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Subaru Telescope helps determine that dark matter is not made up of tiny primordial black holes
2-April-2019

An international team has found evidence dark matter may not be made of tiny black holes.

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Contact: Motoko Kakubayashi Institution: Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU) Category: Science
 
Same Properties, Lower Cost
1-April-2019

Japanese scientists have developed a technique to transform a copper-based substance into a material that mimics properties of precious and pricey metals, such as gold and silver.

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Contact: Tomoko Yokota Institution: Tohoku University Category: Technology
 
Natural gene therapy for intractable skin disease discovered
1-April-2019

Pathogenic gene mutations causing a type of intractable skin disease can be eliminated from some parts of patients’ skin as they age, according to Hokkaido University researchers and their collaborators in Japan. This represents a form of natural gene therapy.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Medicine
 
Chinese medicine: The good, the bad and the authentic [Asia Research News 2019 Magazine]
29-March-2019

Authenticating Chinese traditional medicines could become quicker and easier.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Category: Medicine
 
HKBU scholar invents new tangram games to test children’s visual-related literacy skills
28-March-2019

A scholar from Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has developed a new series of games which can be used to train and test children’s reading, writing and word identification skills at an early age.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University Category: People
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