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Found 215 articles associated to the institution Hokkaido University.
 
Fresh look at mysterious Nasca lines in Peru
20-June-2019

Using a taxonomic approach, scientists have re-identified the huge birds drawn on the desert plains of Peru as hermits or pelicans.

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DNA origami to scale-up molecular motors
31-May-2019

Researchers have successfully used DNA origami to make smooth-muscle-like contractions in large networks of molecular motor systems, a discovery which could be applied in molecular robotics.

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Gas insulation could be protecting an ocean inside Pluto
21-May-2019

A gassy insulating layer beneath the icy surfaces of distant celestial objects could mean there are more oceans in the universe than previously thought.

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Tsunami signals to measure glacier calving in Greenland
8-May-2019

Scientists have employed a new method utilizing tsunami signals to calculate the calving magnitude of an ocean-terminating glacier in northwestern Greenland, uncovering correlations between calving flux and environmental factors such as air temperature, ice speed, and ocean tides.

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Plant signals trigger remarkable bacterial transformation
23-April-2019

Cycad plant roots release signals into the soil that triggers the transformation of bacteria into its motile form, helping them move to the plant roots and establish a symbiotic partnership.

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