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A changing climate affects plankton populations
11-June-2017

Data from a global oceanographic expedition predict how rising temperatures influence growth of plankton populations.

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Contact: Carolyn Unck Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
Catalysis reveals ‘weak’ link
9-June-2017

Metal complexes found less stable in catalytic reactions than previously thought, which could warrant re-investigation of several reactions.

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Contact: ZIOC Laboratory Institution: Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences Category: Science
 
Lost Your Appetite? Try Inviting Yourself to Dinner
9-June-2017

Researchers at Nagoya University reveal that eating in front of a mirror—or even with a picture of yourself eating—makes food more appealing.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University Category: People
 
World’s first success in asymmetric borylation of ketones
9-June-2017

A team of Hokkaido University researchers has developed the world’s first method to achieve the catalytic asymmetric borylation of ketones, a breakthrough expected to facilitate the development of new medicines and functional chemicals.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
UNIST Engineers Robotic Device Helping Stroke Survivors Recover
9-June-2017

A research team, led by South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has introduced a new robotic tool for assessments of muscle overactivity and movement dysfunction in stroke survivors. Their findings appeared in the the prestigious journal, IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering.

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Contact: JooHyeon Heo Institution: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) Category: Technology
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