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A potential new treatment for diabetes is emerging in the form of regenerative medicine. The focus is on producing pancreatic beta cells, the cells that secrete insulin, in a test tube for later transplant. Professor Shoen Kume at the School of Life Science and Technology is working on the generation of beta cells from embryonic stem (ES) cells and induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells.
Attic Lab aims to foster more entrepreneurial minds through networking involving current students, graduates, and business people. It's an outstanding new place for Tokyo Tech students to innovate.
Scientists use sophisticated computer simulations and observations of Trans-Neptunian Objects to understand the formation of the solar system.
A research team led by Nicholas Guttenberg and Nathaniel Virgo of ELSI at Tokyo Tech, and Alexandra Penn of CECAN, University of Surrey UK (CRESS), examine the connection between biological evolutionary open-endedness and recent studies in machine learning.
Image of metal atom in a cluster observed through a Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) released.
Researchers in Japan present an organic catalyst for carbon dioxide (CO2) reduction that is inexpensive, readily available and recyclable. It could open up many new directions for converting CO2 to industrially useful organic compounds.
Study could advance molecular diagnosis and robotics.
This work gives an interesting example of how novel strategies to shape the body parts may appear during development, linking ecology and evolution of the limb shape.
A Tokyo Tech research team, Japan's National Institute of Polar Research and ETH Zürich, deepens our understanding of protoplanet formation more than 4.5 billion years ago, in the early infancy of the Solar System.
Joint press release by Hokkaido University, Earth-Life Science Institute at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokushima University, Osaka University and Kobe University.
The Hadean Bioscience project team collaborated with CG creator, Mr. Hiromitsu Kohsaka (LiVE Company Ltd.) to produce a series of movies called "The Whole History of the Earth and Life".