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May 28, 2015 — A new study shows potential for eye tests to be conducted easily and affordably using a smartphone ... read more

Thirteen Corporations Control Up to 40 Per Cent of World’s Most Valuable Fisheries

May 28, 2015 — Just thirteen corporations control 19-40% of the largest and most valuable stocks and 11-16 % of the global marine catch, according to new research. These “keystone” corporations of the global ... read more

May 28, 2015 — Collaboration between ecologists and climate researchers has generated fascinating new insight into how seabirds are affected by climate ... read more

May 28, 2015 — Researchers in Hong Kong have developed new technology that enables safer and more frequent screenings for ... read more

Life-Prolonging Protein Could Inhibit Aging Diseases

May 28, 2015 — Researchers have found a molecule that plays a key link between dietary restriction and longevity in mammals. This discovery may lead to the development of new therapies to inhibit age-related ... read more

Testing for Tuberculosis Reliably and Quickly

May 28, 2015 — Researchers have developed a simple diagnostic test to quickly and reliably detect tuberculosis in ... read more

Diabetic Patients! Cactus, Chia and Soy Decrease High Glucose in Blood

May 27, 2015 — The so called functional foods such as cactus pads, chia and soybean, when included in a balanced diet, help reduce obesity and control diabetes, say Mexican ... read more

People With Multiple Sclerosis May Have Double the Risk of Dying Early

May 27, 2015 — New research suggests people with multiple sclerosis (MS) may have double the risk of dying early compared to people without MS, with those younger than 59 at a three times higher ... read more

May 27, 2015 — The increasing inequality in income and wealth in recent years, together with excessive pay packages of CEOs in the U.S. and abroad, is of growing concern. Researchers have now examines income ... read more

Microbes Collected by Citizen Scientists and Grown on the International Space Station

May 27, 2015 — Do microbes grow differently on the International Space Station than they do on Earth? Results from the growth of microbes collected by citizen scientists in Project MERCCURI indicate that most ... read more

One in Ten Malaria Drugs in Nigeria Are Poor Quality

May 27, 2015 — A rigorous analysis of more than 3,000 antimalarials purchased in Nigeria found 9.3 percent to be of poor quality, according to new ... read more

May 29, 2015 — Scientists have been researching the process of laser pulse filamentation -- the effect produced when a laser beam propagating in air focuses into a filament. The researchers discovered how this ... read more

Summer Tropical Storms Don't Fix Drought Conditions

May 27, 2015 — Popular opinion says that tropical storms and hurricanes that make landfall mitigate droughts in the southeastern United States. But that simply isn’t true, according to an ... read more

Recharging Electric Vehicles in Private

May 27, 2015 — An electronic payment system developed in Singapore will protect the privacy of customers recharging their electric ... read more

May 27, 2015 — A medical researcher is developing a robot that can conduct prenatal ultrasound exams on pregnant women in remote ... read more

May 27, 2015 — An international scientific team has successfully created a three-dimensional model of a cancerous tumour using a 3D printer. Their model could ultimately help discover new drugs and cast new light ... read more

May 27, 2015 — Researchers are working with Punjabi farmers to test innovations that will reduce pressure on overused ... read more

May 27, 2015 — A biosensor capable of sensitively detecting influenza viruses has potential for improving clinical diagnosis of Influenza ... read more

Sing-a-Long Software Can Brings Sweet Melody to Any Cacophonous Cry

May 27, 2015 — Sing-a-long software developed at A*STAR brings sweet melody to any cacophonous ... read more

May 27, 2015 — Experiments show that the careful choice of witnesses makes it easier to detect entangled quantum ... read more

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