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2019-10-4
Breaking the Stroma Barrier: Study Shows a New Way to Hit Cancer with Radiation

Chemotherapy and radiation therapy are commonly used to treat cancer, but are not always effective and can have toxic side effects. Researchers at Osa...

2019-9-25
Nanocatalyst makes heavy work of formic acid

Osaka University researchers have reported a nanocatalyst that is able to produce hydrogen isotope compounds D2 and HD via the heterogeneous dehydroge...

2019-9-24
No defects found in reproductive ability of male mice returning from short stay in space

Male mice raised in space using specially developed cages were returned safely to Earth. The sperm production/fertilizing ability of the mice were nor...

2019-9-18
Clinical research for PET imaging for prostate cancer begins at Osaka University Hospital

Osaka University Hospital began Japan’s first clinical research for diagnosis of prostate cancer using PET scan results. In this study, the 18F-labell...

2019-9-13
Multidrug resistance: Not as recent as we thought

Researchers from Osaka University found that the ancient RND-type multidrug efflux pump AcrB from Haemophilus influenzae targets the same drugs as its...

2019-8-30
Methylation of microRNA may be a new powerful biomarker for cancer

Researchers from Osaka University found that levels of methylated microRNA were significantly higher in tissue and serum from cancer patients compared...

2019-8-28
Terahertz waves reveal hidden processes in ultrafast artificial photosynthesis

Osaka University researchers have succeeded in observing charge transfer and intermolecular interactions in ultrafast artificial photosynthesis. Wit...

2019-8-28
Breast cancer gene a potential target for childhood liver cancer treatment

Hepatoblastoma is a rare liver cancer that mainly affects infants and young children and is associated with mutations in the β-catenin gene. Researche...

2019-8-27
A novel recipe for efficiently removing intrinsic defects from hard crystals

2019-8-27
High-energy lasers could be used to treat Alzheimer’s disease in the future

The aggregation of amyloid protein fibrils is involved in diseases such as amyloidosis and even Alzheimer’s. Thus, dissociation of these amyloid fibri...

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