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2020.08.31 Research Life & Health
Incidence of myopic maculopathy much higher among Japanese compared with other Asian people
Study gives new insight into the leading cause of irreversible visual impairment
2020.08.04 Research Life & Health
Novel genetic tools reveal the full picture of immune cells in the central nervous system
New tools will facilitate research into microglia and diseases of the central nervous system
2020.07.31 Research Life & Health
Stay or leave? A tale of two virus strategies revealed by math
Mathematical modeling of behavior observed for two strains of hepatitis C quantifies their preference to either multiply or spread
2020.07.28 Research Life & Health Environment & Sustainability
Coastal beetles may be spanning oceans just by floating themselves across
Study shows that some insects can survive floating on sea water for several weeks
2020.07.21 Research Life & Health
Three new species of mud dragons found in submarine cave in Okinawa, Japan
Discovery of the kinorhynchs reveals more of the hidden—but diverse—world of sand-dwelling microscopic animals
2020.06.19 Research Life & Health
Memory impairment in mice reduced by soy derivate that can enter the brain intact
Ingestion of the protein fragment improved working and long-term memory in mice treated to simulate Alzheimer’s disease
2020.06.17 Research Life & Health
Miniature livers bioengineered from human stem cells able to function in rats
Advances bring lab-grown partial or complete organs for treating liver disease one step closer to reality
2020.04.02 Research Humanities & Social Sciences Life & Health
Revisiting what defines hikikomori as cases rise internationally
2020.03.27 Research Life & Health
When oxygen attacks
Genome-wide screening identifies novel cellular defense mechanisms against toxic and dangerous reactive oxygen species
2020.02.19 Research Life & Health Physics & Chemistry Environment & Sustainability
Greener chemistry through direct synthesis of key nitrogen-containing compounds
New catalytic synthetic method for ketimines with unprotected nitrogen atoms could simplify synthesis of important bioactive compounds and reduce waste
2020.02.18 Research Life & Health Environment & Sustainability
How plants in the cabbage family look inward when sulfur is scarce
2019.11.05 Research Life & Health
Unleashing immune cells to fight cancer
A possible new path to cancer immunotherapy using non-antibody-type inhibitors found
2019.11.01 Research Life & Health
Trans fats linked to increased risk of dementia
2019.07.29 Research Life & Health Physics & Chemistry Technology
Artificial cells offer route to explore cell processes
2019.07.19 Research Life & Health
Unraveling how local anesthetics numb pain
2019.06.19 Research Life & Health Environment & Sustainability
Just discovered, but already endangered? New beetle species found in Japan