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Parkinson's disease

Primary Endpoint Met in Phase II / III Clinical Study of...

Eisai Co., Ltd. and Meiji Seika Pharma Co., Ltd. announced today that the primary endpoint was met in a Phase II/III clinical study on...
bendable touch panel

A Bendable Touch Panel Achieved with Silver Nano Ink Printing Technology

Problems with sensor electrode materials in electrostatic capacity-type touch panels used in smartphones resulted in difficulties responding to increasing trends for three-dimensional curves, flexibility, and...
SJeva

TANAKA Begins Shipments of SJeva, a Newly-developed, High-Quality Au Deposition Material

Tanaka Holdings Co., Ltd. (Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director and CEO: Akira Tanae) announces the start of sample shipments of SJeva, a newly-developed,...
Biometric Authentication

JCB to Test Multipurpose Biometric Authentication

JCB Co., Ltd., announced that JCB will be running a trial of multipurpose server-based visible light palm authentication in February at JCB headquarters in...
carbon cycle

Earthquakes as a Driver for the Deep-Ocean Carbon Cycle

In a paper recently published in Nature Communications, geologist Michael Strasser presented the initial findings of a month-long research expedition off the coast of...
artificial intelligence

Technique to Allow AI to Learn Words in the Flow of...

A group of researchers at Osaka University has developed a new method for dialogue systems*1. This new method, lexical acquisition through implicit confirmation, is...
Meteorites

Meteorites from Mars Suffer a Velocity Boost Due to the Material...

Background One hundred and ninety-eight meteorites from Mars have been discovered on Earth as of Sep., 2017. Hypervelocity impacts on Mars have been a widely...
corals

Ocean Acidification Poses Looming Threat to Corals

Researchers at the University of Tokyo and their collaborators have revealed that boron isotope ratios in skeletons of long-lived reef-building corals, calledPorites, in the...
terahertz rays

Harnessing the Rattling Motion of Oxygen Ions to Convert T-Rays to...

Scientists have successfully visualized terahertz radiation, popularly known as T-rays, using a crystal called mayenite (Ca12Al14O33). Their method cleverly utilizes the rattling motion caused...
ebola

Unlocking the Secrets of Ebola

Scientists have identified a set of biomarkers that indicate which patients infected with the Ebola virus are most at risk of dying from the...
radioactive waste

A Fast Reactor System to Shorten the Lifetime of Long-Lived Fission...

A team of scientists at Tokyo Tech working in collaboration with Tohoku University, Tokyo City University and Japan Atomic Energy Agency has proposed a...
batteries

Imec and Panasonic Introduce Innovative Nanocomposite Electrolyte for Next-Generation Batteries

Today, at the Imec Technology Forum Japan, imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies and Panasonic, announced that they...
greenhouse gases

Global CO2 Emissions Stalled for the Third Year in a Row

The report provides updated results on the continuous monitoring of the three main greenhouse gases: carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O). Global...
3D printed

Digital 3D-Fabrication Technology for Nursing and Healthcare

3D printing technology has important medical applications, such as manufacturing prosthetic parts, implants, and models of human organs. Here, researchers at Keio University in...
supersomputers, supercomputers, supercomputer, Virtual Machine, lung diseases, Circuit, database integration, Lithium-Ion Batteries, Piezoelectric Device, In-Memory Deduplication, wavelength, genomic medicine, machine learning technology, Quantum Computers

Fujitsu Receives Order for Japan’s Fastest Supercomputer System for AI Applications

Fujitsu today announced that it has received an order from the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) for AI Bridging Cloud...
Cartilaginous Fish

Basis of Development of Vertebrate Limb Muscles Has Been Established in...

The development of limb muscle has been well studied in most land dwelling vertebrates such as humans and modern research models. In these species,...
Microsensorsvideo

Biodegradable Microsensors for Food Monitoring

Nowadays microsensors are already used in many different applications, such as the detection of poisonous gases. They are also integrated into miniaturised transmitter/receiver systems,...
renewable energy

A Sustainable Future Powered by Sea

Professor Tsumoru Shintake at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) yearns for a clean future, one that is affordable and...
speech translation device

Fujitsu Develops World’s First Wearable, Hands-Free Speech Translation Device

Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of the world's first wearable, hands-free speech translation device, suitable for tasks in which the users' hands...
catalysis

UCLA, Japanese Scientists Discover New Way to Speed up Chemical Reactions

Ateam of scientists and engineers from UCLA and Japan’s University of Shizuoka has discovered a new mode of enzyme catalysis, the process that speeds...