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Found 59 articles for April 2017.
 
The carpenter enzyme gives DNA the snip
2-April-2017

Enzyme follows a two-step verification system before cutting and repairing DNA damage.

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Contact: Carolyn Unck Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Science
 
The Rise of Alternative Metrics (Altmetrics) for Research Impact Measurement
3-April-2017

Altmetrics are new metrics proposed as alternatives to impact factor for journals as well as individual citation indexes (h-index). Altmetrics uses online activities to measure the impact, buzz and word of mouth for scientific information. It includes new methods to measure the usage at citation level.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya Category: People
 
QU male infertility research on sperm phospholipase C zeta protein gives hope to infertile couples
3-April-2017

A cutting-edge research conducted by a faculty member from Qatar University College of Medicine (QU-CMED) in collaboration with researchers from Cardiff University, UK showed that an important sperm protein required for the egg fertilization process, known as phospholipase C zeta (PLC), is ineffective in individuals suffering from infertility.

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Contact: Abdel Magid Hamouda Institution: Qatar University Category: Science
 
Reversing Aging Now Possible
3-April-2017

A team in South Korea has opened a new horizon of aging recovery research by changing the irreversibility paradigm of aging. The research team was the world’s first to confirm that as cell aging progresses.

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Contact: Moonsuk Seon Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology) Category: Technology
 
Mysterious cosmic explosion puzzles astronomers
3-April-2017

A mysterious flash of X-rays has been discovered by NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory in the deepest X-ray image ever obtained. This source likely comes from some sort of destructive event, but may be of a variety that scientists have never seen before.

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Contact: Motoko Kakubayashi Institution: Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU) Category: Science
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