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Japan's Hokkaido University professor sees bigger future for microsatellites
27-April-2016

This is Part I of an article based on an interview with Hokkaido University Professor Yukihiro Takahashi, director of the Space Mission Center, about the university’s involvement in the development of low-cost, high-performance microsatellites.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Observed the two different collective oscillations of electrons occurring on gold nanoparticles for the first time
26-April-2016

The discovery made by researchers at Hokkaido University, Japan, is expected to be utilized in clarifying the design guideline of a high efficiency optical antenna and light energy conversion by visible / near-infrared light.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Identifying drug targets for leukaemia
22-April-2016

Researchers from Hong Kong and the U.S. have developed a new statistical and mapping method that could help identify drug targets for treating leukaemia.

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Contact: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institution: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
 
Cell fusion discovery could improve agricultural production
21-April-2016

An international research team has observed cell fusion in flowering plants for the first time in more than a century. The discovery demystifies how plants prevent the attraction of excessive pollen tubes after a successful fertilisation.

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Contact: Ayako Miyazaki Institution: Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (WPI-ITbM), Nagoya University
 
Cool method for making waveguides
20-April-2016

Silicon-based films that are useful for waveguides have been made at temperatures low enough to be compatible with standard manufacturing processes.

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Contact: A*STAR Research Institution: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
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