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Found 17 articles for August 2014.
 
PolyU scholar received award for anti-cancer drug research
1-August-2014

Dr Tao Ye, Associate Professor of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)’s Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology was recently awarded the 2014 Xiaoyu Hu Memorial Award at the 13th Chinese International Peptide Symposium (CPS) held in Datong, China, from 30 June – 4 July 2014.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Category: Science
 
Used-cigarette butts offer energy storage solution
5-August-2014

A group of scientists from South Korea have converted used-cigarette butts into a high-performing material that could be integrated into computers, handheld devices, electrical vehicles and wind turbines to store energy.

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Contact: Alison Hadley Institution: IOP Publishing Category: Science
 
Geoflood Information Visualisor (GFIV)
6-August-2014

This flood information visualization software will be an excellent tool for water resources planning and management as well as for better flood decision making analysis.

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Contact: Darmarajah Nadarajah Institution: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Category: Technology
 
Can probiotics reduce the severity of C. difficile infections?
6-August-2014

Probiotics have shown promise for treating patients with recurrent Clostridium difficile infections. However, their safety and quality control requires further study – especially in immunocompromised patients, concludes a review paper published in the Pertanika Journal of Science and Technology.

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Contact: Dr Nayan KANWAL, FRSA, ABIM, AMIS, Ph.D. Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Category: Medicine
 
Gasification of oil palm biomass to produce clean producer gas for heat and power generation
7-August-2014

This technology can simultaneously remove impurities and produce clean gas for heat and power generation from waste biomass

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Contact: Darmarajah Nadarajah Institution: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Category: Business
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