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Keep the Light Off: A Material with Improved Mechanical Performance in the Dark
18-May-2018

Researchers at Nagoya University find an inorganic semiconductor is brittle when exposed to light, but flexible in the dark.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University Category: Science
 
HKBU develops world-first metal-based probes for detection of dopamine receptors, a cancer biomarker
15-May-2018

A team at Hong Kong Baptist University has developed the world’s first iridium(III)-based probes for imaging dopamine receptors in living cells. The discovery has enhanced the understanding of dopamine receptors in carcinogenesis, and the findings can be potentially developed as a novel early cancer detection technology.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University Category: Medicine
 
Connecting the dots to unlock brain structure
15-May-2018

Mapping genetic influences on connections between neural networks could lead to a better understanding of brain organization and behavior.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Medicine
 
HKBU scholars invent award-winning portable device for quick and accurate detection of lead contamination in water within 10 minutes
15-May-2018

HKBU's award-winning portable device can quickly and accurately detect lead contamination in water.

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Contact: Hong Kong Baptist University Institution: Hong Kong Baptist University Category: Science
 
Enzyme adopts dynamic structure to function in hot, salty sea
15-May-2018

Protein analysis could lead to new advances in DNA sequencing technologies.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Technology
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