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Found 53 articles associated to the institution Nagoya University.
 
Ancient DNA Analysis Explains Spread of Domestic Goats from Fertile Crescent into Caucasus
13-June-2016

Nagoya University-based researchers analyze ancient DNA of Neolithic domestic goats to reveal that the goats were introduced into the Southern Caucasus from the Fertile Crescent during the early sixth millennium BC, probably alongside establishment of trade links or population movement.

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How Southeastern Mayan people overcame the catastrophic eruption of Ilopango?
2-June-2016

A Nagoya University researcher and his leading international research group discovered a Great Platform built with different kinds of stone at the archeological site of San Andrés, El Salvador, and challenged the prevailing theory regarding the sociocultural development of Southeastern Maya frontier.

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From Feeling to Reacting: A Two-way Street between Temperature Sensing, Brain Activity
22-March-2016

Nagoya University deciphers how information is encoded in the nervous system during navigation. The findings provide a deeper insight into how animals respond to the environment, and open a door for further investigation into animal behavior, including that of humans.

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New Coronal Mass Ejection Simulations Hold Promise for Future of Space Weather Forecasting
1-March-2016

Researchers at Nagoya University and the National Institute of Polar Research, Japan, successfully profiled passage of a magnetic cloud within a mass ejection event from the Sun. This success in the accurate simulation of a magnetic flux rope’s arrival on Earth provides vital improvements for real-time forecasting of space weather events.

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Research Team Sheds Light on "Rightie" or "Leftie" Behavior in a Scale-eating Cichlid
26-February-2016

Scientists based at Nagoya University, Japan, demonstrate the development of behavioral laterality (left-/right-handedness) in a scale-eating cichlid from Africa’s Lake Tanganyika, Perissodus microlepis.

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