Okayama University e-Bulletin Vol.17

December 28, 2016

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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
Challenging conventional wisdom on the origins of human warfare.

Research highlights
Longer water retention in ponds increases nitrogen-removal processes
Molecular and structural light adjustments protect plants
Lavender oil may offer a new treatment for murine models of allergic asthma
Links discovered between plant complex type N-glycans and hay fever

News
Professor Jian Feng Ma receives the 2016 Corresponding Membership Award from the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB)
Surgeons at Okayama University Medical Hospital succeed in world’s second hybrid lung transplant operation: Simultaneous lung transplants from both brain-dead and living donors
Misasa International Student Internship Program 2016 at Okayama University’s Institute for Planetary Materials:Students from all over the world gather to try their hands at research
Topics
Okayama Travelogue Okayama University Archaeological Museum

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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