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Researchers find quantum gravity has no symmetry
19-June-2019

Using holography, researchers have found that when gravity is combined with quantum mechanics, symmetry is not possible.

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Contact: Motoko Kakubayashi Institution: Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU) Category: Science
 
Developing a New Type of Refrigeration via Force-Driven Liquid Gas Transition
19-June-2019

A research team of Tohoku University, Nissan Motor Co., Shinshu University, and Okayama University made a groundbreaking discovery in the quest to replace hydrofluorocarbons in refrigeration systems with natural refrigerants such as water and alcohol.

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Contact: Tomoko Yokota Institution: Tohoku University Category: Technology
 
Dormant neural stem cells in fruit flies activate to generate new brain cells
18-June-2019

Researchers in Singapore have discovered the mechanism behind how neural stem cells in fruit flies are activated to stimulate the generation of new brain cells.

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Contact: Federico Institution: Duke-NUS Medical School Category: Medicine
 
Successful Development of Magnetically-actuated Microrobots as a Platform for Stem Cell Transplantation
17-June-2019

Professor Hongsoo Choi’s team developed a microrobot that can precisely transplant stem cells in various in vivo and vitro environments. Expects to improve the efficiency of treating degenerative neural disorders such as Alzheimer by accurately and safely delivering to a desired location

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Contact: Nari Kim Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology) Category: Technology
 
Development of Durable MTJ Under Harsh Environment for STT-MRAM at 1Xnm Technology Node
14-June-2019

Researchers at Tohoku University have announced the development of a new magnetic tunnel junction, by which the team has demonstrated an extended retention time for digital information without an increase of the active power consumption.

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Contact: Tomoko Yokota Institution: Tohoku University Category: Technology
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