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Cold medicine could stop cancer spread
17-October-2016

Hokkaido University researchers have discovered that a nonsteroid anti-inflammatory drug used for treating colds suppresses the spread of bladder cancers and reduces their chemoresistance in mice, raising hopes of a future cure for advanced bladder cancers.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
PolyU’s proprietary optical fibre sensing network for railway monitoring exported overseas
17-October-2016

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)’s proprietary optical fibre sensing technology in monitoring railway has been adopted overseas, for the first time, in metro lines in Singapore.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Category: Technology
 
World first Porous Acupuncture Needles enhance Therapeutic Properties
17-October-2016

A DGIST research team led by Professor Su-Il In, who developed acupuncture needles combined with nanotechnology, was recognized as the world’s first application of this technology. This development is expected to open new directions in the oriental medicine research field.

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Contact: Moonsuk Seon Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology) Category: Technology
 
Shape detection at fault
14-October-2016

Software that automatically recognizes surfaces within complex three-dimensional images can benefit petroleum extraction.

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Contact: Michelle D'Antoni Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
All-female hybrid fish species “uses” males for better genetics
14-October-2016

A hybrid species of all-female fish in the north Pacific Ocean may have survived for an uncharacteristically long period of time by switching mating species.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
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