher Education Innovation & Impact Summit PolyU showcases high-impact innovative research and teaching
31-May-2017

More than 200 participants, including influential higher education and industry leaders, entrepreneurs and policy-makers around the globe, gather in Hong Kong this week to empower universities’ economic and social impact through innovative research and teaching.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Category: Science
 
Bamboo inspires optimal design for lightness and toughness
31-May-2017

The spatial distribution of fibers in hollow bamboo cylinders is optimized to reinforce flexural rigidity, a new finding that sheds light on biomimetic approaches in the development of materials.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
When gold turns invisible
31-May-2017

A gold compound shifts from a visible fluorescence to emitting infrared when ground - a big shift with potential applications in bioimaging and security inks.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
Development of Fine Worsted Yak Yarns and Fabrics
30-May-2017

New spinning method and system for 100% fine worsted yak yarns and fabrics.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Category: Technology
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