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Eradicating Child Marriage [Asia Research News 2018 feature]
17-January-2018

Child marriage is a global issue affecting various countries, religions and ethnicities. In this Asia Research News 2018 feature article, researchers from Malaysia and UK spoke to 7,500 women to find out the causes and consequences of child marriage.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya Category: People
 
Beyond the Journal - The science of communicating research with the public
17-January-2018

In a new monthly column, our resident expert explains why you should embrace the challenge of communicating with broader audiences. Check out the first edition of Beyond the Journal.

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA Category: People
 
UNIST Provides New Insights into Underwater Adhesives
16-January-2018

An international team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has succeeded in developing a new type of underwater adhesives that are tougher than the natural biological counterpart.

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Contact: JooHyeon Heo Institution: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) Category: Science
 
HKBU scholars develop new technology to decode gene transcription facilitating discovery of targeted therapy drugs
15-January-2018

A research team from the School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has developed the world’s first model framework and “LogicTRN” algorithm to accurately establish a gene regulatory route to analyse the genetic function and understand the biological processes.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University Category: Medicine
 
The more competitive, the more passionate in romantic relationships
15-January-2018

Americans are more passionate toward their romantic partners than Japanese people are because Americans live in social environments in which people have greater freedom to choose and replace their partners, a team of Japanese researchers suggest.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Culture
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