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Cellular pumps protect the gut from toxins
24-August-2018

Cells that provide structural support to the intestine’s interior lining also have special defences against toxins.

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Contact: dukenus Institution: Duke-NUS Medical School
 
Critical role of DHA on foetal brain development revealed: Study
16-August-2018

Researchers at Duke-NUS Medical School have made some new discoveries regarding DHA. Their study has proven how DHA can only reach the brain if it is available in a certain form, and only if it can be transported to the brain effectively by a protein called MFSD2A.

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Contact: dukenus Institution: Duke-NUS Medical School
 
PolyU develops novel self-fitting scaffold for bone regeneration
14-August-2018

Researchers from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) have designed and fabricated a high performing self-fitting bone scaffold by combining a shape memory foam and hydroxyapatite (the principal mineral component of bone tissue).

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 
Pinpointing mutations that give bacteria antibiotic resistance
14-August-2018

A new method to analyse a commonly understood route for antibiotic resistance could lead to earlier detection of antibiotic resistant bacteria.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Hybrid catalyst with high enantiomer selectivity
9-August-2018

A group of Japanese researchers has developed a technology to create a hybrid catalyst from simple-structured, commercially available rhodium and organic catalysts, which reduces chemical waste and produces molecules with high selectivity of an enantiomer, a pair of molecular structures that are non-superimposable mirror images of each other.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University
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