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Found 52 articles for February 2017.
 
New species discovered in Antarctica
8-February-2017

A team of Japanese scientists has discovered a new species of polychaete, a type of marine annelid worm, 9-meters deep underwater near Japan’s Syowa Station in Antarctica, providing a good opportunity to study how animals adapt to extreme environments.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
Unfinished Odyssey for Well Aging and Humanness
9-February-2017

This is Part 1 of an article written by Sang Chul Park, chair professor at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology (DGIST) and the Well Aging Research Center in South Korea. Sang Chul Park discusses about aging revolution, pursuit for human longevity and well aging.

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Contact: Moonsuk Seon Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology) Category: People
 
The road to oil palm expansion in Latin America is paved by… cows?
10-February-2017

Cattle pastures and other previously degraded lands are the primary source of new oil palm plantations in Latin America.

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Contact: Alison Hadley Institution: IOP Publishing Category: Science
 
Link Identified between Nerve Cell Proteins and Middle-age Onset Dementia
13-February-2017

Nagoya University-led research identifies role for neuronal protein interaction in preventing frontotemporal lobar degeneration, a dementia that starts in middle age.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University Category: Science
 
Tracking superbugs for antibiotic resistance
13-February-2017

An antibiotic resistant strain of bacteria found circulating in Jeddah’s municipal wastewater could have severe implications for public health.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
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