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New cognitive training game to improve driving skills among the elderly
21-May-2019

Researchers at Tohoku University have developed a new cognitive training game aimed at improving road safety among elderly drivers. The game, "Cognitive Training for Car Driving" (CTCD), requires only a set top box and a TV, and for users to play it regularly.

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Contact: Tomoko Yokota Institution: Tohoku University
 
Gas insulation could be protecting an ocean inside Pluto
20-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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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University
 
Scientists at DGIST develop polariton nano-laser operating at room temperature
20-May-2019

Researchers in Korea and colleauges have developed a polariton nano-laser operating at room temperature.

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Contact: Nari Kim Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology)
 
Development of a displacement sensor to measure gravity of smallest source mass ever
17-May-2019

One of the most unknown phenomena in modern physics is gravity. Its measurement and laws remain somewhat of an enigma. Researchers at Tohoku University have revealed important information about a new aspect of the nature of gravity by probing the smallest mass-scale.

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Contact: Tomoko Yokota Institution: Tohoku University
 
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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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University
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