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Found 61 articles associated to the institution Nagoya University.
 
New Index Reveals Likelihood of Terrestrial or Aquatic Lifestyles of Extinct Mammals
25-July-2016

Researchers at Nagoya University establish a new index based on rib strength measurement, which can use fossil records to predict whether extinct mammalian species lived exclusively in the water, were occasionally on land, or were fully land-based.

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Neuronal Activity Shows Link Between Wakefulness and Fight-or-Flight Response in Mice
15-July-2016

Researchers centered at Nagoya University revealed a role for orexin neurons of the hypothalamus in regulating the response to harmful stimuli in mice. This findings suggest a link between response to stimuli and consciousness that is regulated by neurons producing orexin.

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Analysis of Genetic Repeats Suggests Role for DNA Instability in Schizophrenia
24-June-2016

International researchers centered at Nagoya University use a highly sensitive technique to identify significantly more DNA sequence repeats in patients with schizophrenia than in control individuals, and outline a possible link between genome instability and disease.

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Ancient DNA Analysis Explains Spread of Domestic Goats from Fertile Crescent into Caucasus
13-June-2016

Nagoya University-based researchers analyze ancient DNA of Neolithic domestic goats to reveal that the goats were introduced into the Southern Caucasus from the Fertile Crescent during the early sixth millennium BC, probably alongside establishment of trade links or population movement.

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How Southeastern Mayan people overcame the catastrophic eruption of Ilopango?
2-June-2016

A Nagoya University researcher and his leading international research group discovered a Great Platform built with different kinds of stone at the archeological site of San Andrés, El Salvador, and challenged the prevailing theory regarding the sociocultural development of Southeastern Maya frontier.

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