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Carbon nanotubes and near-infrared lasers promise a cost effective solution for cell membrane manipulation
15-August-2014

Japanese researchers have developed a new, targeted method for perforating cell membranes in order to deliver drugs to, or manipulate the genes of, individual cells. The paper is published in the journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science
 
Biology of Love at First Sight: Waseda research explains the mechanism of "Cupid's arrow"
14-August-2014

Waseda university researchers have identified certain chemicals in the brain which regulate downstream reproductive hormones of males.

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Contact: Waseda University Institution: Waseda University
 
Can probiotics reduce the severity of C. difficile infections?
6-August-2014

Probiotics have shown promise for treating patients with recurrent Clostridium difficile infections. However, their safety and quality control requires further study – especially in immunocompromised patients, concludes a review paper published in the Pertanika Journal of Science and Technology.

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Contact: Dr Nayan KANWAL, FRSA, ABIM, AMIS, Ph.D. Institution: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
 
Modified drug gives a ‘green light’ for its own success
30-July-2014

A modified anticancer drug can simultaneously target tumour sites and show whether or not it is working.

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Contact: Lee Swee Heng Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
 
Golden-C: A new mango drink enriched with antioxidants from mas cotek
22-July-2014

Researchers at the Universiti Teknologi MARA have enhanced the antioxidants present in mango fruit drink by adding the extracts of naturally occuring traditional herbs in Malaysia.

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Contact: Darmarajah Nadarajah Institution: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
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