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Dialling in: Increasing Internet penetration in Myanmar
4-September-2017

Researchers are helping Myanmar transition to an inclusive, networked economy that gives citizens access to technology and services.

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Contact: Kyle Brown Institution: International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Category: Technology
 
From iPad to iPaper
1-September-2017

Investigation of paper-based electronics continues to advance, showing exciting signs of progress.

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Contact: Mikiko Tanifuji Institution: National Institute for Materials Science Category: Science
 
Virus hijacks cell’s transportation system
1-September-2017

A deadly tick-borne virus uses the host neuron’s transportation system to move their RNA, resulting in the local reproduction of the virus and severe neurological symptoms.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Medicine
 
Equatorial jet in Venusian atmosphere discovered by Akatsuki
1-September-2017

Observations by Japan’s Venus climate orbiter Akatsuki have revealed an equatorial jet in the lower to middle cloud layer of the planet’s atmosphere, a finding that could be pivotal to unraveling a phenomenon called superrotation.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
PolyU discovers a newly emerged superbug -- hyper-resistant and hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae
31-August-2017

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) discovered a newly emerged superbug, hyper-resistant and hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae, which may cause untreatable and fatal infections in relatively healthy individuals and will pose enormous threat to human health.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Category: Medicine
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