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Accessing DNA in the cell’s powerhouse to treat disease
11-July-2017

A new molecule that reads mitochondrial DNA could pave the way to treat some genetic nerve and muscle diseases.

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Contact: Izumi Mindy Takamiya Institution: Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences at Kyoto University Category: Science
 
Mid-Infrared images from Subaru telescope offers first 3D view of Jupiter's atmosphere
11-July-2017

A team led by researchers at NASA/JPL and Tohoku University has revealed images of Jupiter's atmosphere in mid infrared, taken by the Subaru 8-m telescope.

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Contact: Naoko Odajima Institution: Tohoku University Category: Science
 
Killing cancer in the heat of the moment
10-July-2017

A new method efficiently transfers genes into cells, then activates them with light. This could lead to gene therapies for cancers.

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Contact: Izumi Mindy Takamiya Institution: Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences at Kyoto University Category: Science
 
Seagrass meadows - Critical habitats for juvenile fish and dugongs in the east coast Johor islands
10-July-2017

Scientists at University of Malaya, Malaysia, have found that the seagrass meadows in Johor harbor three times more juvenile fish than coral reefs. They also found that the dugong herds there prefer certain types of meadows over others.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya Category: Science
 
Nanoparticles take a bite out of infections
9-July-2017

Spiky-shaped additives help antimicrobial coatings sense and inhibit bacteria growth on dental devices.

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Contact: Carolyn Unck Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
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