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Synthetic Ion Transporters Make Cells Self-Destruct

Synthetic Ion Transporters Make Cells Self-Destruct

Synthetic ion transporters increase the influx of chloride ions into the cell, thereby triggering apoptosis.

KAIST Researchers Invent Self-Powered Pacemaker

KAIST Researchers Invent Self-Powered Pacemaker

The self-powered heart pacemaker could reduce the need for repeated surgery to replace batteries.

Nature Publishing Index 2013: China To Overtake Japan In 1-2 Years

Nature Publishing Index 2013: China To Overtake Japan In 1-2 Years

Japan remains the juggernaut in the Nature Publishing Index 2013 Asia Pacific.

Studies Link Sleep Disorder To Death Risks

Studies Link Sleep Disorder To Death Risks

New studies show how critical it is for adults with obstructive sleep apnea to seek treatment for the sleep disorder.

Language Determines How Infants Acquire New Words

Language Determines How Infants Acquire New Words

A study has shown that the way infants acquired new words in Korean is very different from the way they are learnt in English.



New Drug Against Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Developed

New Drug Against Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis Developed

An international team of researchers has developed a promising new drug for the treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (TB).

Study Identifies Genetic Loci Linked To Colorectal Cancer In East Asians

Study Identifies Genetic Loci Linked To Colorectal Cancer In East Asians

Researchers have identified three new genetic risk factors linked to colorectal cancer in East Asians.

Australia And Korea Team Up To Form 8,000 Km Gigantic Telescope

Australia And Korea Team Up To Form 8,000 Km Gigantic Telescope

Australian and Korean radio telescopes have been linked for the first time, forming a system that acts as a telescope 8,000 km across both countries.

Needle-Free Flu Vaccine May Provide Immunity To H1 & H5 Influenza Virus

Needle-Free Flu Vaccine May Provide Immunity To H1 & H5 Influenza Virus

Korean scientists have discovered that an antigen common to most influenza viruses, called the matrix protein 2, could protect mice against various flu viruses when administered under the tongue.

Treatment For Stomach Cancer To Be Decided By Genomic Classification Of Tumors

Treatment For Stomach Cancer To Be Decided By Genomic Classification Of Tumors

Researchers in Singapore have found that stomach tumors can be classified into two distinct disease variants that respond differently to chemotherapy.