研究成果 Research Results

Research Results: 2024

Research ResultsHumanities & Social SciencesEnvironment & Sustainability
Companies that mitigate climate change reduce their cost of capital Going green pays off. New research shows that when companies disclose their environmental impact—and work to mitigate it—they earn investor trust.
Professor Hidemichi Fujii
Faculty of Economics
2024.07.05
Research ResultsEnvironment & Sustainability
Early-onset El Niño means warmer winters in East Asia, and vice versa Analyzing 100 different climate simulations over the past 61 years to find how El Niño determines warm or cold winters in Japan
Post-doctoral Fellow Masahiro Shiozaki
Division of Earth Environment Dynamics
2024.07.03
Research ResultsLife & HealthTechnology
Charting super-colorful brain wiring using an AI's super-human eye Researchers develop QDyeFinder, an AI pipeline capable of untangling and reconstructing the brain’s dense neuronal networks
Professor Takeshi Imai
Faculty of Medical Sciences
2024.06.25
Research ResultsHumanities & Social SciencesArt & Design
Research on the visual rabbit illusion takes a leap forward Researchers uncover new conditions for a three-flash illusion that tricks the brain into misplacing the second flash.
Professor Hiroyuki Ito
Faculty of Design
2024.06.10
Research ResultsMath & DataPhysics & ChemistryEnvironment & Sustainability
Earth and space share the same turbulence Researchers find that air turbulence in earth’s thermosphere is governed by the same principles as those in the troposphere
Professor Huixin Liu
Faculty of Science
2024.06.07
Research ResultsMath & DataPhysics & Chemistry
Expanding on the fundamental principles of liquid movement Researchers generalize the fluid dynamics of volatile liquids
Associate Professor Chihiro Inoue and Assistant Professor Zhenying Wang
Faculty of Engineering
2024.05.20
Research ResultsLife & Health
Exercise spurs neuron growth and rewires the brain, helping mice forget traumatic and addictive memories Increased neuron growth in the hippocampus through exercise or genetic approaches helps mice forget strong, maladaptive memories, raising the promise of new PTSD or drug addiction treatments.
Risako Fujikawa, Assistant Professor
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
2024.05.20
Research ResultsMath & DataEnvironment & Sustainability
Decarbonization dynamics: new analysis unveils shifting trends in the voluntary carbon offset market A worldwide analysis into the factors underlying which types of carbon offset programs are prioritized could provide important insights for combatting climate change
Professor Hidemichi Fujii
Faculty of Economics
2024.05.20
Research ResultsMath & DataEnvironment & Sustainability
What is the carbon footprint of a house in Japan? Researchers identify the emission hotspots in the supply chain when building a house in Japan
Professor Shigemi Kagawa
Faculty of Economics
2024.05.16
Research ResultsMath & DataPhysics & Chemistry
Twinkle twinkle baby star, 'sneezes' tell us how you are Researchers find that baby stars discharge plumes of magnetic flux during formation
Post-doctoral Fellow Kazuki Tokuda
Faculty of Sciences
2024.04.11
Research ResultsLife & Health
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
Professor Yoshihiro Ogawa
Faculty of Medical Sciences
2024.04.03
Research ResultsLife & HealthTechnology
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.
Lecturer Makoto Endo
Kyushu University Hospital
2024.04.02
Research ResultsPhysics & ChemistryMaterialsTechnology
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
Research ResultsMath & DataEnvironment & Sustainability
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
Research ResultsLife & Health
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
Research ResultsMaterialsTechnology
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
Research ResultsMath & DataEnvironment & Sustainability
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
Research ResultsHumanities & Social SciencesLife & HealthEnvironment & Sustainability
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
Research ResultsMaterialsTechnologyEnvironment & Sustainability
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 ResultsPhysics & ChemistryMaterials
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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