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MicroRNAs shown to improve hyperglycemia
20-January-2017

A study by Japan's Tokohu University researchers has identified two new types of microRNA (miRNA) that improved hyperglycemia in a mouse model of diabetes by stimulating the proliferation of insulin-producing pancreatic beta (β) cells. This is a key finding that may lead to the development of new diabetes treatment strategies.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Science
 
Adsorbent That Can Selectively Remove Water Contaminants
20-January-2017

A Korean research team has developed water treatment adsorbent that can selectively remove water-soluble micromolecules. It is also cheap, easily synthesized and renewable.

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Contact: Lan Yoon Institution: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Category: Technology
 
Innovative “dekoponix rack’, ‘home deco’ bring agriculture live to home
20-January-2017

A research team in Malaysia has invented a ‘dekoponix rack’ and a ‘home deco’ that will enable high-rise building residents to plant vegetables and other greens at home.

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Contact: Dr Nayan KANWAL, FRSA, ABIM, AMIS, Ph.D. Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Category: Technology
 
UNIST Embarks on Journey to Develop Ultrafast Train
20-January-2017

UNIST signs cooperation MoU with KICT, KOTI, KIMM, KERI, ETRI, KRRI, and Hanyang University to accelerate the realization of futuristic transportation system, "Hyper Tube Express".

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Contact: JooHyeon Heo Institution: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) Category: Technology
 
New Stem Cell Technique Shows Promise for Bone Repair
20-January-2017

A new study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), has introduced a new treatment for skeletal system injuries, using stem cells from human bone marrow and a carbon material with photocatalytic properties.

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Contact: JooHyeon Heo Institution: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) Category: Science
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