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Found 116 articles associated to the institution Hokkaido University.
 
Secrets of Bonsai: Uncovering the mechanism of root regeneration
14-September-2017

The molecular mechanism behind root regeneration after root cutting in plants has been discovered. A finding which could lead to the development of new methods for regulating plant growth in agriculture and horticulture.

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Unraveling a major cause of sea ice retreat in the Arctic Ocean
6-September-2017

Quantitative analysis has evidenced the acceleration system of melting ice: dark water surfaces absorb more heat than white ice surfaces, thus melting ice and making more water surfaces in the Arctic Ocean.

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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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Virus hijacks cell’s transportation system
1-September-2017

A deadly tick-borne virus uses the host neuron’s transportation system to move their RNA, resulting in the local reproduction of the virus and severe neurological symptoms.

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Equatorial jet in Venusian atmosphere discovered by Akatsuki
1-September-2017

Observations by Japan’s Venus climate orbiter Akatsuki have revealed an equatorial jet in the lower to middle cloud layer of the planet’s atmosphere, a finding that could be pivotal to unraveling a phenomenon called superrotation.

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