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Conceptual illustration showing deep-sea osmolyte TMAO stabilizing the interaction between microtubules and kinesins. (Munmun, T. et. al., Chemical Communications, December 26, 2019)
22 Jan 2020
Researchers have discovered a method to control biomolecular machines over a wide temperature range using deep-sea osmolyte trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO). This finding could open a new dimension in the application of artificial machines fabricated from biomolecular motors and other proteins.
Quantum dots made of cadmium sulfide emit ultraviolet and blue wavelengths of light. Toxicity remains a concern for biological applications.
22 Jan 2020
Tiny nanoparticles can illuminate tissues and cells, but safer, more effective materials are needed before their mainstream application.
22 Jan 2020
A new compound could help doctors detect epileptic foci in the living human brain as well as further the understanding of psychiatric disease.
The europium Eu(III) complex with nanocarbon antenna emitting fine red light.
21 Jan 2020
A stacked nanocarbon antenna makes a rare earth element shine 5 times more brightly than previous designs, with applications in molecular light-emitting devices.
spins of light
21 Jan 2020
Vortex-like flows of light particles within an optical fibre could help solve the unsolvable.
17 Jan 2020
Playing with the elements of magnetic alloys can lead to effective industrial catalysts.
17 Jan 2020
Astronomers at the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan have analyzed the paths of two objects heading out of the Solar System and determined that they likely originated from outside of the Solar System.
16 Jan 2020
Half a century of metal testing aims to make Japan’s industries safe.
15 Jan 2020
A gassy insulating layer beneath the icy surfaces of distant celestial objects could mean there are more oceans in the universe than previously thought.
15 Jan 2020
Astronomers uncovered the true identity of the fireball spotted on April 29, 2017.
brain memory concept
12 Jan 2020
The drugs helped mice and humans recall long-term object memories.
Andromeda Galaxy
09 Jan 2020
Searching for tiny, ancient black holes proposed by Stephen Hawking to see if they might be dark matter.
Conceptual diagram of this research.
09 Jan 2020
Astronomers have cataloged signs of 9 heavy metals in the infrared light from supergiant and giant stars.
06 Jan 2020
Researchers at Kanazawa University report in Analytical Chemistry an efficient method for filling a batch of nanopipettes with a pore opening below 10 nanometer. The method is based on the application of a temperature gradient to the nanopipette tips so that residual air bubbles are driven out.
Composite ALMA image of the debris disk around the young star 49 Ceti.
23 Dec 2019
Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) found a young star surrounded by an astonishing mass of gas.
A blow-up of a small portion of the Subaru/XMM-Newton Deep Field.
19 Dec 2019
A distant galaxy more massive than our Milky Way has revealed that the 'cores' of massive galaxies in the Universe had formed already 1.5 billion years after the Big Bang.
ALMA and NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image of a young galaxy surrounded by a gaseous carbon cocoon.
16 Dec 2019
Researchers have discovered gigantic clouds of gaseous carbon more than a radius of 30,000 light-years around young galaxies using ALMA.
06 Dec 2019
Chika Kuroda (24 March 1884 – 8 November 1968) was a Japanese chemist whose research focussed on the structures of natural pigments.
26 Nov 2019
Umetaro Suzuki (7 April 1874 – 20 September 1943) was a Japanese scientist best remembered for his research on beriberi, a disease caused by vitamin B1 deficiency, characterized by limb stiffness, paralysis and pain.
Artist's impression of planets orbiting a supermassive black hole.
25 Nov 2019
Theoreticians in two different fields defied the common knowledge that planets orbit stars like the Sun. They proposed the possibility of thousands of planets around a supermassive black hole.
22 Nov 2019
Husband and wife team, Kimishige (3 December 1925 – 6 July 2018) and Teruko Ishizaka (28 September 1926 – 4 June 2019) discovered the antibody class Immunoglobulin E (IgE) that triggers allergic reactions.
Artist's illustration of a galaxy, a comet, and dust particles.
19 Nov 2019
Using the Cooled Mid-Infrared Camera and Spectrometer on the Subaru Telescope, astronomers have detected an unidentified infrared emission band from comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner in addition to the thermal emissions from silicate and carbon grains.
ALMA images of two molecular clouds: N159E-Papillon Nebula (left) and N159W South (right).
14 Nov 2019
Two peacock-shaped gaseous clouds were revealed in the Large Magellanic Cloud by observations with Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array.
13 Nov 2019
Differences in gene expression led to different bird songs between species.
Diagram illustrating the microlensing event studied in this research.
01 Nov 2019
Researchers using telescopes around the world confirmed and characterized an exoplanet orbiting a nearby star through gravitational microlensing.
21 Oct 2019
A group of neurons called the corticobasal ganglia projecting neurons are important for vocal learning in young birds, but not in adult birds, according to a study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
18 Oct 2019
A compound effective in killing chemotherapy-resistant glioblastoma-initiating cells (GICs) has been identified, raising hopes of producing drugs capable of eradicating refractory tumors with low toxicity.
16 Oct 2019
Stereotypical gender role attitudes and negative images of STEM fields of Japanese parents may be associated with girls’ reduced university participation, new study finds.
15 Oct 2019
PhD students in Japan compete in communicating their research vision in three minutes
30 Sep 2019
X-rays could be tuned to deliver a more effective punch that destroys cancer cells and not harm the body.

Events

04 Oct 2011
CEATEC JAPAN is the Cutting-edge IT & Electronics Comprehensive Exhibition that attracts around 200,000 attendees.
29 Sep 2011
The symposium aims to develop methods of characterization, exposure assessment and hazard assessment, and establishing risk assessment methods for manufactured nanomaterials using those methods
17 Oct 2011
A unique environment for understanding, developing, and sharing reliability technology and test methodology for present and future semiconductor
06 Nov 2011
This symposium explores a variety of topics, include Microrobotics, Micromechatronics, Nanotechnology and more
28 Nov 2011
The PVSEC-21 will cover the entire field related with PVs from materials to systems as well as its deployment
03 Oct 2011
This conference aims to present new concepts, techniques and applications of atomically controlled processes at surfaces, interfaces and nanostructures.
07 Nov 2011
The ICAE 2011 is intended to provide an open forum to all participants with an opportunity to present the latest important findings in research activities in the field of electrical and electronic materials.
08 Sep 2011
The RIKEN Omics Science Center (OSC) in Yokohama, Japan, will hold a joint international training course entitled 'The Bioinformatics Roadshow' in collaboration with the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) on 8–9 September 2011.
23 Sep 2012
The conference will be held on 23rd September 2012 to 28th September 2012 at Nara New Public Hall, Nara Japan
19 Feb 2012
The conference will be held on 19th February 2012 to 23rd February 2012 at San Francisco Marriott Marquis Hotel, San Francisco, CA, USA
28 Dec 2011
The conference will be held on 28th December to 30th December at Dubai, UAE
17 Nov 2011
The conference will be held on 17th November to 18th November at Tianjin, P.R. China
09 Nov 2011
The conference will be held on 7th November 2011 to 10th November 2011 at International Convention Center (ICC), Jeju, Korea
07 Nov 2011
The conference will be held on 7th November 2011 to 10th November 2011 at DoubleTree Hotel San Jose, San Jose, CA, USA
11 Aug 2011
The conference will be held on 11th August 2011 to 12th August 2011 at Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
09 Jun 2011
This year's symposium sets its theme as "Japan and the United States in Changing Asia" and discusses how Japan and the US, in the context of China's emerging power and increasing debates on Asia integration, act in political financial and business fields and which direction Japan-US relationship should be searching for.
22 Nov 2011
The conference will be held from 22-25 November at Ishikawa Ongakudo.
30 Oct 2011
The conference will be held on 30 October to 2 November in Sendai, Japan.
28 Sep 2011
The symposium will be held on 28-30 September at Le Meridien, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.
28 Aug 2011
The workshop will be held on 28-31 August at Nagaragawa Convention Center, Gifu, Japan.
22 Aug 2011
IFOST 2011 will be held on 22-24 August at Harbin University of Science and Technology, China.
21 Jun 2011
ICPST-28 will take place at Chiba University on the 21-24 June 2011.
30 May 2011
The 9th Japan / Korea International Symposium on Resources Recycling and Materials Science will take place at the Kansai University Centenary Memorial Hall from 30th May to 1st June 2011.
09 Nov 2011
The Japan Chapter of SAMPE is pleased to announce the 12th Japan International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition (JISSE12) to be held from November 9 (Wed.) to 11 (Fri.) in 2007 at Tokyo Fashion Town Bldg., Tokyo.
19 May 2011
Conference Theme: “Nanotechnology and Its Impact on Electron Devices” - Successive Evolution of Electron Devices -
10 Mar 2011
The 4th IC-PLANTS is to be held at the Takayama Public Cultural Hall, Takayama JAPAN.
02 Mar 2011
An exhibition titled “Saneatsu and Red Porcelain” will be held in March and April at the Shigenori Tomioka Collection Gallery which opened in May 2009. This is an exhibition which takes the shape of word-association game-like concept linking Saneatsu Mushakoji to Naoya Shiga to Wanli red porcelain to five-colored Ming Dynasty porcelain.
18 Feb 2011
In the present symposium, cutting-edge nanotechnology R&Ds related to energy, environment, and resources issues are presented.

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