28 Aug 2020
A protein that’s common throughout the body plays a key role in regulating glucose levels, says new research conducted in the Cell Signal Unit...
Type: Press release
21 Aug 2020
It’s probably quite easy to relate to. You’re in a lecture or meeting, avidly taking notes and engaged in the topic. You’re alert and aware of what’s being discussed, keen to absorb as much as you...
Type: Press release
11 Aug 2020
Our memories are central to our identity. In many ways, they are the recording of our life. The ability to remember events, conversations, people, and facts forms a key part in how we respond to the...
Type: News Article
27 Jul 2020
Nanoparticles are tiny. At just 1/1000th of a millimeter, they’re impossible to see with the naked eye. But, despite being small, they’re extremely important in many ways. If scientists want to take...
Type: News Article
16 Jul 2020
Ocean plankton are the drifters of the marine world. They’re algae, animals, bacteria, or protists that are at the mercy of the tide and currents. Many are microscopic and hidden from view, barely...
Type: Press release
24 Jun 2020
Up until 40,000 years ago, we were not the only humans around. Neanderthals roamed across the steppes of Europe. Denisovans occupied Asia. There were ‘hobbits’ in Indonesia and at least three other...
Type: News Article
17 Jun 2020
We're all probably familiar with light-emitting numbers on alarm clocks and the fluorescence of emergency signs. These glow-in-the-dark features have been around for decades. They have many functions...
Type: News Article
25 May 2020
A multi-disciplinary, international effort is underway to uncover and describe the molecular interactions involved in COVID-19. The ultimate goal is to provide the necessary research to find a cure...
Type: Press release
19 May 2020
Toothpaste, face creams, hair gel, mayonnaise, and ketchup are household items that most people don’t think twice about but, in terms of their flow behavior, they have unusual properties. They’re all...
Type: Press release
8 May 2020
In everyday life, matter behaves in a predictable, expected way. If you throw a ball, you assume it will travel in a certain direction and have a predictable recoil. What’s more, forces exerted on...
Type: News Article
21 Apr 2020
To look at how life evolved, scientists usually turn to the fossil record, but this record is often incomplete. Researchers from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (...
Type: Press release
20 Apr 2020
The number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in both Okinawa and mainland Japan. Although guidelines about social distancing and self-isolating are important to adhere to, researchers from many...
Type: News Article
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