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Vol 24, No. 03, March 2020
ASIA-PACIFIC
Shedding Light on COVID-19 Vaccine Development

Scientists at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) identified potential vaccine targets for SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

Community-led Interventions for Improving Blood Pressure Control

Multi-national intervention trial to reduce and better control blood pressure produces "clinically meaningful" results through multifactorial approach.

Importance of Redox Homeostasis in Potential Treatment of Disease

Research team led by Dr Lee Wen Hwa of the Genomic Research Centre, Academia Sinica elucidate the roles of GPx7 and GPx8 in monitoring reactive oxygen species which can provide promising therapeutic use.

Novel Processor Architecture to Solve Complex Mathematical Problems

STATICA, a novel processor architecture designed by scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology solves combinatorial optimization problems faster than existing processors.

Uncovering Mechanisms of the Human Biological Clock

Mechanistic understanding of the regulators of the human biological clock can provide scientists with the key to developing therapies for sleep disorders.

Discovery of Healthy Stomach Stem Cells Reveals Cancer Origins

Landmark finding of genetic marker Aquaporin-5 (AQP5) provided researchers a way to isolate human stomach stem cells and uncover insights to gastric cancer progression.

Cataloguing Cancer "fingerprints" to Map Cancer Genomes

In a decade-long global effort by world class institutions in Singapore, the UK and USA, has developed the most detailed catalogue of mutational fingerprints found in most types of cancers that could help clarify their developmental history and lead to new prevention and treatment strategies.

Creating a Circular Economy using Greenhouse Gases

Scientists from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have developed a catalyst that recycles greenhouse gases into fuel and hydrogen gas.

REST OF THE WORLD
Guide for Liquid Biopsy in Individual Glioblastoma Patients

Study by the University of Pennsylvania demonstrates the benefits of imaging to identify suitability of liquid biopsy of glioblastoma patients.

Multi-purpose use of Breast and Kidney Cancer Drugs

Randomized phase II trial demonstrated the use of breast and kidney cancer drugs for head and neck cancers.

The Two Faces of Immune Cells

Dubbed the "Jekyll and Hyde" properties, scientists at Trinity College Dublin identified a rare, new cell in the immune system that is able to express two forms of T cells.

Fine Particle Air Pollution Linked to Development of Kidney Disease

Recent study by the American Society of Nephrology found that people living in areas with higher levels of air pollution are more susceptible to developing kidney

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