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Tsukuba Research: Newest Island

Japan’s first new island in 27 years has reached a height of about 27 meters and is around the size of Tokyo Dome. Read more: http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/social_affairs/AJ201312130008 Advertisements

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Tsukuba Research: A New Way of Making 3D Graphene

Researchers at the National Institute for Materials Science “created a new way of making 3D graphene using bubbles blown in a polymeric glucose solution. The resulting 3D graphene is robust and maintains excellent conductivity.” Read more: http://www.ciol.com/ciol/news/207459/3d-graphene-supercapacitors-sugar-bubbles

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Tsukuba Research: New Open Access Journal on Advanced Materials

Japan’s National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) and the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) have signed a 5-year collaborative agreement to co-publish the open access journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials (STAM). Their goal is … Continue reading

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Tsukuba Research: Decoding the Carnation Genome

A Japanese research team said it has decoded the carnation genome, an achievement that is expected to help create varieties with new colors, improved fragrance and longer lives. Read more: http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/social_affairs/AJ201312180041

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Tsukuba Job: Computational Science Professor at the University of Tsukuba

Theoretical research in the field of astrobiology employing computational science approaches. Candidates are expected to play a leading role in this organization of astrobiology based on the theoretical study of planetary science or interstellar molecular science. Also, it is anticipated … Continue reading

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Tsukuba Research: Improving Asthma Treatments

A team of researchers from the University of Tsukuba in Ibaraki Prefecture has found a mechanism in which bad bacteria within mice intestines exacerbates asthma, fueling hope it can lead to a treatment for asthma in humans. http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/01/16/national/tsukuba-team-uncovers-asthma-intestine-mechanism/

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Tsukuba Research: Conference on “Global Aging”

Friday, January 24, 2014 International Conference Room, University Hall, University of Tsukuba More information: http://www.tsukuba.ac.jp/english/event/e201401150918.html

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