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Cosmetically smoothing over visible facial scars
11-September-2018

A novel cosmetic product, designed to fill small to moderate facial scars, has shown promise in covering such deformities in a small group of patients.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
Mechano-sensing and resistance during development of the fruitfly wing
10-September-2018

How cells arrange themselves into precise tissue structures like wings is a response, and a resistance, to global mechanical patterning in a tissue.

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Contact: Izumi Mindy Takamiya Institution: Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences at Kyoto University
 
Golden sandwich could make the world more sustainable
10-September-2018

Scientists have developed a photoelectrode that can harvest 85 percent of visible light in a 30 nanometers-thin semiconductor layer between gold layers, converting light energy 11 times more efficiently than previous methods.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Evolution of psychiatric disorders and human personality traits
7-September-2018

How and why human-unique characteristics such as highly social behavior, languages and complex culture have evolved is a long-standing question. A research team led by Tohoku University in Japan has revealed the evolution of a gene related to such human-unique psychiatric traits.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
Artificial Synaptic Device Simulating the Function of Human Brain
7-September-2018

Korean researchers have developed a high-reliability artificial electronic synaptic device that simulates neurons and synapses. The finding is expected to be utilized in the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and brain-like semiconductors.

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Contact: Jieun Choi Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology)
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