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New insight into ocean-atmosphere interaction and subsequent cloud formation
26-November-2018

Organic compounds undergo drastic variations in their chemical composition as they transfer from the ocean’s surface to atmospheric aerosols which act as nuclei to form clouds.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Cancer Prevention Research and Practice – the way forward to tackle rising cancer burden
25-November-2018

Research shows that up to 50 percent of cancer cases and deaths are preventable. Cancer prevention is the most cost-effective and sustainable long-term strategy for the control of cancer.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
ALMA’s Highest Frequency Receiver produces its First Scientific Result on Massive Star Formation
22-November-2018

ALMA has tuned in another new channel for signals from space. Using its highest frequency receivers yet, researchers obtained 695 radio signatures for various molecules in the direction of a massive star forming region. These first results from the ALMA Band 10 receivers developed in Japan ensure a promising future for high frequency observations.

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Contact: Hitoshi Yamaoka Institution: National Astronomial Observatory of Japan
 
Out of the fog: honeycomb films
21-November-2018

Research into porous films made via the condensation of humid air could lead to materials with applications ranging from medicine to photovoltaics.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science
 
Making medicine from crop waste
21-November-2018

Tohoku University researchers are optimizing methods to produce useful compounds from biomass.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
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