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USJI Universities Research Report Vol.50

June 02,2016

Kyushu University

Topic:
A Theoretical Model of Jigsaw-Puzzle Pattern Formation by Plant Leaf Epidermal Cells
Researcher:
Takashi Miura, Professor, Faculty of Medical Sciences
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Plant leaf epidermal cells exhibit a jigsaw puzzle–like pattern that is generated by interdigitation of the cell wall during leaf development. The contribution of two ROP GTPases, ROP2 and ROP6, to the cytoskeletal dynamics that regulate …

Ritsumeikan University

Sophia University

Topic:
New Graduate School Addresses Spiritual Care and the Role Required of Religion in Contemporary Society
Researcher:
Susumu Shimazono, Professor, Graduate School of Applied Religious Studies
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This spring marked a full five years since the Great East Japan Earthquake and accompanying disasters of March 2011. The media invested extra resources in producing special feature articles and television programs that reminded us once again of the scale of the devastation.…

The University of Tokyo

Topic:
Ultrathin organic material enhances e-skin display: Display can be stuck on skin just like a plaster
Researcher:
Takao Someya et al, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering
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University of Tokyo researchers have developed an ultrathin, ultraflexible, protective layer and demonstrated its use by creating an air-stable, organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display. This technology will enable creation of electronic skin (e-skin) displays of blood oxygen…

University of Tsukuba

Topic:
OMNI-Prop: Seamless Node Classification on Arbitrary Label Correlation
Researcher:
Hiroyuki Kitagawa, Professor, Center for Computational Sciences
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If we know most of Smith’s friends are from Boston, what can we say about the rest of Smith’s friends? In this paper, we focus on the node classification problem on networks, which is one of the most important topics in AI and Web communities…

Waseda University

Keio University

Topic:
To Explore to Innovative Care for Oral Anticancer Treatment
Researcher:
Kaori Yagasaki , Associate Professor, Faculty of Nursing and Medical Care
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With the advancement of medical care for cancer, new methods of treatment are being developed day by day. But the symptoms of the side effects and the psychological reactions to these new treatments are something only patients’ experience….

Kyoto University

Topic:
Promising New Compound Protects Neurons and Vision in Mice with Glaucoma
Researcher:
Hanako Ikeda, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Medicine Nagahisa Yoshimura, Professor, Graduate School of Medicine Akira Kakizuka, Professor, Graduate School of Biostudies
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Early tests of a novel compound in mice with glaucoma should come as welcome news to millions of people around the world now suffering with this leading cause of vision loss. Researchers reporting in the journal Heliyon have shown that a compound they’ve developed might help.…

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