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New species of malaria parasite found in long-tailed macaques [Asia Research News 2019 Magazine]
7-March-2019

Molecular analysis reveals that long-tailed macaques from Malaysian Borneo host a previously unidentified species of Plasmodium malaria parasite.

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Contact: Lo may chiun Institution: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
 
Electron sandwich doubles thermoelectric performance [Asia Research News 2019 Magazine]
6-March-2019

The ability of thermoelectric materials to convert heat into electricity has been more than doubled. This could help reduce the amount of wasted heat, and thus wasted fossil fuel, in daily activities and industries.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University
 
HKUST Researchers Co-discover Novel Mechanism That Helps Delay Degradation of Injured Nerves
6-March-2019

A research team has discovered a new mechanism that could delay the degeneration of injured nerves, bringing new hope to the treatment of nerve damage and neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).

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Contact: Lindy Wong Institution: The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
 
Overcoming Cardiovascular Disease with a Magnetically-Steerable Guidewire Microrobot
5-March-2019

An international team has developed an attachable guidewire that can move and steer towards a desired direction inside complicated blood vessels. The technology will contribute to increasing the success rate of heart disease treatment with a shorter cardiovascular disease surgery time and higher accuracy.

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Contact: Jieun Choi Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology)
 
New hope for treating reduced exercise capacity caused by heart failure
4-March-2019

A group of Hokkaido University scientists and collaborators have developed a method that could be used to treat heart failure patients whose exercise capacity has been impaired.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University
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