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Color vision variation in guppies influences female mate preference.
19-November-2018

A variety of animals have male-specific ornament traits and these ornaments are favored by female choice. Which male traits are preferred by females often varies among females. Genetic mechanisms that create and maintain variations in female preference has been one of the central questions in evolutionary ecology.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Science
 
Plankton communities warm response to nutrient availability
14-November-2018

Investigating plankton communities' reaction to rising water temperatures may improve modeling of marine ecosystem responses to global warming.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
Putting the squeeze on soot
14-November-2018

Understanding the effect pressure has on soot production during fuel combustion could help reduce polluting emissions.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Technology
 
HKBU’s research finds novel derivatives from two orchid species can protect and lighten skin
13-November-2018

Researchers from the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) have discovered that the natural compounds found in two orchid species can effectively lighten skin and protect it from damage.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University Category: Medicine
 
New Breakthrough in Hot Embossing Technology
12-November-2018

Korean researchers has developed a new hot embossing process technology that can freely imprint fine circuit patterns on flexible polymer substrate. The result is expected to be used in semiconductor process, wearable device & display industry.

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Contact: Dajung Kim Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology) Category: Technology
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