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Found 219 articles associated to the institution Hokkaido University.
 
Turkestan cockroach selling online is a companion of the common household cockroach
19-July-2019

The Turkestan cockroach (commonly known as the red runner roach or rusty red roach), which is popular as food for pet reptiles, has an interneuron extremely sensitive to sex pheromones emitted by American cockroaches.

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The protein that gives identical cells individuality
16-July-2019

New insight into a protein’s role in regulating tight DNA packing could have implications for combating tumor cell resistance to anti-cancer treatments.

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“The way you move”: Body structure brings coordinated movement
12-July-2019

A computer model shows that a starfish-like animal can coordinate rhythmic motion based on body structure without the brain telling them to do so. This provides insights useful for physiology and robotics.

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Early arrival of spring disrupts the mutualism between plants and pollinators
12-July-2019

Early snowmelt increases the risk of phenological mismatch, in which the flowering of periodic plants and pollinators fall out of sync, compromising seed production.

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Fresh look at mysterious Nasca lines in Peru
20-June-2019

Using a taxonomic approach, scientists have re-identified the huge birds drawn on the desert plains of Peru as hermits or pelicans.

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