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Red Sea flushes faster from far flung volcanoes
22-July-2018

Volcanic eruptions in Mexico and the Philippines can lead to atmospheric changes that favor the ventilation of deep water in the Red Sea.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
Treating dementia with the healing waves of sound
20-July-2018

Ultrasound applied to the whole brain in mouse models helped improve cognitive dysfunction, and clinical trials are now underway to investigate if the treatment could help human patients with dementia.

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Contact: Naoko Odajima Institution: Tohoku University Category: Medicine
 
PolyU – Axis Therapeutics Joint Center for Immunotherapy launched to develop Innovative Cancer Treatments
18-July-2018

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) will join forces with Axis Therapeutics, a newly established joint venture by two global biopharmaceutical companies – Athenex, Inc. and Xiangxue Pharmaceutical, to foster the research and development of translational medicine by setting up a Joint Center for Immunotherapy.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Category: Technology
 
PolyU—Shenzhen University jointly set up The Greater Bay Area International Institute for Innovation
18-July-2018

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and Shenzhen University (SZU) will jointly set up The Greater Bay Area International Institute for Innovation (GBA I3) with an aim to develop the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau GBA into a world-class innovation hub.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Category: Business
 
Water desalination picks up the pace
18-July-2018

A membrane made of porous carbon-fiber structures grown on a porous ceramic substrate is more efficient at filtering seawater than existing similar membranes.

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