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Farthest star ever seen in the Universe detected
2-April-2018

An international team of researchers including the Kavli IPMU have observed the most distant individual star, 9 billion light years from Earth.

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Contact: Motoko Kakubayashi Institution: Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU) Category: Science
 
Calculating the impacts of natural events on wildlife
30-March-2018

A new method could help scientists understand how wildlife populations are affected by major natural events, such as hurricanes, severe winters, and tsunamis.

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Contact: Katrina-Kay Sepulveda Alaimo Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
 
Inherent Feminizing Effect of Germ Cells: New Insights into Sex Determination
29-March-2018

A Nagoya University-led study shows for the first time germ cells have an inherent property to feminize the body in teleost fish, medaka.

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Contact: Koomi Sung Institution: Nagoya University Category: Science
 
Flipping lipids for cell transport-tubules
29-March-2018

An enzyme that flips lipids from the outer to the inner layer of the cell membrane launches the process that permits cells to engulf external substances.

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Contact: David H Kornhauser Institution: Kyoto University Category: Science
 
Low pressure reduces bubble trouble
29-March-2018

Spray coating and inkjet-based electronics manufacture are among the industrial applications in which liquid droplets are applied to a surface. But minuscule air bubbles that get trapped beneath the droplet as it lands can affect the coating’s quality and uniformity.

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Contact: Carmen Cecile Denman Institution: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Category: Technology
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