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PolyU develops robotic arm for self-help mobile rehabilitation for stroke patients
31-October-2018

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) recently developed a robotic arm to facilitate self-help and upper-limb mobile rehabilitation for stroke patients.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Category: Technology
 
HKBU’s new nanomaterial could enable early detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease
30-October-2018

HKBU researchers have discovered a new nanomaterial which could enable the early detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University Category: Science
 
Crystals that clean natural gas
30-October-2018

A metal-organic framework that selectively removes impurities from natural gas could allow greater use of this cleaner fossil fuel.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Technology
 
Simple, mass production of giant vesicles using a porous silicone material
30-October-2018

A technique to generate large amounts of giant vesicle (liposome) dispersion has been developed. The technique involves adsorbing a lipid into a silicone porous material resembling a "marshmallow-like gel" and then squeezing it out like a sponge by impregnating a buffer solution.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Science
 
Opening up to cancer
29-October-2018

Nanomaterials that respond to cancer-specific stimuli show potential in the targeted delivery of treatments and imaging compounds, but many challenges remain.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science Category: Medicine
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