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Found 203 articles associated to the institution Tohoku University.
 
Plants overcome hunger with the aid of autophagy
12-March-2018

Researchers at Tohoku University have found that plants activate autophagy in their leaf cells to derive amino acids that are used for survival under energy-starved “hunger” conditions. The findings show that amino acid utilization in plants can be controlled by the manipulation of autophagy.

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New mutant coral symbiont alga able to switch symbiosis off
22-February-2018

Researchers have identified the first spontaneous mutant coral symbiont alga to not maintain a symbiotic relationship with its host.

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Splitting crystals for 2D metallic conductivity
20-February-2018

Adding oxygen atoms to a perovskite-like crystal material splits it into layers, giving it unique electrical properties.

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Reshaping drug tests
20-February-2018

Researchers have improved on the currently available methods for screening drugs for heart-related side effects.

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Unprecedented single-digit-nanometer magnetic tunnel junction demonstrated
20-February-2018

Researchers have developed ultra-small magnetic tunnel junctions with high retention properties for use in semiconductor technologies.

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