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Understanding malaria with mathematics
24-April-2017

Mathematical formulas that model how deadly mosquito-borne diseases spread can help medical researchers accurately predict how real-life outbreaks develop and find countermeasures.

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Contact: Lo may chiun Institution: Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
 
Solving a cell membrane mystery
24-April-2017

Scientists have developed new fluorescent probes that prove the existence of cell membrane structures called ‘lipid rafts’, allowing researchers to study how toxins and viruses invade cells.

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Contact: Izumi Mindy Takamiya Institution: Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences at Kyoto University
 
Synchronized voltage rhythms could maintain the body’s clock
24-April-2017

Cells in the brain’s master circadian clock synchronize voltage rhythms despite asynchronous calcium rhythms, which might explain how a tissue-wide rhythm is maintained.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Space technologies improve surgeries back on earth
21-April-2017

Researchers in Hong Kong have developed a novel surgical robotic system that provides tactile feedback and is capable of single-incision and natural orifice (incision-free) robotic surgery. The system minimizes surgical trauma and is safer than currently available robotic systems.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 
Recent developments in empowering women to protect themselves against cervical cancer
21-April-2017

New developments in cervical cancer screening and vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, a causal agent for cervical cancer provide new opportunities for the prevention of this disease. HPV testing as oppose to the conventional pap smear is now recommended while 3 HPV vaccines are now approved to combat HPV associated diseases.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
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