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Say no to transplant rejection

During organ transplantation, the donor organ is almost always recognised as foreign by the recipient’s immune system. When organ rejection is cell-mediated, it can be treated with steroids. Alloantibody-mediated organ...

4C nanodiamond

World’s hardest material, diamond, is flexible

Diamond, the world’s hardest material, turns out to be flexible. Scientists from NTU Singapore, MIT, City University of Hong Kong and South Korea made the surprising discovery and found that diamonds can be stretched by up to 9% without breaking. This could lead to new applications in computing, healthcare and materials engineering.