20 Oct 2021 - 00:00
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5 Oct 2021 - 16:08
Highlights Scientists have discovered three new species of goby fish, two found in Okinawa and a third from Palawan in the Philippines Each species has a similar body form to known species,...
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17 Sep 2021 - 14:16
Highlights Researchers in Japan looked at saliva samples taken from two different age groups to see if the composition of saliva changes as one ages. Despite the difficulties with working with...
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10 Sep 2021 - 17:12
Highlights Researchers have identified 33 metabolic compounds that are linked to dementia Seven metabolites were found at higher levels in patients with dementia, compared to healthy elderly...
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14 Jul 2021 - 21:54
Highlights For the first time, scientists have seen stony coral cells engulf dinoflagellates – single-celled, photosynthetic algae that are crucial for keeping coral alive The researchers used a...
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8 Jun 2021 - 14:00
Highlights The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) and the Naha Medical Association will be conducting a joint study to evaluate the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccine...
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1 Jun 2021 - 17:20
Professor Evan Economo has been named a 2021–2022 fellow at Harvard Radcliffe Institute, joining an extraordinary group of artists, scientists, scholars, and practitioners who will learn from and...
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13 May 2021 - 00:00
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3 Mar 2021 - 04:00
Highlights Researchers have revealed how an ant’s trap-jaw – a powerful, ultrafast and complex evolutionary trait – evolved from a simpler ancestral jaw mechanism The study found that the trap-...
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22 Dec 2020 - 00:00
Neurons are like the electrical wiring of our brains, responsible for receiving information from the outside world and conveying this information to the rest of our body. To work correctly, they need...
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19 Oct 2020 - 09:00
Ants are one of the most successful groups of animals on the planet, occupying anywhere from temperate soil to tropical rainforests, desert dunes and kitchen counters. They’re social insects and...
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14 Apr 2020 - 00:00
Porphyromonas gingivalis is a major bacterial pathogen which leads to periodontitis, also known as gum disease. In Japan, 80% of adults aged 35 and over suffer from this disease. What’s more, P....
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