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Finding Nemo’s genes: reef fish genome mapped and shared
22-May-2018

Nemo’s genome has been deciphered and made publicly available, helping researchers further investigate fish ecology and evolution.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Technology
 
Point patterns help to predict landslides
22-May-2018

Rainfall simulations in statistical models could allow accurate prediction of dangerous landslides.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Technology
 
Mimicking biology to shape nanomaterials [Asia Research News 2018 feature]
22-May-2018

Researchers utilize cellular proteins to shape silver nanoplates, suggesting an efficient strategy for controlling the nanostructure of inorganic materials.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Technology
 
Keep the Light Off: A Material with Improved Mechanical Performance in the Dark
18-May-2018

Researchers at Nagoya University find an inorganic semiconductor is brittle when exposed to light, but flexible in the dark.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University Category: Science
 
HKBU develops world-first metal-based probes for detection of dopamine receptors, a cancer biomarker
15-May-2018

A team at Hong Kong Baptist University has developed the world’s first iridium(III)-based probes for imaging dopamine receptors in living cells. The discovery has enhanced the understanding of dopamine receptors in carcinogenesis, and the findings can be potentially developed as a novel early cancer detection technology.

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