Okayama University e-Bulletin Vol.18

March 28, 2017

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Okayama University e-Bulletin highlights news and views from one of Japan's largest comprehensive universities internationally recognized for its dynamic and innovative approach to interdisciplinary scientific research and pioneering educational programs.

Feature
Planetary science: Extreme heat and pressure to yield unique insights into the origin of gaseous planets

Research highlights
Reducing phosphorus in rice grain for sustainable and environmental-friendly agriculture
Quick immunohistochemistry with clearing detects epigenetic changes
Growing rice in space: Insights into effect of space environment on seed viability
Plants use methionine to respond to environmental stresses

News
Okayama University and International Atomic Energy Agency sign an agreement for the development of Boron Neutron Capture Therapy (BNCT) for cancer therapy
Okayama University participates in Asia’s Biggest Bio-Business Event: ‘Bio Japan 2016’
Japan’s Six National Universities Network (SUN)/ International Education & Research System (SixERS) Signs International Exchange Agreement with Excellence League of China

Topics
Okayama Travelogue Nagi Museum of Contemporary Art

About Okayama University
Okayama University is one of the largest comprehensive universities in Japan with roots going back to the Medical Training Place sponsored by the Lord of Okayama and established in 1870. Now with 1,300 faculty and 14,000 students, the University offers courses in specialties ranging from medicine and pharmacy to humanities and physical sciences. Okayama University is located in the heart of Japan approximately 3 hours west of Tokyo by Shinkansen.
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