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An electrically coupled pioneer circuit enables motor development via proprioceptive feedback in Drosophila embryos 2021:10:19:09:37:10
Summary Precocious movements are widely seen in embryos of various animal species. Whether such movements via proprioceptive feedback play ...
 
October 19, 2021
A cross-population atlas of genetic associations for 220 human phenotypes 2021:10:06:14:46:51
Abstract Current genome-wide association studies do not yet capture sufficient diversity in populations and scope of phenotypes. To expand a...
 
October 6, 2021
Two-dimensional hole gas in organic semiconductors 2021:09:07:09:32:13
Abstract A highly conductive metallic gas that is quantum mechanically confined at a solid-state interface is an ideal platform to explore n...
 
September 7, 2021
Interspecies variation of larval locomotion kinematics in the genus Drosophila and its relation to habitat temperature 2021:09:02:09:00:00
Abstruct Background Speed and trajectory of locomotion are the characteristic traits of individual species. Locomotion kinematics may have b...
 
September 2, 2021
Evolution of the primate glutamate taste sensor from a nucleotide sensor 2021:08:27:10:31:06
Summary Taste perception plays an essential role in food selection. Umami (savory) tastes are sensed by a taste receptor complex, T1R1/T1R3,...
 
August 27, 2021
Chronological genome and single-cell transcriptome integration characterizes the evolutionary process of adult T cell leukemia-lymphoma 2021:08:19:14:00:00
Abstract Subclonal genetic heterogeneity and their diverse gene expression impose serious problems in understanding the behavior of cancers...
 
August 19, 2021
Mathematical modeling and mutational analysis reveal optimal therapy to prevent malignant transformation in grade II IDH-mutant gliomas 2021:08:03:14:09:56
Abstract WHO grade II isocitrate dehydrogenase mutant gliomas (IDHmut-LGGs) grow slowly but frequently undergo malignant transformation, wh...
 
August 3, 2021
Half-integer quantized anomalous thermal Hall effect in the Kitaev material candidate α-RuCl3 2021:07:30:13:53:57
Abstract Half-integer thermal quantum Hall conductance has recently been reported for the two-dimensional honeycomb material α-RuCl3. We fou...
 
July 30, 2021
Machine Learning to Predict New Quasicrystals
First step toward understanding the stabilization mechanism of quasicrystals 2021:07:20:19:39:19
Outline Quasicrystals have emerged as the third class of solid-state materials, distinguished from periodic crystals and amorphous solids, t...
 
July 20, 2021
The nightside cloud-top circulation of the atmosphere of Venus 2021:07:20:07:40:12
Abstract Although Venus is a terrestrial planet similar to Earth, its atmospheric circulation is much different and poorly characterized. W...
 
July 20, 2021
Bayesian spectroscopy of synthesized soft X-ray absorption spectra showing magnetic circular dichroism at Ni-L3,-L2 edges 2021:07:09:14:22:36
ABSTRACT We proposed a data-driven science study by Bayesian spectroscopy to analyze an X-ray magnetic circular dichroism (XMCD) spectrum a...
 
July 9, 2021
Blue Waters, Green Bottoms: Benthic Filamentous Algal Blooms Are an Emerging Threat to Clear Lakes Worldwide 2021:07:07:13:52:31
Abstract Nearshore (littoral) habitats of clear lakes with high water quality are increasingly experiencing unexplained proliferations of fi...
 
July 7, 2021
Hematopoietic mosaic chromosomal alterations increase the risk for diverse types of infection 2021:06:17:18:41:29
Abstract Age is the dominant risk factor for infectious diseases, but the mechanisms linking age to infectious disease risk are incompletel...
 
June 17, 2021
Eight novel susceptibility loci and putative causal variants in atopic dermatitis 2021:06:09:14:44:31
Background Atopic dermatitis (AD) is the most common allergic disease in the world. While genetic components play critical roles in its pat...
 
June 9, 2021
Tough hydrogels with rapid self-reinforcement 2021:06:04:10:00:25
Tougher when stressed Hydrogels are typically weak materials because they contain only a small fraction of polymeric material highly swollen...
 
June 4, 2021
Novel Magnet Design with Magic Mirror-like Properties 2021:05:25:11:07:24
Summary Researchers at Tohoku University and The University of Tokyo have demonstrated the designability of novel magnets with magic mirror-...
 
May 25, 2021
Long-read whole-genome methylation patterning using enzymatic base conversion and nanopore sequencing 2021:05:25:10:58:44
Abstract Long-read whole-genome sequencing analysis of DNA methylation would provide useful information on the chromosomal context of gene e...
 
May 25, 2021
Regulation of coordinated muscular relaxation in Drosophila larvae by a pattern-regulating intersegmental circuit 2021:05:19:18:00:00
Abstract Typical patterned movements in animals are achieved through combinations of contraction and delayed relaxation of groups of muscle...
 
May 19, 2021
A live imaging system to analyze spatiotemporal dynamics of RNA polymerase II modification in Arabidopsis thaliana 2021:05:18:14:22:40
Abstract Spatiotemporal changes in general transcription levels play a vital role in the dynamic regulation of various critical activities....
 
May 18, 2021
Strongly correlated superconductivity in a copper-based metal-organic framework with a perfect kagome lattice 2021:03:18:08:11:28
Abstract Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), which are self-assemblies of metal ions and organic ligands, provide a tunable platform to search ...
 
March 18, 2021
A deep learning method for HLA imputation and trans-ethnic MHC fine-mapping of type 1 diabetes 2021:03:12:08:03:23
Abstract Conventional human leukocyte antigen (HLA) imputation methods drop their performance for infrequent alleles, which is one of the f...
 
March 12, 2021
Tilting and Rotational Motions of Silver Halide Crystal with Diffracted X-ray Blinking 2021:03:05:21:42:51
Abstract The dynamic properties of crystalline materials are important for understanding their local environment or individual single-grain...
 
March 5, 2021
Successful Tracking of Crystal Motion at Picometer Accuracy --World's First Detection of Single Nanograin Motion in Thin Film-- 2021:03:05:19:00:00
The University of Tokyo Advanced Industrial Science and Technology(AIST) Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute(JASRI) Key achieve...
 
March 5, 2021
Distribution of Japanese eel Anguilla japonica revealed by environmental DNA 2021:03:03:21:31:12
Abstract The abundance of Japanese eel Anguilla japonica has rapidly decreased in recent decades. Following a re-evaluation of the possibili...
 
March 3, 2021
Chrysenodithiophene-Based Conjugated Polymer: An Elongated Fused π-Electronic Backbone with a Unique Orbital Structure Toward Efficient Intermolecular Carrier Transport 2021:03:02:10:43:49
Abstract In the current mainstream development of polymer semiconductors aiming for high charge carrier mobility, the degree of intermolecu...
 
March 2, 2021
Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies 127 open-angle glaucoma loci with consistent effect across ancestries 2021:02:25:15:27:47
Abstract Primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG), is a heritable common cause of blindness world-wide. To identify risk loci, we conduct a large...
 
February 25, 2021
Genome-wide SNP data of Izumo and Makurazaki populations support inner-dual structure model for origin of Yamato people 2021:02:19:11:30:02
Abstract The "Dual Structure" model on the formation of the modern Japanese population assumes that the indigenous hunter-gathering populat...
 
February 19, 2021
Benchmark for Ab Initio Prediction of Magnetic Structures Based on Cluster-Multipole Theory 2021:02:19:11:14:56
ABSTRACT The cluster-multipole (CMP) expansion for magnetic structures provides a scheme to systematically generate candidate magnetic stru...
 
February 19, 2021
Terahertz-field-induced polar charge order in electronic-type dielectrics 2021:02:12:10:39:59
Abstract Ultrafast electronic-phase change in solids by light, called photoinduced phase transition, is a central issue in the field of non...
 
February 12, 2021
Bond directional anapole order in a spin-orbit coupled Mott insulator Sr2(Ir1−xRhx)O4 2021:02:04:16:13:51
ABSTRACT An anapole state that breaks inversion and time-reversal symmetries while preserving translation symmetry of an underlying lattice ...
 
February 4, 2021
High-pressure phase diagrams of FeSe1−xTex: correlation between suppressed nematicity and enhanced superconductivity 2021:01:15:16:19:05
Abstract The interplay among magnetism, electronic nematicity, and superconductivity is the key issue in strongly correlated materials inclu...
 
January 15, 2021
Genetic switch in UV response of mimicry-related pale-yellow colors in Batesian mimic butterfly, Papilio polytes 2021:01:09:14:09:45
Abstract In a Batesian mimic butterfly Papilio polytes, mimetic females resemble an unpalatable model, Pachliopta aristolochiae, but exhibit...
 
January 9, 2021
Aberrant splicing isoforms detected by full-length transcriptome sequencing as transcripts of potential neoantigens in non-small cell lung cancer 2021:01:07:15:03:15
Abstract Background Long-read sequencing of full-length cDNAs enables the detection of structures of aberrant splicing isoforms in cancer...
 
January 7, 2021
Surface Doping of Organic Single‐Crystal Semiconductors to Produce Strain‐Sensitive Conductive Nanosheets 2020:12:18:17:38:48
Abstract A highly periodic electrostatic potential, even though established in van der Waals bonded organic crystals, is essential for the ...
 
December 18, 2020
December 16, 2020
High-speed detection of minute motion of channel proteins that sense heat and pain 2020:12:15:15:23:19
The University of Tokyo University of Tsukuba Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (JASRI) Japan Science and Technology Agency (JS...
 
December 15, 2020
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November 12, 2020
Electroless-plated Gold for High-performance Organic Thin Film Transistors 2020:08:10:12:00:00
Abstract Deposition of metallic electrodes on a semiconductor medium is an indispensable factor in governing carrier injection, and a metal...
 
August 10, 2020
Low-voltage and high-mobility organic single-crystal transistors made by polymer-blend printing 2020:08:05:12:00:00
Abstruct Organic field-effect transistors (OFETs) have attracted great attention as key elements in Internet-of-Thing (IoT) devices due to ...
 
August 5, 2020
An efficient coral survey method based on a large-scale 3-D structure model and U-Net segmentation 2020:07:31:12:00:00
Abstract Over the last 3 decades, a large portion of coral cover has been lost around the globe. This significant decline necessitates a ra...
 
July 31, 2020
Unimolecularly thick monosheets of vinyl polymers fabricated in metal–organic frameworks 2020:07:17:12:00:00
Abstract Polymers with two-dimensional (2D) network topologies are currently gaining significant attention due to their unique properties t...
 
July 17, 2020
Imaging switchable magnetoelectric quadrupole domains via nonreciprocal linear dichroism 2020:07:09:12:00:00
Abstract Parity-odd magnetoelectric multipoles such as magnetic quadrupoles and toroidal dipoles contribute to various symmetry-dependent m...
 
July 9, 2020
Chromosomal alterations among age-related haematopoietic clones in Japan 2020:06:25:12:00:00
Abstract The extent to which the biology of oncogenesis and ageing are shaped by factors that distinguish human populations is unknown. Hae...
 
June 25, 2020
Motion tracking of 80-nm-size skyrmions upon directional current injections 2020:06:18:12:00:00
Abstract Nanometer-scale skyrmions are prospective candidates for information bits in low–power consumption devices owing to their topologi...
 
June 18, 2020
Large-scale genome-wide association study across different diseases in a Japanese population 2020:06:09:12:00:00
Abstract The overwhelming majority of participants in current genetic studies are of European ancestry. To elucidate disease biology in the...
 
June 9, 2020
SADA for high-throughput sorting of large-volume biological compartments 2020:05:30:12:00:00
Abstract Droplet microfluidics has become a powerful tool in precision medicine, green biotechnology, and cell therapy for single-cell anal...
 
May 30, 2020
Magnetochiral Dichroism in a Collinear Antiferromagnet with No Magnetization 2020:05:28:12:00:00
Abstract We show the directional dichroism in a collinear antiferromagnet MnTiO3. The dichroism between two distinctive antiferromagne...
 
May 28, 2020
Nanometric square skyrmion lattice in a centrosymmetric tetragonal magnet 2020:05:19:12:00:00
Abstract Magnetic skyrmions are topologically stable spin swirls with a particle-like character and are potentially suitable for the design...
 
May 19, 2020
Robust, High-Performance n-Type Organic Semiconductors 2020:05:02:12:00:00
Abstract Organic semiconductors (OSCs) are important active materials for the fabrication of next-generation organic-based electronics. How...
 
May 2, 2020

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