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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
Research ResultsEnvironment & Sustainability
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
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A bright future in eco-friendly light devices, just add dendrimers, cellulose, and graphene Researchers from Japan and Germany have developed a new eco-friendly, and long-lasting light-emitting electrochemical cell using dendrimers combined with biomass derived cellulose acetate as the electrolyte and a graphene electrode 2023.07.07
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Do investors incorporate financial materiality of environmental information in their risk evaluation? Evaluating a company’s environmental performance based on financial materiality provides a better perspective for investors to understand the environmental risk involved. 2023.07.07
Research ResultsLife & Health
How neurons compete to lose their link Researchers detail the mechanism of how synapses compete with each other, and how weak and noisy synapses are eliminated during development 2023.06.08
Research ResultsLife & Health
Researchers Shed Further Light onto Zinc Homeostasis in Cells 2023.05.30
Research ResultsLife & Health
A ribosomal traffic jam that breaks the heart Researchers find that deficiency in RPL3L, a ribosome expressed in heart and skeletal muscle, impairs cardiac contractility due to delayed mRNA translation 2023.05.22
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How old is that microplastic? A new way to estimate the age of microplastics in the upper ocean Researchers develop a method to estimate the age of microplastics in the ocean, and find that offshore microplastics can range from 1 to 3 years old while nearshore microplastics can range from 0 to 5 years old 2023.05.15
Research ResultsHumanities & Social SciencesArt & Design
Pictograms with universal design for equity and inclusion Graphic Design of Pictograms Focusing on the Comprehension of People with Intellectual Disabilities – The Next Step in Standardization: Pictogram Design and Evaluation Methods 2023.04.26
Research ResultsLife & HealthMath & Data
The Mathematics of Cell Boundary 'Ruggedness' Revealing the mathematical and biological mechanism of interdigitated cell-cell boundaries 2023.04.26
Research ResultsMath & DataPhysics & ChemistryMaterials
Toward tunable molecular switches from organic compounds Newly synthesized organic molecules can be tuned to emit different colors depending on their molecular structures in crystal form 2023.04.18
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Sustainable development in Africa shaped by subnational administrative capabilities Rapid economic growth in Africa is raising concerns over the sustainability of its development. Through effective evaluation with the inclusive wealth index, regional inequalities of natural resources, produced and human capital are elucidated. 2023.04.06
Research ResultsPhysics & ChemistryMaterialsTechnology
Probe where the protons go to develop better fuel cells Unraveling the innerworkings of solid oxide fuel cells through an integration of computational data and hands on experimentation 2023.03.28
Research ResultsLife & Health
The single protein that causes the fibrosis death spiral Scientists find VGLL3, a mechanosensitive protein from myofibroblasts, leads to fibrosis in multiple organs 2023.03.22
Research ResultsPhysics & ChemistryTechnology
A safe synthesis of hydrogen peroxide inspired by nature A new homogeneous catalyst enables the safe and direct synthesis of hydrogen peroxide 2023.03.09
Research ResultsArt & Design
Silica glass guitar pick jazzes up UN International Year of Glass 2022 An academic-industry partnership developed a glass guitar pic with unique acoustic characteristics 2023.02.16
Research ResultsHumanities & Social SciencesEnvironment & Sustainability
The spillover effects of rising energy prices following 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine 2023.02.03
Research ResultsLife & Health
Measles virus 'cooperates' with itself to cause fatal encephalitis Researchers find a new mechanism for how the measles virus can cause a rare but fatal neurological disorder, subacute sclerosing panencephalitis 2023.01.28
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An ecofriendly way to convert blue light into UVB Researchers from Japan and Germany develop a new sustainable way to upconvert blue LED light to UVB 2023.01.12
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