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Japanese Research: 'Tossing' Data between PDAs

Japanese Research: 'Tossing' Data between PDAs
Photo: Nikkei Net Japanese researchers want to play ball with data. Researchers at the University of Tokyo and at...
Read more Mar 29 2005, 11:03am EST


Head formation of clawed frog embryos


On July 9, 2014, Dr. Yuuri Yasuoka in the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University's Marine Genomics Unit, published a research paper explaining a key mechanism in formation of the head in frogs. The work was done in collaboration with researchers at the University of Tokyo.  Previous studies had reported genes involved in head development. However, it still remained unclear how those genes interact with eac ...
Full article at: Jul 11 2014, 7:00am CDT

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Baseball Underdog, University of Tokyo, Inspires Fans

Source: New York Times: Sports

The University of Tokyo is a lightweight when it comes to the nation’s most popular sport ...
Full article at: New York Times: Sports Jun 14 2014, 1:45pm CDT

Eavesdroppers begone: New quantum key distribution technique is impervious to noise


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( —Cryptography – the art and science of providing secure communications – typically employs three methods to authenticate users and prevent data theft: secret key (symmetric) cryptography, which uses a single key for both encryption and decryption; public key (asymmetric) cryptography which uses different keys for encryption and decryption; and hash functions, which employs a mathematical transformation to ir ...
Full article at: Jun 11 2014, 8:30am CDT

Virus rounds up enzymes, disarms plant


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University of Tokyo researchers have described how a plant-virus protein suppresses an important plant defense mechanism that remembers viral genetic information, providing a new target for developing the first-ever chemical against plant viruses that globally cause more than ...
Full article at: Jun 2 2014, 1:46am CDT

Nextfest - Transparent Cloak

Nextfest showed the invisible man, kinda. The optical camouflage project from the Tachi Lab of the University of Tokyo...
Read more May 17 2004, 12:00am EST

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