University of Tokyo

Type: Organization
Name: University of Tokyo
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 1 reports

Now, a comic on romantic microorganisms

12:00 am Tokyo : An unusual manga comic based on the amorous experiences of some microorganisms, created by a former scientist who specialised in microbiology and fermentation, has become a hit among Japanese readers, reports IANS/EFE.The comic, which ... [Published The Freepress Journal - Sep 22 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Medical Supplies Flood into Sierra Leone During Ebola Quarantine

Besieged West African nation Sierra Leone is currently under a 3-day lockdown that was launched on Friday in an effort to halt the spread of the Ebola virus.As of September 18, 2014, the country has reported 1673 confirmed and suspected cases with 562 ... [Published Pharmacy Times - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

University of Tokyo to offer foreigners cheap living quarters

TOKYO -- The University of Tokyo will build one of Japan's largest dormitory complexes, to house about 1,200 mostly foreign students in Tokyo's Bunkyo Ward.Costs in Japan's capital make the university, known domestically as Todai, less competitive internationally. ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

China’s patient assault on the global order

TOKYOA few months ago it looked like East Asia might be the place where the crumbling global order of the past quarter century, centered on U.S. power and values, would face a decisive crisis.Chinese boats, planes and oil rigs were pressing into territories ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Manga about Romantic Microorganisms a Hit with Japanese Readers

TOKYO – An unusual manga comic based on the amorous experiences of some microorganisms, created by a former scientist who specialized in microbiology and fermentation, has become a hit among Japanese readers.The comic, which already is in its second volume, ... [Published Latin American Herald Tribune - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Gene Therapy Helps Weak Mice Grow Strong

A virus that shuttles a therapeutic gene into cells has strengthened the muscles, improved the motor skills, and lengthened the lifespan of mice afflicted with two neuromuscular diseases. The approach could one day help people with a range of similar ... [Published ALNMag.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

The top 20 universities globally for getting a job in finance

Best universities if you want to work in bankingThe QS World University rankings are out. In the British press, there’s excitement over the fact that four of the all-round top six universities are based in the UK. However, if you want to work in banking ... [Published EFinancialCareers.com.au - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Innate Cooperation Can Kill Tumors

By |Featured ResearchSeptember 18, 2014Scientists have found that the innate immune system also participates in the killing of tumor cells.AsianScientist (Sep. 18, 2014) – Cooperation between cells of the innate immune system could play an important role ... [Published Asian Scientist - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Determinants of Activity at Human Toll-like Receptors 7 and 8: Quantitative Structure–Activity Relationship (QSAR) of Diverse Heterocyclic Scaffolds

† Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Kansas, Multidisciplinary Research Building, Room 320D, 2030 Becker Drive, Lawrence, Kansas 66047, United States‡ Department of Chemistry and Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis, University ... [Published Journal of Medicinal Chemistry - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 3 reports

UAF seminar: ‘Better management vital to mitigate flood devastation’

Scient­ists, politi­cians urged to tackleclimat­e change.The Urban Development Wing is expected to generate Rs13.32 billion during 2014-2015 against Rs13.21 billion expenditures. PHOTO: INPFAISALABAD:  Better water and agriculture management as well as ... [Published The Express Tribune - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

WEB-DHM termed solution to flood, drought

ISLAMABAD - The second session of the three-day Asian Water Cycle Initiative (AWCI) training workshop on “Climate Change Assessment” organised by Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) here on Tuesday concluded with hands-on training on preparing hydrological ... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Is The Ebola Epidemic Just Getting Started?

Maryn McKenna flags a paper that attempts to calculate the outbreak’s reproductive number (i.e., the number of cases likely to be caused by one infected person) and comes to a startling conclusion:The Eurosurveillance paper, by two researchers from the ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Sep 16 2014]

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...Matsuoka was recognized "for his work on software systems for high-performance computing on advanced infrastructural platforms, large-scale supercomputers, and heterogeneous GPU/CPU supercomputers."
...factor for people with an interest in environmental studies and for anyone who appreciates using outdoor space for studying and recreation. "With increasing societal interest in environmental preservation and sustainability, the hands-on research gardens and arboretums included in this list can be a valuable asset for people planning to study these fields. Additionally, this ranking provides a creative resource for all people who want to learn more about the universities that create stunning landscapes for students and visitors to enjoy" said Berkey
The MIT/ICBP siRNA Database http:(//)web.mit.edu/sirna/-- "The MIT [Massachusetts Institute of Technology]/ICBP [Integrative Cancer Biology Program] siRNA Database is a university-wide effort to catalog these experimentally validated reagents and make that information available to other researchers, both within and outside the MIT community. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)."
"I am very thankful that we are in a position to donate these medical supplies at a time when the help is so desperately needed in West Africa" said Stanton McComb, president of McKesson Medical-Surgical, in a press release

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Exponential: Ebola Cases Now Double Every 3 Wee... [Published Zero Hedge - Sep 19 2014]
Since the start of the outbreak, the Ebola virus has infected 5,357 people, killing 2,630, according to the WHO; and as The UN explains , the outbreak is the largest the world has ever seen with the number of cases is doubling every three weeks . As ...
The Mathematics of Ebola Trigger Stark Warnings... [Published 3quarksdaily - Sep 17 2014]
Maryn McKenna in Wired: The Ebola epidemic in Africa has continued to expand since I  last wrote  about it, and as of a week ago,  has accounted for  more than 4,200 cases and 2,200 deaths in five countries: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal and ...
Is The Ebola Epidemic Just Getting Started? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Sep 16 2014]
Maryn McKenna flags a paper that attempts to calculate the outbreak’s reproductive number (i.e., the number of cases likely to be caused by one infected person) and comes to a startling conclusion: The Eurosurveillance paper, by two researchers ...
The Mathematics of Ebola Trigger Stark Warnings... [Published MuskegonPundit - Sep 15 2014]
The Mathematics of Ebola Trigger Stark Warnings: Act Now or Regret It |WIRED The Mathematics of Ebola Trigger Stark Warnings: Act Now or Regret ItThe Ebola epidemic in Africa has continued to expand since I  last wrote  about it, and as of a week ago,  ...
McKenna on the mathematicof Ebolas [Published H5N1 - Sep 14 2014]
Via her blog Superbug, Maryn McKenna responds to the Eurosurveillance paper just below: The Mathematics of Ebola Trigger Stark Warnings: Act Now or Regret It. Here's an excerpt, but drop whatever you're doing and read her whole post:The Eurosurveillance ...
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