Incense Use Linked To Cardiovascular Disease Incense Use Linked To Cardiovascular Disease
  • August 20th, 2014
  • Study shows that daily incense use is associated with a higher mortality rate due to cardiovascular disease.

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Japan’s Universities Top Asia-Pac in 2014 ARWU Rankings Japan’s Universities Top Asia-Pac in 2014 ARWU Rankings
  • August 20th, 2014
  • The University of Tokyo and Kyoto University retain their position as top in Asia-Pacific, ranked 21st and 26th respectively.

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Bypassing The Brain To Walk Again Bypassing The Brain To Walk Again
  • August 20th, 2014
  • Bypassing the spinal cord with an artificial neural connection enables subjects to control their legs by swinging their arms.

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Combined Test Detects Deadly Fungus Combined Test Detects Deadly Fungus
  • August 20th, 2014
  • By combining two methods, scientists have developed a more sensitive and specific test for invasive aspergillosis.

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The Evolutionary Role Of PMS? The Evolutionary Role Of PMS?
  • August 20th, 2014
  • Professor Michael Gillings of Macquarie University argues that premenstural syndrome could have served to break up infertile couples.

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Antibody Treats Solid Tumors By Targeting Micro-Environment Antibody Treats Solid Tumors By Targeting Micro-Environment
  • August 20th, 2014
  • The unexpected finding that EphA3 is highly expressed in the tumor microenvironment could lead to a new treatment for blood malignancies.

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Fosun Commits US$111 Million To Partnership With Public Hospital Fosun Commits US$111 Million To Partnership With Public Hospital
  • August 20th, 2014
  • The partnership between Fosun and Taizhou Muncipal Hospital will add approximately 2,000 new hospital beds to serve the residents of Taizhou.

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South Korea’s Only Astronaut Quits Space Program South Korea’s Only Astronaut Quits Space Program

South Korea’s first and only astronaut has resigned from her position at the Korea Aerospace Research Institute.

Yao & Han Win Achievement In Asia Award Yao & Han Win Achievement In Asia Award

Yao Wang and Han Yilong have been awarded the Robert T. Poe Prize for their contributions to the physics of spin and materials physics respectively.

7 Must-Read Stories In July 2014 7 Must-Read Stories In July 2014

A round-up of our top stories in July 2014; spanning ancient fossils to cosmic rays and the most high profile retraction in recent years.