JST Topics

04/11/2017
JST hosts sessions in Science Forum South Africa (SFSA) —Joint booth “Japan Knowledge-Research and Higher Education Opportunity” wins Exhibition Award—
03/24/2017
2017AAAS Annual Meeting JST workshop on “How Can the Global Science Enterprise Effectively Respond to Sustainable Development Goals?”
03/21/2017
Artificial intelligence (AI) understands the meaning of words Classification of words using statistical methods
03/10/2017
SIP —Infrastructure Maintenance, Renovation and Management— “The 7th Exit Strategies Conference; Promoting Practical Application and Commercialization of Infra-Management Technologies for Society”
03/06/2017
Fuel cell power generation by direct supply of biogas produced from local biomass in Mekong Delta! —Expecting the dissemination of fuel cell technology in developing countries by system simplification—
03/03/2017
Laboratory for New Media, 17th Exhibition “Visual Illusion Lab in the Land of Mathematics” Welcome to the Land of Mathematics! They make you feeling dizzy and confused?!
02/20/2017
Science—USA’s Scientific Journal introduces Science Agora 2016
02/16/2017
Kick-off Seminar for Principal Investigators For the JST/DST Joint Research Laboratory Program in the field of ICT
02/06/2017
The 4th Japan Junior High School Science Championships: Team from Gunma Prefecture wins 1st place. Oita Prefecture Team comes in 2nd place and Toyama Prefecture Team in 3rd.
01/13/2017
Swiss-Japanese Hydrogen Technology and Energy Storage Workshop

Press Release

05/23/2017
Mechanism that Coordinates Growth Spurts in Filamentous Fungi Revealed External Link
05/18/2017
Elucidation of molecular mechanisms underlying the elimination of aberrant proteins in cells —Toward overcoming neurodegenerative diseases and diabetes— Summary
05/16/2017
Development of Ultra-High Capacity Lithium-Air Batteries Using CNT Sheet Air Electrodes —15 Times Greater Capacity Than Lithium-Ion Batteries, the New Battery May Enable Electric Vehicles to Drive as Far as Conventional Vehicles— External Link
05/16/2017
At Last: Beautiful, consistent carbon belts —Synthesis of a carbon nanobelt with potential applications in nanotechnology— Summary
05/15/2017
Development of sponge-type artificial scaffolds attracting new blood vessels in the ischemic brain —The first step for injured brain regeneration— Summary
05/11/2017
JST announces 8 new SATREPS projects for FY2017:Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development program combines international joint research with Official Development Assistance (ODA)
05/11/2017
Photocatalyst makes hydrogen production 10 times more efficient External Link
05/10/2017
New organic lasers one step closer to reality External Link
05/09/2017
Solid material showing switchable ion transport by light irradiation—Toward ionics-based memory and transistor devices— Summary
05/02/2017
First Luminescent Molecular System with a Lower Critical Solution Temperature External Link
05/01/2017
New Model Could Help Predict Major Earthquakes External Link
04/28/2017
Ajinomoto Co., Inc., UMI, and Tokyo Institute of Technology Professors Establish New Company to implement the World's First On-Site Production of Ammonia—Targeting low-cost, stable supply of amino acids and other fermentation materials, and their applications in agricultual fertilizers— External Link
04/27/2017
Atomic structure reveals how cells translate environmental signals External Link
04/27/2017
A good nightfs sleep—Osaka University researchers use smartphones and machine learning to measure sleep patterns— External Link
04/25/2017
Breast cancer remotely rewires hepatic circadian transcriptome—A possible target to ameliorate cancer's adverse effects on host— Summary
04/24/2017
Team creates ammonia-synthesis catalyst with highest-ever activity External Link
04/19/2017
The clarification of molecular mechanisms underlying the resolution of sterile inflammation after ischemic stroke Summary
04/11/2017
Discovery of a natural light-activated phosphodiesterase—A potential tool for optogenetics application— Summary
04/10/2017
Development of precise synthesis of conjugated polymers with well-defined end groups:Promising new optical materials for development of molecular organic electronics Summary
03/09/2017
Replacement of old refrigerator by an energy saving one without initial cost: Repayment plan uses monthly electricity savings to pay off cost in about 7 years Summary
03/09/2017
Development of a Mechanism Capable of Accumulating Nanoparticles into Tumor Tissues by Reacting with Tumors Possessing Higher Temperature—Wish to Tumor Therapy without Side Effects— Summary
03/09/2017
Learning how to fine-tune nanofabrication External Link
03/06/2017
Water-Rich Fluid Material Containing Orderly Condensed Proteins Summary
03/06/2017
Development of model predictive charging control of in-vehicle batteries for home energy management based on vehicle state prediction Summary
03/02/2017
JST is to fund 2 joint research projects coordinated by e-ASIA Joint Research Program (e-ASIA JRP) in the field of “Bioenergy”
02/21/2017
Cell ensemble mechanisms underlying the link between memories Summary
02/09/2017
Joint Team Develops Rapid Mobile DNA Testing Equipment —Detects bacteria and virus onsite in 10 minutes— External Link
02/07/2017
Architectural pillar-like distribution of extracellular matrix External Link
02/07/2017
Artificially introduced atomic-level sensors enable measurements of the electric field within a working semiconductor device
01/31/2017
Mechanism for photosynthesis already existed in primeval microbe External Link
01/31/2017
DNA analysis of seawater detects 80% of fish species in just one day External Link
01/27/2017
Development of a Hydraulic Drive High-Power Artificial Muscle through the Cabinet Office Tough Robotics Challenge External Link
01/23/2017
Proteins at the movies: Japanese laser used to film protein folding in 3D External Link
01/11/2017
An “IRBIT”uary before cell death External Link
01/11/2017
Self-assembly of tetravalent Goldberg polyhedra from 144 small components : Dr. Daishi Fujita, Professor Makoto Fujita, Department of Applied Chemistry, and other researchers. External Link
01/10/2017
Researchers identify brain circuits to survive starvation (PDF) External Link
01/05/2017
Development of in situ, nondestructive inspection technique of the internal deformation of a black rubber by terahertz polarization spectroscopy Summary
12/28/2016
Development of new voltage-controlled writing method for nonvolatile solid-state magnetic memory External Link
12/28/2016
Proposal & demonstration of a new writing method for nonvolatile magnetic memory using voltage-control magnetization reversal External Link
12/22/2016
Development of an artificial photosensor which induces gene expression under red light illumination Summary
12/22/2016
A new method to adjust electricity consumption via communication networks of smart meters Summary
12/21/2016
Elucidation of molecular mechanism of the V1 rotary motor Summary
12/21/2016
Enzymatic Production of Functional Chemicals from Wood Lignin- New development of white biotechnology - External Link
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