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Twinkle twinkle baby star, 'sneezes' tell us how you are Researchers find that baby stars discharge plumes of magnetic flux during formation
Kazuki Tokuda, Post-doctoral Fellow
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Faculty of Sciences
2024.04.11
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New insights into how tumors on adrenal glands develop Researchers identify a new type of tumor cell population that leads to cortisol-producing adenomas, noncancerous tumors that produce excessive cortisol
Yoshihiro Ogawa, Professor
Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences
2024.04.03
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AI’s ability to detect tumor cells could be key to more accurate bone cancer prognoses Researchers have developed a new machine-learning model that can precisely make prognosis predictions for patients with osteosarcoma, based on the density of viable tumor cells post-treatment.
Makoto Endo, Lecturer
Orthopedic Surgery, Kyushu University Hospital
2024.04.02
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Storing electrons from hydrogen for clean chemical reactions Researchers engineer a compound that can store electrons from hydrogen at room temperature and release them in useful chemical reactions 2024.03.29
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How extratropical ocean-atmosphere interactions can contribute to the variability of jet streams in the northern hemisphere Researchers highlight the newfound significance of communication between atmosphere and oceans 2024.03.29
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Turning skin cells into limb cells sets the stage for regenerative therapy The study marks a stepping stone towards the long-term goal of regenerating human limbs after amputation—and could one day even give snakes back their legs. 2024.03.01
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New adhesive tape picks up and sticks down 2D materials as easily as child’s play Researchers create UV-sensitive tape that can transfer 2D materials like graphene in an easier, cheaper and less-damaging way. 2024.02.09
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Japan's electric vehicle transition by 2035 may be insufficient to combat the climate crisis, but there are solutions Japan must simultaneously move to extend vehicle longevity, invest in a cleaner energy mix, and decarbonize the supply chain to reach their climate goals 2024.02.07
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Sika Deer Overpopulation Endangers Beech Forests in Southern Kyushu, Japan A new study reveals how soil erosion caused by sika deer foraging reduces the growth of the beech trees. 2024.01.26
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Machine learning method speeds up discovery of green energy materials Researchers ditch “trial and error” and turn to machine learning to identify two uniquely structured proton-conducting oxides – a key material needed in hydrogen fuel cells. 2024.01.18
Research Close-Up
Do you want to build an immune system? with Prof. Shinichiro Sawa 2024.01.17
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Generating Stable Qubits at Room Temperature Researchers observe the quantum coherence of a quintet state with four electron spins in molecular systems for the first time at room temperature 2024.01.11
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A new diagnostic tool to identify and treat pathological social withdrawal, Hikikomori Researchers develop the Hikikomori Diagnostic Evaluation, or HiDE, as a diagnostic tool to better identify the pathology of extended social withdrawal, known as Hikikomori 2023.11.22
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A potentially cheaper and 'cooler' way of hydrogen transport Researchers develop a compound that can store hydrogen energy at room-temperature for an extended period of time 2023.10.26
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Converting brain immune cells into neurons helps mice recover after stroke New research offers a tantalizing avenue for treating stroke by reprogramming microglia, the main immune cells in the brain, to replace damaged neurons. 2023.10.17
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Investigating the role of greener plastics for Japan’s carbon neutral goals Japan’s plastic problem is a huge barrier to carbon neutrality. Could bioplastics and recycled plastics be the answer? 2023.09.26
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16 strange new parasitoid wasp species discovered in Vietnam A field survey in Vietnam searching for Loboscelidia, a rare group of parasitoid wasps, has increased the total known number of species worldwide by 30% and uncovered their unique egg-burying behavior. 2023.09.19
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Unveiling Japan's ancient practice of cranial modification: The case of the Hirota people in Tanegashima An international team of researchers report that the Hirota people, who lived on the southern Japanese island of Tanegashima between the late Yayoi period to the Kofun period (3rd to 7th century CE), practiced cranial modification. 2023.08.17
Research Close-Up
Visualizing the invisible with unprecedented resolution with Prof. Yasukazu Murakami 2023.07.21
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Composing Letting Nature In Daryl Jamieson is a composer in the American experimental contemporary music style, informed by Buddhist and the Kyoto School of philosophy. This month is a performance on the Goto Islands, famous for the World Heritage Sites of the “Hidden Christians”. 2023.07.21
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