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New strategy for Isotope Separation with Flexible Porous Material
26-December-2017

An international team of researchers, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has succeeded in developing a novel deuterium separation method, using a special class of metal organic frameworks (MOFs) whose pore dimensions change upon gas adsorption.

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Contact: JooHyeon Heo Institution: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) Category: Science
 
Understanding the molecular mechanisms of ALS
26-December-2017

Scientists have revealed more details of the molecular mechanism behind neuronal cell death in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a step forward to find ways to control progression of the disease.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
Mass Spectrometric Imaging Technique Makes Diagnosis Easier and Smarter
26-December-2017

A research team from Korea succeeded develop mass spectrometry imaging system to analyze living biological samples in the atmospheric pressure environment at resolution of 3 several micrometers. The approach could be applied in molecular biology and medical diagnosis fields.

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Contact: Jieun Choi Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology) Category: Technology
 
Development of a Nanowire Device to Detect Cancer with a Urine Test
25-December-2017

Researchers centered at Nagoya University develop a nanowire device able to detect microscopic levels of urinary markers potentially implicated in cancer

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University Category: Medicine
 
A kiss of death for prostate cancer
22-December-2017

Hokkaido University researchers have uncovered a cellular protein that stabilizes a tumor promoting signaling pathway, suggesting a new target to treat prostate cancer.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Medicine
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