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How to be a male without the Y chromosome
30-September-2016

Hokkaido University researchers have revealed that key sex-determining genes continue to operate in a mammalian species that lacks the Y chromosome, taking us a step further toward understanding sex differentiation.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University
 
The first genome of a coral reef fish
29-September-2016

A genome for the blacktail butterflyfish may illustrate how reef fish adapt to challenging conditions in the Red Sea.

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Contact: Michelle D'Antoni Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Gentle sensors for diagnosing brain disorders
29-September-2016

New sensor design paves the way for safer and more effective brain monitoring.

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Contact: Michelle D'Antoni Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
New Multiferroic Materials from Building Blocks
29-September-2016

A research group in Japan successfully developed room temperature multiferroic materials by a layer-by-layer assembly of nanosheet building blocks. Multiferroic materials are expected to play a vital role in the development of next-generation multifunctional electronic devices.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science
 
PolyU study reveals minimalist shoes increase leg and foot muscles
28-September-2016

In a recent study conducted by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and the Harvard Medical School, running in minimalist shoes can increase leg and foot muscle volume, indicating its potential application in rehabilitation programme.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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