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Growing international collaboration not yet enough to halt decline in Japan’s research output
20-March-2019

The Nature Index 2019 Japan supplement shows that global research performance in Japan continues to fall, but the number of international research partnerships is increasing

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Contact: Elizabeth Hawkins Institution: Springer Nature Category: People
 
HKUST to Build the First Quantum Optics Camera in Greater China
20-March-2019

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) will build a new kind of camera using a new approach of quantum optics. The camera is set to help solve unanswered questions in astrophysics and cosmology, such as how light originates and varies around the black hole, in the hope of deciphering information emitted from there.

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Contact: Lindy Wong Institution: The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
A sweet, clean-cut farewell in plants [Asia Research News 2019 Magazine]
20-March-2019

A honeycomb-shaped brace in plants keeps them fit by precisely coordinating the discarding of organs, such as flowers and leaves.

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Contact: Nari Kim Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology) Category: Science
 
Improved solar panel monitoring [Asia Research News 2019 Magazine]
19-March-2019

A novel solar panel tracer is faster, less expensive and more accurate than conventional devices.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya Category: Technology
 
The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Star Formation and the Rich Dust from Ancient Stars
20-March-2019

Researchers have detected a radio signal from abundant interstellar dust in MACS0416_Y1, a galaxy 13.2 billion light-years away in the constellation Eridanus. Standard models can’t explain this much dust in a galaxy this young, forcing us to rethink the history of star formation.

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Contact: Hitoshi Yamaoka Institution: National Astronomial Observatory of Japan Category: Science
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