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Green walls could buffer flash flooding in cities [Asia Research News 2018 feature]

Simulations reveal that green walls filled with coconut peat could absorb storm water running off buildings, mitigating flash floods.

Designing a greener reagent [Asia Research News 2018 feature]

A safe and sustainable chemical reagent could aid cost-efficient development of new materials and medicines.

Human activities increase the risk of summer starting early in South Korea

Computer climate models suggest that human activities increased the risk of high May temperatures and early onset of summer by two to three times.

Researchers Find New Ways to Harness Wasted Methane

The primary component of natural gas, methane, is itself a potent greenhouse gas. A recent study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has unveiled a high performance catalyst for methane conversion to formaldehyde.

Killing tumours by targeting their viral DNA [Asia Research News 2018 feature]

A nucleus-penetrating probe could lead to therapies for virus-related tumours.