Latest News for: Chiba university


Japanese Court Dismisses Death Row Inmates’ Lawsuit Challenging Short Notice of Executions

Time Magazine 15 Apr 2024
... death row inmates and their families greater notice of their impending executions,” Jeffrey Hall, lecturer in Japanese studies at Kanda University of International Studies in Chiba, tells TIME.

Virtue in Japan: Perception differences among educational specialists and general public

Phys Dot Org 09 Apr 2024
Virtue is a normative concept comprising a set of moral and social codes acceptable to society ... However, the rise of modern values and sociopolitical overhauls almost pushed the concept of virtue into oblivion ... Dr ... DOI ... Provided by Chiba University ... ....

Police tackle record 292 cases of bullying at schools in 2023

Asahi News 08 Apr 2024
That was highest number since 1991, when such statistics were first collected ... Daisuke Fujikawa, a pedagogical methodology professor at Chiba University, said school-police cooperation is especially needed for cases involving illicit images of minors.

Companies in Japan are offering workers with bad allergies subsidized trips to low-pollen destinations

Business Insider 04 Apr 2024
Mitsuhiro Okano, a professor of otorhinolaryngology at Chiba Prefecture's International University of Health and Welfare Narita Hospital, told the Post that serious hay fever symptoms can reduce work efficiency by more than 30% ... ....

Researchers investigate the surface extraction of platinum catalysts in alkaline media

Phys Dot Org 02 Apr 2024
To address this gap, a team of researchers led by Professor Masashi Nakamura from the Graduate School of Engineering, Chiba University, Japan, dug deep into the oxide formation mechanisms on Pt surfaces in alkaline media ... Provided by Chiba University.

Your new EV could do with a shot of caffeine. and AI

Live Mint 01 Apr 2024
... process.But Masashi Nakamura, Ryuta Kubo, and Rui Suzuki from Chiba University found that adding a dash of caffeine to the electrolyte limits formation of platinum hydroxide.

Fuel cells improved by adding caffeine to electrodes

The Engineer 21 Mar 2024
According to the team from Chiba University, Japan, the addition of caffeine can enhance the efficiency of the fuel cell, reduce the requirement for excess platinum catalysts, and lead to cheaper and more efficient fuel cells.

Thousands call for end to aroma capsules, citing ‘scent pollution’

Asahi News 21 Mar 2024
In a report published by the health ministry in 2023, Ko Sakabe, program specific professor with Chiba University’s Center for Preventive Medical Sciences, said around 70 percent of those with such ...

Caffeine Makes Fuel Cells More Efficient, Cuts Cost of Energy Storage

Slashdot 15 Mar 2024
Dan Robinson reports via The Register ... Fuel cells work somewhat like batteries ... Got that?. Chiba University's work was led by Professor Nagahiro Hoshi at the Department of Applied Chemistry and Biotechnology ... Read more of this story at Slashdot. .

Supercharging fuel cells with caffeine

Phys Dot Org 14 Mar 2024
... from the Graduate School of Engineering at Chiba University, Japan, have found that adding caffeine to certain platinum electrodes can increase the activity of the ORR ... Provided by Chiba University.

Investigating cell killers: An advanced system for size-dependent cytotoxicity analysis of silica

Phys Dot Org 29 Feb 2024
Yasumitsu Ogra, both from the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Chiba University, have now estimated the cellular intake of silica nanoparticles (SiNPs) based on their sizes ... Tanaka. More information ... DOI ... Provided by Chiba University ... ....

TASTE OF LIFE/ Grandmother’s fried chicken: Sake expert’s roots lie in the dish along with the vegetables

Asahi News 21 Feb 2024
Marie Chiba is a leading expert on pairing Japanese sake with dishes ... Chiba, 39, was born and raised in Iwate Prefecture where she often visited on holidays her grandparents’ home that was about an hour’s drive.

Washburn University doesn't have international student recruitment plan from Jerry Farley

cjonline 18 Feb 2024
one with the Sakae Institute, an organization that helps Japanese students study abroad in America; Chiba University of Commerce, a private university near Tokyo; and Fukuoka University, a private university in southwest Japan.

Exploring the effect of ring closing on fluorescence of supramolecular polymers

Phys Dot Org 13 Feb 2024
Shiki Yagai from Chiba University, with Sho Takahashi, a doctoral course student at the Graduate School of Science and Engineering at Chiba University, as the first author ... Provided by Chiba University.