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Found 37 articles for September 2017.
 
Discovery of dynamic seasonal changes in color perception ~The small fish "medaka" shows large differences in color perception in summer and winter~
5-September-2017

A research group from the National Institute for Basic Biology and Nagoya University in Japan found that color perception of Medaka, a small fish inhabiting rice fields and streams, varies greatly according to seasonal changes.

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Contact: Tomoko Kurata Institution: National Institute for Basic Biology Category: Science
 
Contagious yawning more closely associated with perceptual sensitivity than empathy
5-September-2017

A new study out of Tohoku University suggests that contrary to common belief that the yawning contagion is associated with empathy, it is in fact, more likely that perceptual sensitivity is to blame.

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Contact: Naoko Odajima Institution: Tohoku University Category: Science
 
Techniques used in forensic science help discover new molecular fossils
5-September-2017

Researchers in Japan and China believe they have found new molecular fossils of archaea using a method of analysis commonly used in forensic science.

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Contact: Naoko Odajima Institution: Tohoku University Category: Science
 
Improving earthquake resistance with a single crystal
5-September-2017

A new heating method for certain metals could lead to improved earthquake-resistant construction materials.

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Contact: Naoko Odajima Institution: Tohoku University Category: Science
 
Cloud formation suppressed by biogenic organic emissions
6-September-2017

Researchers have found evidence that near-ground biogenic emissions of organics suppress cloud formation in cool-temperate forests in autumn, providing clues to how global warming will affect cloud formation and the overall climate.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
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