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Found 150 articles associated to the institution Hokkaido University.
 
Measuring the risks of extreme temperatures on public health
13-April-2018

Heat and cold waves affect people with certain health conditions differently, highlighting the need for tailored public service risk communication.

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Why noise can enhance sensitivity to weak signals
5-April-2018

A team of Japanese researchers has discovered a new mechanism to explain stochastic resonance, in which sensitivity to weak signals is enhanced by noise. The finding is expected to help electronic devices become smaller and more energy-efficient.

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Unraveling the immunopathogenesis of Johne’s disease
2-April-2018

A research team has unraveled the immunopathogenesis of Johne’s disease, a chronic bovine disease that has caused endemics in Japan and many other countries, placing financial burdens on cattle farmers.

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Calculating the impacts of natural events on wildlife
30-March-2018

A new method could help scientists understand how wildlife populations are affected by major natural events, such as hurricanes, severe winters, and tsunamis.

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“Tougher-than-metal” fibre-reinforced hydrogels [Asia Research News 2018 feature]
28-March-2018

Hokkaido University scientists have developed ‘fibre-reinforced soft composites’, that are extremely flexible and five times stronger than carbon steel.

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