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An unbiased approach for sifting through big data
2-February-2018

A new method could help researchers develop unbiased indicators for assessing complex systems such as population health.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Technology
 
QU Researchers Unravel the Complex Sperm Factors that Trigger Egg Development into an Embryo upon Fertilization
31-January-2018

Researchers at Qatar University have provided an immense development in the field of fertilization and assisted reproduction technology by revealing major technical issues in the debate regarding the identity of the “sperm factor”.

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Contact: Abdel Magid Hamouda Institution: Qatar University Category: Medicine
 
Letting molecular robots swarm like birds
31-January-2018

A team of researchers from Hokkaido University and Kansai University has developed DNA-assisted molecular robots that autonomously swarm in response to chemical and physical signals, paving the way for developing future nano-machines.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Technology
 
HKBU study reveals human skin flakes lead to bad smell in air-conditioning systems
31-January-2018

Skin squames are a source of food for the bacteria found in air-cooling units, which produce odours even in a dust-free air-conditioning system, a research by Hong Kong Baptist University scholars revealed.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University Category: Science
 
QU Health Students Discover Novel Approach to Treat Leukemic Cancer
30-January-2018

Students from Qatar University College of Health Sciences (QU-CPH) Department of Biomedical Sciences, in collaboration with external researchers from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), innovated a unique approach to understand the underlying mechanism of a special type of leukemic cancer.

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Contact: Abdel Magid Hamouda Institution: Qatar University Category: Medicine
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