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Korean Exobrain beats four human quiz champions
29-November-2016

Exobrain, a language intelligence software for communicating between human and machine developed by the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), defeated four human champions in a quiz show on EBS Korea. South Korea’s Educational Broadcasting System is a children’s educational television and radio network.

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Contact: Noh Hoon PARK Institution: Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute(ETRI)
 
Getting the jump on industrial failures
28-November-2016

A statistics-driven method to detect emerging problems in industrial processes could improve industrial safety, reliability and productivity.

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Contact: Michelle D'Antoni Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Three rings stop cell division in plants
25-November-2016

A group of researchers has developed a new compound, a triarylmethane that can rapidly inhibit cell division in plants. This compound was found to selectively inhibit cell division in plant cells with respect to animal cells.

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Contact: Ayako Miyazaki Institution: Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University
 
Obtaining kenaf fibres with ease
24-November-2016

Researchers of Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) have succeeded in developing Eco-Zyme, an enzyme that is extracted from locally isolated microbes to help in the process of kenaf retting in order to obtain kenaf fibres.

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Contact: Dr Nayan KANWAL, FRSA, ABIM, AMIS, Ph.D. Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
 
Development of Graphene Microwave Photodetector
24-November-2016

A joint team has developed cryogenic microwave photodetector which is able to detect 100,000 times smaller light energy compared to the existing photedetectors. The significance is DGIST have developed the world's first microwave photodetector using graphene device.

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Contact: Moonsuk Seon Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology)
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