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Bringing our expertise to the world to inspire social change

Researchers identify a new type of tumor cell population that leads to cortisol-producing adenomas, noncancerous tumors that produce excessive cortisol

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Articles showcasing our expertise, innovative education, and unique features

Investigating the role of greener plastics for Japan’s carbon neutral goals 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.

Turning skin cells into limb cells sets the stage for regenerative therapy 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.

Unveiling Japan's ancient practice of cranial modification: The case of the Hirota people in Tanegashima 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.

A potentially cheaper and 'cooler' way of hydrogen transport 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

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Kyushu U Ito Campus

Kyushu University has been one of Japan’s leading research-oriented institutes of higher education since its founding in 1911. Home to around 19,000 students and 8,000 faculty and staff, Kyushu U's world-class research centers cover a wide range of study areas and research fields, from the humanities and arts to engineering and medical sciences.

Its multiple campuses—including the largest in Japan—are located around Fukuoka City, a coastal metropolis on the southwestern Japanese island of Kyushu that is frequently ranked among the world’s most livable cities and historically known as a gateway to Asia.

Kyushu U Connect is your portal for content and events aiming to better connect Kyushu U with society.

Curated by the Kyushu U international public relations team, this page features links—picked mainly from the Kyushu U website—to information highlighting research, education, and outreach happening at Kyushu U with a focus on how it will impact society and, hopefully, you.

If you have activities to tell us about, suggestions about what you want to see more of, or any other tips for this page, please contact us at sysintlkh (at) jimu.kyushu-ac.jp.

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