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Key molecule for flu infection identified
30-May-2018

After decades of research, a research team has discovered the key receptor molecule that enhances the infection of the influenza A virus, providing a novel target for anti-flu drug development.

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Contact: Tyler Tannert Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
Switched on: a breakthrough for spintronics
28-May-2018

Researchers at Tohoku University in Japan have discovered a switch to control the spin current, a mechanism needed for information processing with full spin-based devices.

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Contact: Naoko Odajima Institution: Tohoku University Category: Science
 
Shine Bright Like a Nanoaggregate
25-May-2018

Highly luminescent inks made from copper–iodine hybrid clusters with aggregation-induced emission.

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA Category: Technology
 
Why do we need one pair of genome?
25-May-2018

Scientists have unraveled how the cell replication process destabilizes when it has more, or less, than a pair of chromosome sets, each of which is called a genome — a major step toward understanding chromosome instability in cancer cells.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
Programming synthetic molecular codes to turn genes ‘ON’
24-May-2018

Scientists developed a biomimetic epigenetic code that can activate genes on demand to treat disease.

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Contact: Izumi Mindy Takamiya Institution: Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences at Kyoto University Category: Science
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