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News

26 Mar 2020
In a recent study published in Autophagy, researchers at Kanazawa University show how abnormalities in a gene called TPR can lead to pediatric brain cancer
Eye blinking on-a-chip image
24 Mar 2020
A new approach could lead to “cornea-on-a-chip” devices that more accurately test the effects of drugs on the human eye.
Montage of the CO molecule radio emission-line intensities in the three regions observed by the Star Formation Project and the Nobeyama 45 m Radio Telescope.
24 Mar 2020
Astronomers have captured new, detailed maps of three nearby interstellar gas clouds containing regions of ongoing high-mass star formation.
11 Mar 2020
When it comes to awareness of social and legal services available to people with dementia, financial knowledge is key
10 Mar 2020
A key component of the Prime Focus Spectrograph, the metrology camera, can now make accurate measurements while set up at the bottom of the Subaru Telescope in Hawaii.
An artist’s impression of a satellite forming around a giant gas planet.
09 Mar 2020
Researchers found that dust encircling a young gas giant can create a “safety zone,” which keeps a large moon from falling into the planet as the system evolves.
06 Mar 2020
Point set registration problems, i.e. finding corresponding points between shapes represented as point sets, are important in a variety of fields, so algorithms have been developed. Here, a new algorithm is discovered for point set registration problems. This algorithm is demonstrated to solve several typical problems remarkably faster than conventional methods and with the highest accuracy. This novel algorithm will be beneficial to a wide variety of technologies including computer graphics, computer vision, authentication etc.
05 Mar 2020
Molecular changes could improve the efficiency of next-generation photovoltaics.
05 Mar 2020
An international team of astronomers using ALMA has captured the very moment when an old star first starts to alter its environment.
02 Mar 2020
Researchers explore the links between happiness and productivity at a factory in Laos
02 Mar 2020
A physicist and mathematician have found a string theory link in a class of complex numbers.
28 Feb 2020
Converting crystalline metal-organic frameworks into glass or liquid could give them unique properties and lead to the design of new materials.
The number of species shifting out of each exclusive economic zone (EEZ) by the year 2100 under a moderate and more severe greenhouse gas emissions scenario.
26 Feb 2020
Policymakers will need to step up to the challenges caused by significant shifts in fish species distributions caused by climate change.
20 Feb 2020
A protein that helps colorectal cancer cells spread to other parts of the body could be an effective treatment target.
18 Feb 2020
Controlling the organization of molecules within polymer membranes could lead to more efficient fuel cells.
17 Feb 2020
INTERPHEX Week Osaka is a B to B trade show specialised in pharmaceutical R&D and manufacturing which will be held in Osaka, the largest city in western Japan.
Optical image of Titan taken by NASA Cassini spacecraft.
14 Feb 2020
Planetary scientists using ALMA revealed the secrets of the atmosphere of Titan, the largest moon of Saturn.
07 Feb 2020
A calf was born from an embryo lacking cells which form a large part of the placenta, providing new insight into the regenerative capacity of mammalian embryos.
07 Feb 2020
Researchers at Kanazawa University report in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology a promising novel approach for a combined treatment of the most common type of lung cancer and associated secondary cancers in the central nervous system. The approach lies in combining two cancer drugs, with one compensating for a resistance side effect of the other.
06 Feb 2020
A nanoscale gold butterfly provides a more precise route for growing/synthesizing nanosized semiconductors that can be used in nano-lasers and other applications.
SDSS
05 Feb 2020
The origin of how the Universe created its voids and filaments can now be studied within seconds after researchers developed an artificial intelligence tool called Dark Emulator.
03 Feb 2020
Materials with special electric properties can help promote bone’s natural healing processes.
matter and anti-matter timeline
03 Feb 2020
Gravitational waves could contain evidence to prove that neutrino particles reshuffled matter and anti-matter, explains a new study.
Abnormal membrane structure observed in the outermost skin layer of a mouse lacking FATP4. Scale: 1µn.
29 Jan 2020
Hokkaido University scientists are getting closer to understanding how a rare hereditary disease impairs the skin’s barrier function, which determines how well the skin is protected.
28 Jan 2020
In a recent study from Hiroshima University, researchers turned to mathematics to predict hive patterns in humans.
Image caption: (a) Kerr rotation mapping of an iron, cobalt, nickel composite spread using the more accurate high throughput experimentation method, (b) only high throughput calculation, and (c) the Iwasaki et al. combined approach. The combined approach provides a much more accurate prediction of the composite spread’s Kerr rotation compared to high throughput calculation on its own.
24 Jan 2020
Machine learning augments experimental and computational methods for cheaper predictions of material properties.
There are four fundamental forces in the physical world: electromagnetism, strong force, weak force, and gravity. Gravity is the only force still unexplainable at the quantum level.
24 Jan 2020
Silly questions lead to surprising answers about the fundamental nature of the universe. We might have been getting it wrong this whole time.
24 Jan 2020
Japan’s government should invest in financial literacy programmes in schools and the media to help people make better decisions about savings, investment and pensions.
Electromicroscopic image of West Nile virus colored in yellow. Courtesy of Cynthia Goldsmith, P.E. Rollin, USCDCP.
23 Jan 2020
West Nile virus (WNV) inhibits autophagy — an essential system that digests or removes cellular constituents such as proteins — to induce the aggregation of proteins in infected cells, triggering cell death and brain inflammation (encephalitis), according to Hokkaido University researchers.
“Metallurgists are very interested in analysing material microstructures because they determine their properties,” says Dmitry Bulgarevich of Japan’s National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS).
23 Jan 2020
Machine learning approaches are being used to automatically tag microscopic structures in pictures of steel alloys.

Events

12 May 2014
The 2nd International Symposium on Transformative Bio-Molecules 2014 is an annual event held by the ITbM, inviting prestigious speakers from around the world to enhance interdisciplinary research between molecular synthetic chemistry and plant biology.
01 Jul 2013
NIMS Conference 2013 will be discussing the latest innovations in nano electronics. Registration deadline is June 23 and abstract submission deadline is May 17.
15 Nov 2012
The Irago Conference 2012 (Asia-Pacific Interdisciplinary Research Conference 2012) will be held November 15-16, 2012 in Irago, Aichi prefecture, Japan.
04 Jun 2012
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) is pleased to announce “NIMS Conference 2012” to be held from June 4 to 6 2012. The theme is “Structural Materials Science and Strategy for Sustainability - Back to the Basics“
29 Feb 2012
The MANA International Symposium, jointly held with International Center for Young Scientist (ICYS) is organized once a year to disseminate the research results of MANA and ICYS to a wide audience.
17 Feb 2012
In this symposium, advancement of R & D especially on renewable electrical energy sources and structural materials for seismic safety using nanotechnology will be reviewed.
17 Nov 2011
This conference provides an ‘interdisciplinary-platform’ to enhance mutual understanding between scientists, engineers, policy makers, and experts from a wide spectrum of pure and applied sciences in order to resolve the daunting global issues facing mankind.
17 Oct 2011
This Conference focus on the development in micro and nanotechnologies. It will take place at Hotel Sinaia in Romania from 17th to 20th October 2011.
15 Sep 2011
SIBCON-2011 is the leading Conference in Siberia for learning the latest development on control systems, compound semiconductors, RF devices and microwave circuit applications.
19 Sep 2011
The ASAM-3 is organised by Kyushu University for interdisciplinary discussion between scientists from Asian universities, research institutions and companies on chemistry, physics and biology of advanced materials. Deadline for Early Registration is August 1, 2011
25 Oct 2011
This conference provides an international forum on VLSI circuit, device and process design. It will take place in the Xiamen, China from 25th to 28th October 2011.
03 Nov 2011
This congress showcases the latest progress in Nanomedicinal R&D. It will take place in Shenzhen, China from 3rd – 5th November.
15 Mar 2012
The International Conference on Devices, Circuits and Systems aims to provide a common forum for academic and experts on Electronics devices, circuits and system. It will be held in Karunya University, India on 15th – 16th March 2012. The deadline for abstract submission will be on 31st October, 2011.
20 Mar 2012
The 25th International Conference on Microelectronic Test Structures brings together designers and users of test structures to discuss recent developments and future directions. It will be held at the Catamaran Hotel in San Diego, California, USA, on 20th March, 2012. The deadline for abstracts submission is 16th September 2011
17 Oct 2011
The goal of this conference is to create a forum for researchers, academicians, engineers and industry players from various fields of photonics with different experiences and backgrounds. It will take place at Le Meridien Hotel, Malaysia, from 17th to 19th October 2011
08 Nov 2011
The 15th International Conference on Thin Films (ICTF-15)focus on thin films and coatings. It will be held at Kyoto TERRSA in Kyoto, Japan on 8th to 11th November 2011
07 Dec 2011
The biennial International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium focuses on exploratory research in electronic and photonic materials and devices. It will be held at the University of Maryland, USA on 7th December to the 10th December. The deadline to submit abstracts will be 29th August, 2011
14 Oct 2012
The International Workshop on Nitride Semiconductors (IWN2012) focuses on issues related to nitride materials and devices. It will be held in Sapporo, Japan on the 14th October 2012
28 Sep 2011
The 60th Symposium on Macromolecures is an annual event on the latest developments in polymer science. It also provides researcher and engineers in relevant fields a venue for discussions. It will takes place from 28th to 30th September.
21 Apr 2012
The Tenth Annual Workshop on Microelectronics and Electron Devices will provide a forum for all aspects of microelectronics. It will be held at the Boise State University, USA on 21st April 2012. The deadline for manuscript submission is 27th January, 2012.
29 Sep 2011
This conference aims to disseminate results on the NEDO project “Research and Development of Nanoparticle Characterization Methods - Evaluating Risks associated with Manufactured Nanomaterials”, and provide a forum for discussions on these results.
29 Nov 2011
The Nanomaterials Conference 2011 will be held in Xcaret, Mexico, on 29th November to 3rd December. The poster abstract deadline for this conference will be the 28th September
25 Oct 2011
The NT4D Conference is committed to providing a fertile and stimulating forum for discussion on recent nanotechnology innovations which maximize the impact to defense and dual-use technologies. It will take place at Hyatt Regency Bellevue, WA, USA, from 25th to 28th October.
24 May 2012
The 13th International Conference on Optimization of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (OPTIM) is an International conference on the latest technology of electricity and electronic system. It will be held in Brasov, Romania on 24th May 2012.
11 Sep 2011
The 6th International Conference on Fracture of Polymers, Composites and Adhesives invites papers on polymers, composites and adhesives.
28 Apr 2012
The Expo is the nation’s largest celebration of all things science & engineering since 2010. It will be held in Washington DC, USA on 28th April 2012
10 Jul 2012
The UGIM Symposium brings together educators and researchers on the field of micro/nanotechnology laboratory development and management. It will be held at the University of California, USA on 10th July 2012.
30 Nov 2011
The Asian BioCeramics Symposium is held annually to encourage interest in bioceramics and related fields. It will be held in Tsukuba, Japan on the 30th November to 2nd December.
05 Dec 2011
An exhibition for latest products, technology, services, peripheral devices and information that contribute to global environmental conservation

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