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Breast Density in Quantifying Breast Cancer Risk
8-December-2016

There is a strong connection between breast cancer and the high rate of breast density. These are cases wherein the patient has previously undergone mammography screening and been cleared as ‘normal’. A subsequent diagnosis of cancer indicates the failure of mammography to detect the breast cancer.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
Highly efficient genome engineering in flowering plants
5-December-2016

Plant biologists at ITbM, Nagoya University have developed a genome editing method to knockout target genes in a model plant with high efficiency. The team reports a new CRISPR/Cas9 vector for the model plant that can strongly induce inheritable mutations.

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Contact: Ayako Miyazaki Institution: Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University
 
ETRI develops high performance, autonomous vehicle processor
1-December-2016

Researchers from Korea’s Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) have developed a high performance processor for autonomous vehicles called Aldebaran.

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Contact: Noh Hoon PARK Institution: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute(ETRI)
 
Super-Flexible Liquid Crystal Device for Bendable and Rollable Displays
30-November-2016

Researchers at Tohoku University have developed a super flexible liquid crystal (LC) device, in which two ultra-thin plastic substrates are firmly bonded by polymer wall spacers.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University
 
Mix and match lasers
30-November-2016

Combining silicon with an optically active material enables tiny lasers compatible with industrial fabrication techniques.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
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