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Found 213 articles associated to the institution Hokkaido University.
 
Gas insulation could be protecting an ocean inside Pluto
21-May-2019

A gassy insulating layer beneath the icy surfaces of distant celestial objects could mean there are more oceans in the universe than previously thought.

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Tsunami signals to measure glacier calving in Greenland
8-May-2019

Scientists have employed a new method utilizing tsunami signals to calculate the calving magnitude of an ocean-terminating glacier in northwestern Greenland, uncovering correlations between calving flux and environmental factors such as air temperature, ice speed, and ocean tides.

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Plant signals trigger remarkable bacterial transformation
23-April-2019

Cycad plant roots release signals into the soil that triggers the transformation of bacteria into its motile form, helping them move to the plant roots and establish a symbiotic partnership.

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Green plastic production made easy
17-April-2019

A one-step method enables scalable and more environmentally friendly production of plant-derived plastic monomers, paving the way towards the mass production of a sustainable alternative to petroleum-based materials.

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Driving a wedge into historic gaps of climate science
11-April-2019

Evidence of historic marine life present in Alaskan permafrost is helping scientists reconstruct ancient changes in the ice cover over the Arctic Ocean.

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