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Found 162 articles associated to the institution Hokkaido University.
 
Electron sandwich doubles thermoelectric performance
20-June-2018

Researchers more than doubled the ability of a material to convert heat into electricity, which could help reduce the amount of wasted heat, and thus wasted fossil fuel, in daily activities and industries.

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The molecules that energize babies’ hearts
14-June-2018

A metabolic process that provides heart muscle with energy fails to mature in newborns with thickened heart walls, according to a Japan­–Canada research team.

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The first artificial snowflake [Asia Research News 2018 Moments in History]
13-June-2018

The works of Japanese physicist Ukichiro Nakaya still remains a primary reference on crystal shapes.

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Citizen science — A powerful tool to combat invasive giant slugs
12-June-2018

With the help of citizen science, researchers have unraveled the close correlation between weather conditions and the appearances of a giant slug species, enabling them to predict the slug’s activity on the following day.

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The right squeeze for quantum computing
31-May-2018

A new theoretical model involving squeezing light to just the right amount to accurately transmit information using subatomic particles is bringing us closer to a new era of computing.

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