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Mysterious increased transition temperature of iron selenide superconductor under high pressure 2016:08:02:12:00:00
Hidden relationship between magnetism and superconductivity unveiled Researchers at the University of Tokyo have shown that the mysterious ...
August 2, 2016
Discovery may point to new source of superconductivity 2016:07:15:12:00:00
Non-magnetic electronic state and its singularity discovered in iron-based superconductors A research team, including members from the Univ...
July 15, 2016
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May 16, 2016
Commencement of First-in-Human Clinical Trial for New Molecular Targeting Drug 2016:04:07:12:00:00
  National Cancer Center The University of Tokyo Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited    Commencement of First-in-Human Clini...
April 7, 2016
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Discovery of nanoscale dynamics in supersaturation ion networks 2015:12:28:12:00:00
High-speed DXT catches new motion in ion networks A joint University of Tokyo and Osaka University group used diffracted X-ray tracking to ...
December 28, 2015
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Visualizing RNAi at work 2015:07:03:12:00:00
How does single "RISC" accurately cleave and release target RNAs? University of Tokyo and Kyoto University researchers have revealed the mo...
July 3, 2015
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Visualizing the bonding properties of liquid boron 2015:05:01:12:00:00
Boron (B) belongs to the group of element situated between metals and insulators in the periodic table. Though the balance between metallic ...
May 1, 2015
Riddle of mimicry of unpalatable butterfly 2015:04:14:12:00:00
Molecular mechanism of Batesian mimicry in Papilio polytes University of Tokyo researchers have revealed the whole genome sequences of two ...
April 14, 2015
Antigen complex single molecule observation with X-rays 2015:02:06:12:00:00
New autoimmune disease mechanism discovered A research group led by Professor Yuji C. Sasaki at the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, t...
February 6, 2015
Key to origin of iron-based superconductors observed 2014:12:12:12:00:00
Unique change of the number of superconducting electrons by electron irradiation   The research team of Assistant Professor Yuta Mizu...
December 12, 2014
Mechanisms producing diverse coloration patterns in caterpillars 2014:10:17:12:00:00
Single novel gene apontic-like controls patterns   It is known that eye spots on the larvae of butterflies and moths (caterpillars) f...
October 17, 2014
Observing intramolecular motion of ligand gated ion channel in real time 2014:09:26:12:00:00
Establishment of X-ray technology for allosteric drug design A research group led by Professor Yuji Sasaki (Graduate School of Frontier Sci...
September 26, 2014
Successful Biaxial Time-Sharing Mapping of Intramolecular Motion in Single Protein Molecules 2013:11:12:12:00:00
- Diffracted X-ray tracking (DXT) enables monitoring of complicated tilting and twisting motions of single protein molecules – &nb...
November 12, 2013
Intramolecular Motions of Chaperonin Play Important Role in Protein Repair 2013:09:06:12:00:00
Amazing biomolecular mechanism similar to domino effect   A research group led by Prof. Yuji Sasaki (Graduate School of Frontier ...
September 6, 2013
Control of terahertz light by spin - A principle of new electromagnetic optical devic- 2012:08:29:12:00:00
In the terahertz frequency range, it is difficult to achieve the control of both light-polarization and intensity by external forces. This...
August 29, 2012
Why do we die from infection? Evidence for suicidal defense strategy 2012:01:30:12:00:00
Why do we sometimes die easily from microbial infection? Ichizo Kobayashi’s group at Department of Medical Genome Science in Graduat...
January 30, 2012
A molecular mechanism for HTLV-1-caused adult T-cell leukemia (ATL) cells. 2012:01:30:12:00:00
Prof. Toshiki Watanabe and his group have published a paper in Cancer Cell. Constitutive NF-kB activation has causative roles in adult T c...
January 30, 2012
A four-billion-year-old catastrophe: the origin of Titan's nitrogen atmosphere 2011:05:25:12:00:00
Titan, Saturn's largest satellite, is the only body in the solar system other than Earth with a thick nitrogen atmosphere and liquid (...
May 25, 2011
March 25, 2011
A novel mechanism for birth and death of genes 2011:01:13:12:00:00
The birth and death of genes is central to evolution, yet the underlying genome dynamics remain elusive. A novel mechanism was found by th...
January 13, 2011
Universal Mechanism of Creating Cosmic Magnetic Field 2010:08:31:12:00:00
The universe is filled with "vortexes" (such as galaxies, accretion disks, stars and planetary systems, etc.) that clump and wind-up with ...
August 31, 2010
International Joint COE Center for Magnetic Self-Organization 2010:07:09:12:00:00
In April 2010, we started a new international joint COE program: Center for Magnetic Self-Organization in Laboratory and Astrophysical Pla...
July 9, 2010
A video movie of annual changes in the full bloom date of Prunus Jamasakura (Yamazakura) for these 1 2010:03:15:12:00:00
The University of Tokyo has been continuing recording and analyzing of a forest video data to observe the annual changes in the full bloom...
March 15, 2010
Success in Thrust Enhancement of Microwave Rocket 2010:01:15:12:00:00
A Microwave Rocket model was successfully lifted up by microwave power irradiated from a ground-based power source, Gyrotron. By using a r...
January 15, 2010
December 25, 2009
Practical Use of Topological Supramolecule 2009:11:16:12:00:00
Topological supramolecule such as rotaxane and catenane, which has mechanically interlocked molecular system, is one of the most intensive...
November 16, 2009
Ultra-selfish genes are forever 2009:10:06:12:00:00
Homing endonuclease genes are 'selfish' mobile genetic elements whose endonuclease promotes the spread of its own gene by creating...
October 6, 2009
Anomalous orbital motion of electrons in an iridium oxide discovered by synchrotron x-ray 2009:03:06:12:00:00
Electrons orbiting the nucleus of an atom act like waves, rather than particles. Recently, Professor Hidenori Takagi and Dr. B.J.Kim of th...
March 6, 2009
February 16, 2009
The controlling mechanisms of mimicry 2008:03:03:12:00:00
Insects often mimic to other models to protect them from predators or to prey other insects. The studies of mimicry have been carried out ...
March 3, 2008
Watching the synapses form in an intact organism 2007:12:18:12:00:00
Synapses are specialized junctions through which neurons signal to each other and to other target cells such as muscles and are crucial to...
December 18, 2007

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