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Rare first moment of stellar explosion captured by amateur astronomer

An amateur astronomer testing his new camera captures the moment a supernova became visible in the night sky, which has helped an international team of researchers to test their theory about the beginning stages of a stellar explosion.

 
New mutant coral symbiont alga able to switch symbiosis off

Researchers have identified the first spontaneous mutant coral symbiont alga to not maintain a symbiotic relationship with its host.

 
‘Electronic skin’ takes wearable health monitors to next level [Asia Research News 2018 feature]

A soft, stick-on patch collects, analyses and wirelessly transmits a variety of health metrics from the body to a smartphone.

 
UNIST Introduces New Smart Contact Lens for Diabetics

Researchers at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea, have succeeded in developing a new biosensing contact lens capable of detecting glucose levels in patients with diabetes.

 
UNIST Researchers Reveal How One Bacterium Inhibits Predators with Poison

A team of scientists, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), has unveiled that the bacterium Chromobacterium piscinae produces cyanide, an inhibitory molecule, to defend themselves in the battle against Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus HD100.