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Newly identified protein expected to help with spinal cord injury treatment
25-February-2015

A research group from Waseda University, Japan, has discovered that by controlling CRMP4, a protein that regulates the body’s cytoskeleton, it is possible to prevent reactions that impede recovery.

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Contact: Waseda University Institution: Waseda University Category: Technology
 
Researchers create self-reconstructive metal wire utilizing electric field trapping of gold nanoparticles
25-February-2015

Professor Eiji Iwase and graduate student Tomoya Koshi of Waseda University, Japan, have created a metal wire that can reconstruct itself utilizing electric field trapping of gold nanoparticles.

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Contact: Waseda University Institution: Waseda University Category: Science
 
COMBATING BACTERIA VIA SILVER-DAMMAR COATING
25-February-2015

Natural resins obtained from plants to be used as a coating element to enhance durability and anti-rust properties.

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Contact: Darmarajah Nadarajah Institution: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Category: Technology
 
DURABILITY OF ARECA CATCHU AS AN ALTERNATIVE BIOMATERIAL IN JEWELLERY
25-February-2015

Seeds-based jewellery is a new embedded invention process which is an eco-friendly jewellery product that reflects the use of organic elements in jewellery design.

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Contact: Darmarajah Nadarajah Institution: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Category: Culture
 
OPDC NATURAL COMPOSITE POLYMER FROM PALM BIOMASS
24-February-2015

Oil palm decanter cake (OPDC) has the potential for use as a natural polymer composite (NPC), a material made up of natural fibre and polymer. It is used in many industries such as composite material, furniture, automobile, building, construction and petrochemicals.

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Contact: Darmarajah Nadarajah Institution: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Category: Technology
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