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Miniature Ion Thruster Propulsion System, In-Flight Operation First operation of an ion thruster on a small satellite (less than 100 kg)- Associate professor Hiroyuki Koizumi (Mathematical Physics of Emergent Systems) and Professor Shinichi Nakasuka (Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics)

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Largest ever genomic study of liver cancer identifies mutations that distinguish Asian and Western disease - Professor Hiroyuki Aburatani (Genome Science) and researchers from the National Cancer Center Research Institute, the Baylor College of Medicine, were also colleagues on this work.

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Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K. will begin provision of DX ruthenium complex dye used in dye sensitized solar cells developed by Professor Hiroshi Segawa (Energy Environment) and his team.

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Emeritus Professor Toshiro Fujita (Division of Clinical Epigenetics)'s authored paper, "Anti-albuminuric effect of the aldosterone blocker eplerenone in non-diabetic hypertensive patients with albuminuria: a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial" has been published in "Scientific Reports".

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Abe’s Enforcer: Suga Yoshihide's Stabilizing Influence on the Cabinet - Contributed article by Professor Izuru Makihara (Political Administrative System)

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On 11 September, seven students from Munich University, Germany, visited RCAST.

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The 2nd briefing of admission to the Department of Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies, Graduate School of Engineering will be held on Thursday, November 6, 2014.

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Professor Takao Hamakubo (Quantitative Biology and Medicine) and his research group has discovered that pentatraxin 3 (PTX3), a protein that helps the innate immune system target invaders such as bacteria and viruses, can reduce mortality of mice suffering from sepsis. Article nis now on "Science Signaling".

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