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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
 
Aiming Low: Landmark study optimises steroid use in pregnancy
15-May-2018

Research which aims to optimise steroid use in pregnancy is set to benefit millions of families worldwide who will have babies born prematurely.

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Contact: Naoko Odajima Institution: Tohoku University Category: Medicine
 
HKBU develops world-first metal-based probes for detection of dopamine receptors, a cancer biomarker
14-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: Science
 
An edible one-two punch to reduce cholesterol [Asia Research News 2018 feature]
16-May-2018

Novel micro-beads encapsulating probiotics could help to further lower cholesterol levels.

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Contact: Mohd Hafiz Mohd Hanafiah Institution: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Category: Science
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