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Researchers identify dynamic behavior of key SARS-CoV-2 accessory protein

Phys Dot Org 29 Nov 2023
"Similar to other viruses, SARS-CoV-2 expresses an array of accessory proteins to re-program the host environment to favor its replication and survival," explain Richard Wong at Kanazawa University and Noritaka Nishida at Chiba University and their colleagues in this latest report ... Provided by Kanazawa University.

FEATURE: "Dreamnight" program enables disabled kids to enjoy zoo visits

Kyodo 19 Nov 2023
Kick-started by a zoo in the Netherlands in 1996, the "Dreamnight at the Zoo" initiative has percolated worldwide ... In July, 25 students led by Toshiya Matsuura, 60, a professor from the College of Integrated Human and Social Welfare Studies at Shukutoku University, participated as volunteers in an event at the Chiba Zoological Park, east of Tokyo.

19-yr-old gets prison term for stabbing students near Univ. of Tokyo

Kyodo 17 Nov 2023
According to the ruling and other sources, the man stabbed two third-grade senior high school students from Chiba Prefecture and a man in his 70s in the back in front of a gate to the university's main campus as many people were arriving for nationwide university entrance exams on Jan.

AI is coming for our jobs! Could universal basic income be the solution?

The Observer 16 Nov 2023
While it is still considered by many to be a radical concept, proponents of a universal basic income (UBI) no longer see it only as a solution to poverty but as the answer to some of the biggest threats faced by modern workers ... Grace receives 75 cents (62p) a day as part of a large-scale universal basic income study by American NGO GiveDirectly.

Boosting profits for technology holders and licensees through game theory

Phys Dot Org 14 Nov 2023
Published on September 12, 2023, in the Journal of Public Economic Theory, a study by Associate Professor Shin Kishimoto from the Graduate School of Social Sciences at Chiba University, Japan, examined which stable licensing schemes could maximize profits for the technology holder based on a combination of fees and royalty licenses.

Discrimination against Afghans? Refugees still struggle in Japan

Asahi News 02 Nov 2023
In August this year, Reiko Ogawa, a sociology professor at Chiba University, and her colleagues checked on the conditions of 18 former embassy staffers who were recognized as refugees in Japan. The survey covered 106 people, including family members ... Two-thirds of them have university diplomas or higher education achievements ... .

A mathematical model for studying methane hydrate distribution in the Nankai Trough

Phys Dot Org 01 Nov 2023
It is often found trapped in continental margin sediments and permafrost ... In a study published in Island Arc, Associate Professor Hitoshi Tomaru, along with Chao Xu from the Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Chiba University, have now developed a mathematical model to circumvent this problem ... Tomaru ... DOI ... Provided by Chiba University ... ....

Increased screen time from age 1 affects later development: study

Kyodo 28 Oct 2023
Researchers from Chiba University and a national child health center in Japan assessed the development of problem-solving skills, personal and social skills, communication skills, gross motor skills like jumping and fine motor skills such as picking up objects.

KalVista Pharmaceuticals Presents Data on HAE Attacks in Patients Receiving Long-Term Prophylaxis at the Asia ...

The Galveston Daily News 24 Oct 2023
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. & SALISBURY, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 24, 2023--. KalVista Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ ... A Systematic Review ... Longhurst, Auckland City Hospital, Te Toka Tumai, and University of Auckland, Auckland, New ZealandKONFIDENT Phase 3 Trial Global Expansion ... Daisuke Honda, Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba, Japan ... PUB.

Meet Japan's bright new idea for boosting EV range – wireless charging at traffic lights

TechRadar 23 Oct 2023
Researchers in Japan are preparing a pilot program that will see wireless charging technology embedded into the road surfaces in Kashiwa City, Chiba Prefecture, just outside of Tokyo. As reported by University Journal (via Eletrek), the idea is that electric vehicles (fitted with ...

Does urbanization trigger plant evolution?

Phys Dot Org 20 Oct 2023
To address this gap, a team of researchers led by Associate Professor Yuya Fukano from the Graduate School of Horticulture, Chiba University, Japan, investigated how urban heat islands affect the leaf colors of Oxalis corniculata, also known as the creeping woodsorrel ... Wataru Yamori from the University of Tokyo, Dr ... Provided by Chiba University.

Modulation of protein stability: A new approach to studying cosolvent effects

Phys Dot Org 19 Oct 2023
So, we leveraged computational simulations to determine the PBPs and reveal how urea and 2,2,2-trifluoroethanol (TFE) induced their opposing cosolvent effects," says team leader Tomonari Sumi, Associate Professor at the Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Science at Okayama University ... Takeshi Morita from Chiba University, and Dr.

Simplifying the generation of three-dimensional holographic displays

Phys Dot Org 18 Oct 2023
Now, a team of researchers led by Professor Tomoyoshi Shimobaba of the Graduate School of Engineering, Chiba University, propose a novel approach based on deep learning that further streamlines hologram generation by producing 3D images directly from regular 2D color images captured using ordinary cameras ... Provided by Chiba University.

Global warming? Volleyball-sized fungi sprout in Chiba garden

Asahi News 15 Oct 2023
ASAHI, Chiba ... Both the Japanese and scientific names of the species were given by the late Seiichi Kawamura, a professor who specialized in fungi classification at the Chiba Higher College of Horticulture (present-day Chiba University's Faculty of Horticulture).

RUGBY/ Youngest player learned basic skills at Chiba high school

Asahi News 06 Oct 2023
Dearns picked up his suppleness while playing at Ryutsu Keizai University-affiliated Kashiwa Senior High School in Chiba Prefecture ... Born in New Zealand, Dearns moved to Japan in 2016 when his father, Grant, took on a coaching position with what was then the NEC Green Rockets, which had a training facility in Abiko, Chiba Prefecture.

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