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Found 52 articles for February 2017.
 
Better biosensors on edge
13-February-2017

Inscribing porous, carbonized patterns into a polymer creates sensitive electrodes that detect biological molecules.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
Accelerated Chlorophyll Reaction in Microdroplets to Reveal Secret of Photosynthesis
13-February-2017

The research team of South Korea's Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST) fellow Hong Gil Nam, discovered the natural control of chlorophyll activity. New mechanisms to protect photosynthesis organisms and control its efficiency are expected.

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Contact: Moonsuk Seon Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology) Category: Science
 
Hokkaido U. an important hub for research into indigenous peoples
13-February-2017

This is Part IV of an article about Hokkaido University’s Center for Ainu and Indigenous Studies, the only national institution in Japan that studies the Ainu of Japan and other indigenous peoples around the world.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Culture
 
New Peptide Hormone Aids Waterproof Barrier Formation in Plant Roots
14-February-2017

Nagoya University researchers identify peptide hormones needed for formation and maintenance of plant root barrier to preserve ion homeostasis and adapt to harsh soil conditions.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University Category: Science
 
New RNAi treatment targets eye inflammation
14-February-2017

Scientists have developed a new RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutic agent that safely blocked ocular inflammation in mice, potentially making it a new treatment for human uveitis and diabetic retinopathy.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
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