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Successful demonstration of nonvolatile memory sub-nanosecond operation spells good news for IoT
17-June-2016

The research group of Professor Hideo Ohno and Associate Professor Shunsuke Fukami of Tohoku University has demonstrated the sub-nanosecond operation of a nonvolatile magnetic memory device.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Technology
 
Shaping atomically thin materials in suspended structures
17-June-2016

Researchers at Tohoku University have realized wafer-scale and high yield synthesis of suspended graphene nanoribbons. The unique growth dynamic has been elucidated through comparing experiments, molecular dynamics simulations and theoretical calculations made with researchers from the University of Tokyo and Hokkaido University.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Science
 
Activity of nerve cell in freely moving animal analyzed by new robot microscope system
17-June-2016

Researchers from Osaka University and Tohoku University have developed a novel robot microscope system that automatically tracks a freely moving small animal and manipulates its brain activity with "projection mapping." They've named the system OSaCaBeN or OSB.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Technology
 
Spintronics development gets boost with new findings into ferromagnetism in Mn-doped GaAs
17-June-2016

A research group at Tohoku University's WPI-AIMR has succeeded in finding the origin and the mechanism of ferromagnetism in Mn-doped GaAs. The discovery is significant as it will accelerate the development of the spintronic element.

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Contact: Ngaroma Riley Institution: Tohoku University Category: Science
 
The dopamine advantage
17-June-2016

The junctions between nerve cells responsible for releasing and receiving dopamine in the brain are a surprising mismatch that gives this chemical a strong competitive advantage.

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Contact: Hokkaido University Institution: Hokkaido University Category: Science
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