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ASIA-PACIFIC
Multi-Centre Global Study Identifies New Asian Genetic Factors for Parkinson's Disease

Singapore research team discover two new gene loci in Asians that contribute to increased risk of Parkinson's Disease.

"Dark Matter" DNA and Rice Production

Researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) shed light on the reproductive role of non-coding DNA in rice.

World's First Spherical Artificial Eye

Team led by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) developed the world's first 3D artificial eye with a retina, bringing vision to humanoid robots and hope to patients with visual impairment.

Nanoparticle Combination Drug Delivery Therapy for Atherosclerosis

Researchers from The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) designed physiochemical cargo-switching nanoparticles (CSNP) to help significantly reduce cholesterol and macrophage foam cells in arteries.

The Mystery of Tanaids Uncovered

Discoveries of small crustaceans known as tanaids by two researchers from the National University of Singapore's (NUS's) Tropical Marine Science Institute

The Achilles Heel of Nematodes

Research group from the Institute of Molecular Biology, Academia Sinica, use the nematode as a model to investigate the mechanism by which oyster mushrooms paralyze and kill nematodes.

Revolutionising the Design for a Fuel Cell Electrolyte

An international team of scientists have developed a new simple and universal design for the fuel cell electrolyte.

Lack of Reduction of Emissions Poses Risk for Mangroves

An international research team has predicted that mangroves will not be able to survive with rising sea-level rates reached by 2050, if emissions are not reduced.

Urine Test to Identify Pregnancy Outcome after Threatened Miscarriage

Researchers at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and clinicians at KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH) have developed a urine test that within 30 minutes, can gauge pregnancy outcomes for women presenting with signs of threatened miscarriage

REST OF THE WORLD
Predicting Life Expectancy for Older Adults with Diabetes

Based on a study by Veterans Affairs of more than 275,000 patients, it was found that clinicians can use patient data such as a history of co-occurring health conditions and medication, to predict the 5- and 10-year life expectancy of older people with diabetes.

Tumour Cell-Based Vaccine for Mantle Cell Lymphoma

A phase I/II clinical trial by researchers at Stanford University suggests that vaccines prepared from a patient's own tumour cells may prevent the incurable blood cancer mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) from returning after treatment.

Linking Overconsumption and Growth Economy as Key Drivers of Environmental Crises

A group of researchers, led by a UNSW sustainability scientist, have reviewed existing academic discussions on the link between wealth, economy and associated impacts, reaching a clear conclusion: technology will only get us so far when working towards sustainability.

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