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Dark Matter May be Hitting the Right Note in Small Galaxies
27-February-2019

New study finds dark matter may scatter against each other only when they hit the right energy, which could explain why galaxies from the smallest to the biggest have the shapes they do.

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Contact: Motoko Kakubayashi Institution: Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU) Category: Science
 
Key flu target identified [Asia Research News 2019 Magazine]
26-February-2019

A key cell receptor that facilitates influenza A virus infection has been identified following decades of research.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Medicine
 
ALMA Differentiates Two Birth Cries from a Single Star -Strong evidence of independent origins for two gas flows
26-February-2019

Astronomers have unveiled the origins of two different gas streams from a baby star. Using ALMA, they found that the slow outflow and the high speed jet from a protostar have misaligned axes and that the former started to be ejected earlier than the latter. These indicate that streams were launched from different parts of disk around the protostar.

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Contact: Hitoshi Yamaoka Institution: National Astronomial Observatory of Japan Category: Science
 
Living with Myanmar Conference
25-February-2019

Conference hosted by the Myanmar Research Centre at the Australian National University (MRC-ANU) will explore contradictions, ambiguities and complexities of ‘Living with Myanmar’.

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Contact: Edgard Rodriguez Institution: International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Category: People
 
Skin pigmentation recreated with 3D bioprinter [Asia Research News 2019 Magazine]
25-February-2019

Engineered human skin can look more natural when made using 3D bioprinting.

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Contact: Simon Davies Institution: IOP Publishing Category: Technology
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