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New genetic findings explain how embryos form arms and legs
23-May-2018

New study revises biologists’ understanding of how limbs and lungs develop in humans.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
 
New advances in understanding and treating intellectual disorder
23-May-2018

Researchers at Tohoku University in Japan have investigated an intellectual disorder (ATR-X) syndrome to reveal its cause, mechanism and a potential therapeutic strategy to decrease associated cognitive impairment.

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Contact: Naoko Odajima Institution: Tohoku University
 
HKBU develops world-first metal-based probes for detection of dopamine receptors, a cancer biomarker
15-May-2018

A team at Hong Kong Baptist University has developed the world’s first iridium(III)-based probes for imaging dopamine receptors in living cells. The discovery has enhanced the understanding of dopamine receptors in carcinogenesis, and the findings can be potentially developed as a novel early cancer detection technology.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University
 
Connecting the dots to unlock brain structure
15-May-2018

Mapping genetic influences on connections between neural networks could lead to a better understanding of brain organization and behavior.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Aiming Low: Landmark study optimises steroid use in pregnancy
15-May-2018

Research which aims to optimise steroid use in pregnancy is set to benefit millions of families worldwide who will have babies born prematurely.

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Contact: Naoko Odajima Institution: Tohoku University
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