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2019-4-17

From nata de coco to computer screens: cellulose gets a chance to shine

Researchers at Osaka University meticulously measured the optical birefringence of highly aligned cellulose nanofibers, paving the way for sharper television, computer, and smartphone screens

Scientists at Osaka University determined the intrinsic birefringence of cellulose molecules, which have great potential to improve smartphone and com...

2019-3-29

Pressure Makes Best Cooling

Microscopic scenario for “colossal barocaloric effects” in plastic crystals

Life Sciences & Medicine
2019-3-27

Breakthrough alpha-ray treatment of cancer without external radiation

Osaka University researchers produced astatine (At-211) using a large accelerator, which enabled highly therapeutic alpha rays to be used in nuclear medicine treatment to suppress refractory thyroid cancer

Radioactive iodine has been used for treatment of thyroid cancer. However, some thyroid tumors become resistant to iodine treatment. An Osaka Universi...

2019-3-20

Electron Accelerators Reveal the Radical Secrets of Antioxidants

Osaka University researcher proves the value of electron accelerators for creating free radicals and understanding their damaging effects on biological molecules

An Osaka University professor has demonstrated for the first time the value of linear particle accelerators for the generation of free radicals inside...

Engineering
2019-3-11

Shape shifting mirror opens a vista for the future

Japanese researchers develop a glue-free mirror that can be used in vacuum chambers

A team of researchers from JTEC Corporation and Osaka University developed a bimorph deformable mirror that allows for precise shape modification and ...

Life Sciences & Medicine
2019-3-11

Winning the Arms Race: Analysis Reveals Key Gene for Bacterial Infection

Researchers at Osaka University use molecular-level analyses of evolution to identify a key gene in bacterial infection, potentially providing a novel target for drugs that could minimize the incidence of bacterial resistance

Researchers at Osaka University applied molecular evolutionary analysis to quantify the severity of negative selection pressures on genes encoding the...

2019-3-7

Tiny DNA Reader to Advance Development of Anticancer Drugs

Researchers from Osaka University use tiny probes and an electrical current to locate anticancer drug molecules incorporated into single strands of DNA

Researchers at Osaka University have developed a novel method to determine exactly where anticancer drug molecules are incorporated into microscopic s...

Life Sciences & Medicine
2019-3-6

Hematopoietic Stem Cells: Making Blood Thicker than Water

Researchers at Osaka University reveal how a regulatory molecule ensures an appropriate supply of blood cells while avoiding the excessive proliferation associated with conditions like leukemia

An Osaka University-led team revealed that Ragnase-1 is a key regulator of the self-renewal and differentiation of hematopoietic stem and progenitor c...

Life Sciences & Medicine
2019-3-1

ECG rhythm and Airway Management Make All the Difference During A Heart Attack

Japan-based study involving Osaka University finds valuable correlation between use of advanced airway management and ECG rhythms indicating need/non-need for defibrillation during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Japan-based research examined a large-scale national registry of cardiac arrest cases to measure the effects of advanced airway management (AAM) on 1-...

Life Sciences & Medicine
2019-2-28

Adipocyte glucocorticoid receptors play a role in developing steroid diabetes

Osaka University researchers clarify part of mechanism behind the development of steroid diabetes

Researchers at Osaka University focused on glucocorticoid receptors (GRs), the receptors for the body’s endogenous steroids, clarifying part of the me...

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