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Found 23 articles for April 2019.
 
Natural gene therapy for intractable skin disease discovered
1-April-2019

Pathogenic gene mutations causing a type of intractable skin disease can be eliminated from some parts of patients’ skin as they age, according to Hokkaido University researchers and their collaborators in Japan. This represents a form of natural gene therapy.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Medicine
 
Same Properties, Lower Cost
1-April-2019

Japanese scientists have developed a technique to transform a copper-based substance into a material that mimics properties of precious and pricey metals, such as gold and silver.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Technology
 
Beware a glacier’s tongue
2-April-2019

Glaciers extending into freshwater lakes can form long, submerged terraces that menacingly rise above the surface when icy chunks fall into the water.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
Radical steps toward clean encapsulation
3-April-2019

Chemists use free radicals to produce polymers strong enough to encapsulate drugs while remaining degradable.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) Category: Science
 
Finding a premium blend
3-April-2019

In shape memory alloys, the right combination of crystal grains can achieve high strength and still retain memory

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) Category: Science
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