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Plant’s POEM: “No need to fertilize, for increase in seed size”
12-November-2016

Plant biologists at ITbM have made a key discovery that the contents in pollen tubes alone can increase the size of seeds, without the need for fertilization. This finding may be useful in developing crops, which can develop seeds under unfavorable environmental conditions where fertilization does not readily occur.

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Contact: Ayako Miyazaki Institution: Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University
 
Keeping pollution under control
9-November-2016

Sophisticated statistical methods can detect ozone pollution hot spots and monitor instrument failure.

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Contact: Michelle D'Antoni Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
 
Robot Drone Man: Telepresence Robot That Flies
9-November-2016

A researcher in South Korea has created a life-size humanoid telepresence robot on a drone platform, which allows users a virtual flight experience and an opportunity to interact with people at remote locations.

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Contact: Lan Yoon Institution: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
 
Tuning into more compact laser designs
3-November-2016

A laser developed at Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore, can produce infrared beams over an unprecedented range of wavelengths

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
 
Ghostly measurements
3-November-2016

A quantum effect allows infrared measurements to be performed by detecting visible light, bringing opportunities for cheaper, better performance spectroscopy

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