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Found 44 articles for September 2016.
 
Agents of Change
26-September-2016

People are influenced by their family, friends, colleagues and even strangers. This social sway can be measured by science, say researchers from Singapore Management University.

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Contact: Office of Research Institution: Singapore Management University Category: People
 
Balancing the Sacred and the Secular
26-September-2016

Researchers from Singapore Management University, widely regarded as one of the world’s leading social and cultural geographers, study the complexities that surround a society’s religious spaces and practices.

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Contact: Office of Research Institution: Singapore Management University Category: Culture
 
A blue stoplight to prevent runaway photosynthesis
26-September-2016

An international team including researchers in France and Japan, using the green alga Chlamydomonas as a model, found a switch that triggers the suppression mechanism to prevent runaway photosynthesis. The switch is a blue light photoreceptor protein called phototropin. The research has been published in the September 22 issue of Nature.

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Contact: Tomoko Kurata Institution: National Institute for Basic Biology Category: Science
 
Picky ants maintain colour polymorphism of bugs they work with.
7-September-2016

Hokkaido University researchers have found that ants have a particular preference for aphid colonies with certain colours, which could be why these bugs are able to keep their colours across generations.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
Scientists Move Step Closer to Solving Fusion Plasma Dilemma
12-September-2016

A team of researchers affiliated with Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), South Korea, claims to have made yet another step towards finding a solution to one of the critical but unsolved fusion plasma physics problems.

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Contact: UNIST Public Relations Team Institution: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) Category: Science
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