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Hyper Suprime-Cam Survey reveals detailed dark matter map of the Universe
26-September-2018

Einstein’s general theory of relativity has helped an international team of researchers measure the lumpiness of dark matter in our Universe today by analyzing images of 10 million distant galaxies, and further use it to understand dark energy.

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Contact: Motoko Kakubayashi Institution: Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU)
 
The photo that launched the world's largest galaxy survey [Asia Research News 2018 feature]
26-September-2018

The stunningly clear images of galaxies captured by a huge camera aboard the Subaru telescope in Hawaii began with a breath-taking photo of our nearest neighbour.

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Contact: Motoko Kakubayashi Institution: Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU)
 
Trees’ species and age affect carbon emissions
25-September-2018

Climate change forecasts could improve by better understanding the variation in natural carbon emissions from different vegetation types.

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Contact: Pertanika Journals Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
 
Walking football for active lifestyle among children
24-September-2018

The incidence and prevalence of childhood obesity is increasing due to many risks factors, such as, food intake, increasing TV watching time and fewer activities. Children who are less active and do fewer physical or sports activities have been related to poor fitness level and excessive weight gain.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
Solving real-world problems
19-September-2018

Tools developed by Håvard Rue have transformed data analysis, interpretation and communication and are applied broadly: from modeling the spread of infectious diseases to mapping fish stocks.

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