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Sugar withdrawal: Killing the Leishmania parasite [Asia Research News 2018 feature]
13-April-2018

Findings on how parasites cope with stress on a cellular level could aid the development of drugs that combat leishmaniasis, a tropical disease neglected by the pharmaceutical industry.

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Contact: Dr Nayan KANWAL, FRSA, ABIM, AMIS, Ph.D. Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
 
Measuring the risks of extreme temperatures on public health
13-April-2018

Heat and cold waves affect people with certain health conditions differently, highlighting the need for tailored public service risk communication.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Powering the bottom line
12-April-2018

A risk-based optimization scheme boosts confidence and profitability for future mixed-technology power plants.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
The raw power of human motion
12-April-2018

Standalone power modules that harvest and convert vibrations from their surroundings into electricity could soon fuel future microsystems.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Rats sniff out TB in children
9-April-2018

Research shows that rats can detect tuberculosis in children with higher accuracy than standard microscopy tests.

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Contact: Elizabeth Hawkins Institution: Springer Nature
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