Press Releases

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Press Releases
2018/12/11
Tokyo Tech News

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2018/12/11
Tokyo Tech News

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2018/11/19
Metallic nano-particles light up another path towards eco-friendly catalysts

Platinum clusters consisting 19 atoms perform 50 times higher catalytic activity Scientists at Tokyo Institute ...

2018/11/6
Scientists find a “switch” to increase starch accumulation in algae

A brighter future for renewable energy and materials Results from a collaborative study by Tokyo Tech and Toho ...

2018/11/1
Tokyo Tech News

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2018/10/25
No Assembly Required: Self-assembling Silicone-based Polymers

Scientists at Tokyo Tech, RIKEN and Tohoku University have developed a silicone polymer chain that can self-as ...

2018/10/17
Scientists unraveling the molecular details of DNA recombination regulation

An international team from National Taiwan University (NTU) and Tokyo Tech identified how DNA recombinational ...

2018/10/17
Tokyo Tech News
2018/9/26
Breakthrough in blending metals: Precise control of multimetallic one-nanometer cluster formation achieved

Researchers in Japan have found a way to create innovative materials by blending metals with precision control ...

2018/9/25
How a tetrahedral substance can be more symmetrical than a spherical atom

A new type of symmetry Scientists at Tokyo Tech have theoretically demonstrated that special tetrahedron nanos ...

2018/9/20
Lighting it up: A new non-toxic, cheap, and stable blue photoluminescent material

Scientists at Tokyo Tech have designed a novel photoluminescent material that is cheap to fabricate, does not ...

2018/9/7
Technetium-98 nuclear cosmochronometer synthesized by supernova neutrinos

A team of researchers has theoretically predicted that an unstable isotope Technetium-98 (98Tc) could be synth ...

2018/8/29
Genetically encoded sensor tracks changes in oxygen levels with very high sensitivity

Based on a protein from E. coli, scientists at Tokyo Tech have developed a fluorescent protein sensor able to ...

2018/8/23
All wired up: New molecular wires for single-molecule electronic devices

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology designed a new type of molecular wire doped with organometallic ru ...

2018/8/21
Harnessing energy from algae: Scientists identify enzyme that could help accelerate biofuel production

Researchers at Tokyo Tech have honed in on an enzyme belonging to the glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase (GP ...

2018/8/21
Tokyo Tech News

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2018/8/16
How do plants rest photosynthetic activity at night?

Scientists at Tokyo Tech have identified two proteins that allow plants to respond to changes in surrounding l ...

2018/8/9
Anticancer drugs delivered by a new drug delivery system reduce tumor size

A joint group of researchers from Osaka University and Tokyo Tech created a drug delivery system (DDS) using a ...

2018/8/3
The best of both worlds: Basic-to-acidic flash switching for organic synthesis

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology developed a fast and practical technique using a micro-flow reacto ...

2018/7/25
Tokyo Tech News

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2018/7/18
Organic Photocatalyst: Reducing energy loss

A combination of materials that reduces energy loss in organic solar cells has been identified by researchers ...

2018/7/17
Barium ruthenate: A high-yield, easy-to-handle perovskite catalyst for the oxidation of sulfides

Researchers at Tokyo Tech have developed a ruthenium-based perovskite catalyst1 that shows strong activity eve ...

2018/7/5
Control of quantum state of optical phonon in diamond induced by ultrashort light pulses

A step towards quantum memory Ultrashort Light-pulse-induced vibrations of atoms in a lattice, called optical ...

2018/7/3
A ruthenium-based catalyst with highly active, flat surfaces outperforms metal-based competitors

Scientists in Japan and India have developed a reusable, high-performance catalyst based on flat-shaped ruthen ...

2018/7/3
Scientists fine-tune carbon nanotubes for flexible, fingertip-wearable terahertz imagers

Researchers at Tokyo Tech have developed flexible terahertz imagers based on chemically “tunable” ...

2018/6/25
Tokyo Tech News

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2018/6/25
Tokyo Tech News

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2018/6/15
Tokyo Tech News

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2018/6/12
Tokyo Tech News

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2018/6/6
Enzyme found to control formation of collagen carriers and inhibit collagen secretion

Researchers at Tokyo Tech have identified an enzyme that controls how much our cells secrete collagen. As coll ...

2018/6/6
Reading the motor intention from brain activity within 100 ms

A collaborative study by researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology has developed a new technique to decode ...

2018/5/30
Tokyo Tech News

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2018/5/28
Goodbye ‘stress granules’: Study expands possibilities for treating neurological diseases

Cell biologists have deepened understanding of proteins associated with neurodegenerative diseases. The findin ...

2018/5/15
Beyond the limits of conventional electronics: stable organic molecular nanowires

Scientists at Tokyo Tech created the first thermally stable organic molecular nanowire devices using a single ...

2018/4/24
Study finds the hidden forces shaping urban travel

Scientists at Tokyo Tech have developed a groundbreaking metric to measure the complex spatial patterns of the ...

2018/4/10
The physics of finance helps solve a century-old mystery

By unleashing the power of big data and statistical physics, researchers in Japan have developed a model that ...

2018/4/5
Tokyo Tech News

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2018/3/26
Tokyo Tech’s six-legged robots get closer to nature

A study led by researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) has uncovered new ways of driving mul ...

2018/3/22
Tokyo Tech Research “All-solid-state batteries” video now online

Tokyo Tech researchers are making strides in numerous fields, including environmental science, information eng ...

2018/3/12
Tokyo Tech News

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2018/2/21
Tokyo Tech News

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2018/2/19
Target of rapamycin: linking cytosolic and chloroplast ribosome biogenesis in plants

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have found that eukaryotic and bacterial growth regul ...

2018/2/16
Tokyo Tech News

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2018/1/31
Highly efficient ammonia synthesis catalyst developed

More than three times the efficiency of current industrial catalysts Researchers at Tokyo Tech have discovered ...

2018/1/25
Tokyo Tech News

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2018/1/25
A New Architecture for Miniaturization of Atomic Clocks Exploiting a Piezoelectric-Thin-Film Vibration

A research group that includes Motoaki Hara, Senior Researcher at the National Institute of Information and Co ...

2018/1/19
Tokyo Tech News

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2018/1/19
‘Division of labor’ between hemispheres of multicellular spheroidal alga controls light-sensitive movement

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) developed a motility-reactivation method to help dete ...

2018/1/4
New model considers an extra factor to improve our prediction of nuclear fission

A research group based in a number of countries (Japan, Malaysia, Ukraine, and Germany), led by Tokyo Institut ...

2017/12/25
Viewing atomic structures of dopant atoms in 3D relating to electrical activity in a semiconductor

Scientists at Tokyo Tech and their research team involving researchers of JASRI, Osaka University, Nagoya Inst ...

2017/12/25
Tokyo Tech News

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2017/12/19
Tokyo Tech News

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2017/12/14
Room-Temperature Multiferroic Thin Films and Their Properties

Scientists at Tokyo Tech and Tohoku University have developed high-quality GFO epitaxial films and systematica ...

2017/12/13
Tokyo Tech News

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2017/12/6
Tokyo Tech News

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2017/11/29
Tokyo Tech News

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2017/11/29
Tokyo Tech News

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2017/11/20
Harnessing the rattling motion of oxygen ions to convert T-rays to visible light

A team of researchers led by Hideo Hosono at Tokyo Tech has shown that terahertz rays can be converted to ligh ...

2017/11/15
A fast reactor system to shorten the lifetime of long-lived fission products

Researchers in Japan have proposed a more efficient method to reduce radioactive waste. The study involves con ...

2017/11/14
Photopolymerization-triggered molecular motion for flexible liquid crystal display

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) and McGill University have developed a new dye-free p ...

2017/10/18
Tokyo Tech News

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2017/10/17
Tokyo Tech News

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2017/10/16
Prize

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2017/9/27
A Preparative-Scale Reaction Using Platinum Clusters with a Single-Digit Atomicity Realized

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have recently developed a fully scalable method for t ...

2017/9/25
Press release

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2017/9/7
Sweet success: Nanocapsule perfectly binds sucrose in water

Researchers from Tokyo Tech and Kyoto University have developed an artificial receptor that can bind sucrose i ...

2017/8/28
New Electride Made of Multiple Metals Discovered

Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) discovered a new electride with electrons that acts ...

2017/8/10
Reusable ruthenium-based catalyst could be a game-changer for the biomass industry

Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have developed a highly efficient reusable catalyst ...

2017/8/2
One-Nanometer Trimetallic Alloy Particles Created

A researcher group of Tokyo Institute of Technology succeeded in developing precisely controlled alloy nanopar ...

2017/8/1
Discovering potential therapeutic protein inhibitors for Chagas disease through computational drug discovery and in vitro enzyme assays

Scientists at Tokyo Tech, Nagasaki University have identified four potential protein inhibitors and unlocked d ...

2017/7/28
Tokyo Tech News

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2017/7/7
Tokyo Tech News

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2017/5/31
Tokyo Tech News

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2017/5/23
New antiferromagnetic phase: Clue to design of iron-based superconductor with higher critical temperature

Researcher group led by Hideo Hosono (Soshi Iimura, Hiroshi Okanishi, and Satoru Matsuishi) at Tokyo Institute ...

2017/5/17
Tokyo Tech News

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2017/5/15
Prof. Hideo Hosono elected as a Foreign Member of The Royal Society (UK)

Prof. Hideo Hosono elected as a Foreign Member of The Royal Society (UK) Profiles of new fellows and foreign m ...

2017/5/8
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2017/5/8
Press release

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2017/4/28
Pioneering on-site ammonia production: Collaboration with Ajinomoto and UMI

Ajinomoto Co., Inc., UMI, and Tokyo Institute of Technology Professors Establish New Company to implement the ...

2017/4/25
Associate Professor Sousuke Imamura of the Laboratory for Chemistry and Life Science wins the Nagase award for the promotion of research

Assoc. Prof. Imamura was awarded the Nagase award for his research on fat and oil biosynthesis regulation in a ...

2017/4/20
Tokyo Tech News

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2017/4/18
Algal residue – an alternative carbon resource for pharmaceuticals and polyesters(Associate Professor Sousuke Imamura)

Researchers at Tokyo Tech found that algal residue, the leftover material after extracting oil from algae for ...

2017/4/17
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2017/4/13
Press release

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2017/4/13
Noriko Ueki and others from the Laboratory for Chemistry and Life Science awarded the 2017 Seiichi Tejima Memorial Prize for publication of research

Postdoctoral Researchers Noriko Ueki and Takahiro Ide, Associate Professor Ken-ichi Wakabayashi, Professor Tor ...

2017/4/13
Keisuke Yoshida, Assistant Professor at the Laboratory for Chemistry and Life Science, wins the 2017 Suematsu Prize

Keisuke Yoshida was awarded this year’s Suematsu Prize for his work, entitled ‘Determining the red ...

2017/3/29
Choosing the right substrate for the right function: role of ubiquitin-interacting motifs on ubiquitin-specific proteases

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology have discovered a unique molecular mechanism responsible for the s ...

2017/3/29
Mixed valence states in lead perovskites: A possible avenue to produce next-generation materials

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology, the Kanagawa Academy of Science and Technology have reported an u ...

2017/3/22
Transparent ceramics make super-hard windows

Transparent ceramics make super-hard windows: Scientists synthesise first sample of transparent silicon nitrid ...

2017/3/1
Chemoselective acetalization by a bifuncional cerium phosphate catalyst

Chemoselective acetalization by a bifuncional cerium phosphate catalyst: Expectation of application from bioma ...

2017/2/7
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2017/2/3
The AAPPS Chen Ning Yang Award(Associate Prof. Takeo Sasagawa)

Associate Professor Takeo Sasagawa won The AAPPS (Association of Asia Pacific Physical Societies) Chen Ning Ya ...

2017/1/17
Research group at Tokyo Tech develops new material for the electron injection layer and transport layer of organic EL displays

As part of the Strategic Basic Research Programs of Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), research group ...

2017/1/10
New material with ferroelectricity and ferromagnetism may lead to better computer memory

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have demonstrated that ferroelectricity and ferromagn ...

2017/1/5
Tokyo Tech News

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2016/12/16
Ultra-high-speed optical fiber sensor enables detection of structural damage in real time

A research group including members from Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) and Japan Society for the P ...

2016/12/8
New aspect of atom mimicry for nanotechnology applications

Tokyo Tech researchers show dendrimers that mimic the electron valency of atoms can also mimic polymerisation ...

2016/12/8
Going with the flow: Facile synthesis of a complex biologically active oligopeptide

Scientists at the Tokyo Tech utilized micro-flow amide bond formation to achieve total synthesis of the struct ...

2016/12/7
3D solutions to energy savings in silicon power transistors

Tokyo Tech researchers demonstrate operation energy-savings in a low price silicon power transistor structure ...

2016/11/15
Wearable terahertz scanning device for inspection of medical equipment and the human body

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed a portable and wearable terahertz scanning device m ...

2016/11/14
Tokyo Tech News

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2016/11/2
Prize

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2016/10/20
Exploring defects in nanoscale devices for possible quantum computing applications

Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology in collaboration with the University of Cambridge have studied th ...

2016/10/12
Development of highly active and stable ammonia synthesis catalyst under low temperatures

Profs. Hosono, Hara, Kitano, Abe and Dr. Inoue found that ruthenium nanoparticles immobilized on calcium amide ...

2016/10/7
Tokyo Tech News

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2016/9/27
Lecture session to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the foundation of the Japanese Fine Ceramics Association

The Japanese Fine Ceramics Association (JFCA) will hold a lecture session to mark the 30th anniversary of the ...

2016/9/27
Professor Atsui Shishido of the Laboratory for Chemistry and Life Science is awarded the Publication Award by the Japanese Liquid Crystal Society

Professor Atsui Shishido was awarded the Japanese Liquid Crystal Society’s Publication Award for the pap ...

2016/9/21
Associate Professor Takao Sasagawa’s project is chosen as a new Strategic Basic Research (CREST) Program by the Japan Science and Technology Agency

The Japan Science and Technology Agency recently issued a press release, “Announcement of newly assigned ...

2016/9/14
A new tumor suppressor gene for breast cancer in mice

Researchers at Tokyo Tech revealed a role for an X-linked protein kinase Nrk in terminating the proliferation ...

2016/9/2
Tokyo Tech News

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2016/9/1
Development of a intracellular antibody probe for the observation of epigenetic markers within living organisms (Prof. Hiroshi Kimura)

Prof. Hiroshi Kimura and Dr. Yuko Sato of the Institute for Innovative Research at Tokyo Tech have developed a ...

2016/9/1
Tokyo Tech News

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2016/9/1
An article discussing exciting results from the laboratory of Prof. Satoshi Chiba was published in “Tokyo Tech News”.

The article discussed the use of heavy ion reactions as a new tool in the collection of nuclear data in fissio ...

2016/8/23
Finding new controlling method for properties of glass

Finding new controlling method for properties of glass: Tiny amount of electron anions reduces the glass trans ...

2016/8/5
Tokyo Tech News

Prof. Hiroyuki Nakamura and others were mentioned in the Japanese Financial Times. The Tokyo Tech staff were m ...

2016/7/14
The intrinsically disordered protein Atg13 mediates supramolecular assembly of autophagy initiation complexes

Researchers revealed that Atg13 links autophagy initiation factors to each other using a string-like conformat ...

2016/6/23
Linking light to life: new pathways that help plants adapt to changing environments

Scientists at Tokyo Tech have identified two redox cascades that cooperatively regulate chloroplast function a ...

2016/6/22
Computational materials screening and high-pressure synthesis reveal a promising nitride semiconductor for optoelectronics

Researchers use simulations to identify previously undiscovered semiconductors with promising attributes for o ...

2016/6/15
Tokyo Tech News

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2016/5/26
Press releases

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2016/5/17
“Nanomachine Contrast Agent” using existing MRI detects minimal cancer tissue with a highly sensitive visualization

Tokyo Tech, the Innovation Center of Nanomedicine (iCONM), and the Japan Agency for Quantum and Radiological S ...

2016/5/10
Shedding light on phototactic behavior of green algae

Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology and colleagues report that optical shielding by the eyespot pigmen ...

2016/4/18
Tokyo Tech News

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2016/4/11
Abscisic Acid Helps Red Algae Tolerate Salt Stress by Controlling Cell Cycle Initiation

A team led by Tokyo Tech researchers reveals a role for the plant hormone abscisic acid in regulating cell via ...

2016/3/28
Institute of Innovative Research (IIR) was established.

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