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Eyeglasses stop shortsightedness in its tracks [Asia Research News 2019 Magazine]
25-March-2019

A lens developed by optometrists in Hong Kong can delay the progression of short-sightedness in children.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Category: Technology
 
New research shows highest energy density all-solid-state batteries now possible
25-March-2019

Scientists from Tohoku University and the High Energy Accelerator Research Organization have developed a new complex hydride lithium superionic conductor that could result in all-solid-state batteries with the highest energy density to date.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Technology
 
The future of stretchable electronics
22-March-2019

Stretchable devices could have a wide range of potential uses, from wearable health monitors to elastic solar cells to artificial skin.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science Category: Technology
 
Tracking ocean salinity from space using colour [Asia Research News 2019 Magazine]
22-March-2019

Ocean colour could serve as a reliable proxy for salinity, opening the door for more frequent and detailed measurements.

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Contact: Pertanika Journals Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Category: Science
 
Liver cancer reaches jaw in rare case [Asia Research News 2019 Magazine]
21-March-2019

Researchers at Universiti Teknologi MARA reported in the journal Medicine a rare case of hepatocellular carcinoma cells migrating from the liver and settling in the jawbone and shoulder blade of a 61-year-old man.

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Contact: Mohd Hafiz Mohd Hanafiah Institution: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Category: Medicine
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