Scientists Discover Role Of APP In The Brain Scientists Discover Role Of APP In The Brain
  • April 23rd, 2014
  • Usually associated with Alzheimer’s disease, scientists have found that the protein APP controls the growth of new brain cells via a target known as microRNA-574-5p.

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Ten Thousand Paper Microscopes For Citizen Scientists Ten Thousand Paper Microscopes For Citizen Scientists
  • April 23rd, 2014
  • Scientists hope that the cheap and sturdy low cost microscopes will enable the diagnosis of diseases such as malaria to be crowdsourced.

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Vaccine Could Prolong Melanoma Patient Survival Vaccine Could Prolong Melanoma Patient Survival
  • April 23rd, 2014
  • A ten-year study shows that a vaccine called vaccina melanoma cell lysate could help prolong the lives of late stage skin cancer patients.

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Mystery At Material Interface Unveiled Mystery At Material Interface Unveiled
  • April 21st, 2014
  • Researchers from Singapore and Germany have found a new way to study the curious properties observed at the interface of materials.

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Researchers Develop Method To Make 2D Molybdenum Diselenide Researchers Develop Method To Make 2D Molybdenum Diselenide
  • April 21st, 2014
  • Researchers from Singapore and the US have found a potentially scalable method of producing an important semiconductor called molybdenum diselenide.

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Ineda Raises US$17 Million To Develop Chips For Wearable Devices Ineda Raises US$17 Million To Develop Chips For Wearable Devices
  • April 21st, 2014
  • The Series B funding will be used to develop Ineda’s ultra-low power and high performance semiconductors for the wearable device market.

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Iron Supplements Could Help Female Athletes Iron Supplements Could Help Female Athletes
  • April 21st, 2014
  • A review of past studies found that iron supplements improved women’s exercise performance.

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WHO Issues First Hepatitis C Guidelines WHO Issues First Hepatitis C Guidelines

The recommendations include increasing hepatitis C screening, liver damage mitigation and how to select appropriate treatment for chronic infections.

Academy Medal Awarded To Outstanding Physicist Academy Medal Awarded To Outstanding Physicist

Retired physicist Harry Messel has been recognized by the Australian Academy of Science for his contributions to science education.

Tsumoru Shintake Awarded German Physics Prize Tsumoru Shintake Awarded German Physics Prize

This year’s Gersch Budker Prize goes to Professor Tsumoru Shintake of OIST for his work on the SACLA X-Ray Free Electron Laser.

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Scientists Discover Role Of APP In The Brain

Scientists Discover Role Of APP In The Brain

Usually associated with Alzheimer’s disease, scientists have found that the protein APP controls the growth of new brain cells via a target known as microRNA-574-5p.