Okayama University e-Bulletin vol.5
December 12, 2013
Source: Okayama University, Japan, Planning and Public Information Division
For immediate release: 12 December 2013
Okayama University, Japan publishes the latest issue of its online newsletter, Okayama University e-Bulletin:
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.
(Okayama, Japan, 12 December 2013) Content highlights include research on superconducting solid picene; naturally occurring nanobacteria-like particles and ectopic calcification; rice plants and manganese; earth science; nano-pathophysiology; and large porous zeolite.
Contents of the December 2013 issue of Okayama University e-Bulletin:
OKAYAMA UNIVERSITY e-Bulletin
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
Yoshihiro Kubozono: Innovative research on organic superconductors, graphene and other functional materials
Okayama University selected for the prestigious 'Program on Strengthen of Research Activity & its Promotion in Selected Universities'
Space traveling seeds: sunflower seeds stayed in space were delivered to schoolchildren
International Exchange Speech Contest
Okayama University medical student wins gold medal at the World Junior Powerlifting Championships in Texas, USA
Naturally occurring nanobacteria-like particles and ectopic
calcification: importance of common nanoparticle scaffolds containing oxidized acidic lipids.
How rice plants deal with environmental changes in manganese
Earth science: Small effect of water on upper mantle rheology inferred from silicon self-diffusion in forsterite
Dawning of nano-pathophysiology
Intellectual Property and Enterprise
Preparation of large porous zeolite bulk bodies
Letters from alumni
Assistant Professor Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Indonesia, Indonesia.
The Ushimado Marine Institute (UMI), Okayama University
Okayama University Hougakubu :Traditional Japanese music club
1-1-1 Tsushima-naka , Kita-ku ,
Okayama 700-8530, Japan
Planning and Public Information Division
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.