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Tohoku University celebrates diversity and is committed to fostering cross cultural understanding through academic exchange.
Tohoku University celebrates diversity and is committed to fostering cross cultural understanding through academic exchange.

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Keyaki Childcare Center at Kawauchi Campus has a couple of spaces available for children of staff and students at Tohoku University.

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While conducting laboratory experiments to find out how plasma flow is influenced by its environment, researchers at Tohoku University, believe it may be possible to create an electrodeless plasma thruster that can be used to propel spacecraft.

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Climate instability affects the Earth's natural environment and the way we live.
To understand the causes of climate instability, researchers are analyzing atmospheric temperatures and dust from the past 720,000 years using an ice core obtained from Antarctica.

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When life gives you lemons, it might actually be doing you a favour. According to a cohort study conducted by Tohoku University, eating citrus could help keep Neurodegeneration, such as dementia, at bay.

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Tohoku University’s Science Angels, together with students from MIT, hosted a joint event aimed at encouraging children - especially young girls - to take an interest in science. The event attracted some 50 elementary and junior high school students across Sendai.

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Present your break-through business model in just 5 minutes and be selected as Sendai's Science Start-up for 2017!

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Researchers have flipped the script on magnetocapacitance, demonstrating for the first time a phenomenon that creates options for the next generation of spintronic devices.

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This July, IRIDeS will host the APRU Multi-Hazards Summer School. Topics include international Disaster Risk Reduction strategies, lessons learnt from 2011 and the role of science and technology in disaster mitigation. All students and staff are welcome (registration required).

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While there’s no denying the benefits of studying abroad, not everyone is able to travel. To help encourage more of a global mindset among students, universities are increasingly looking for ways to bring international experiences to classrooms back home.

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In a country like Japan, known for its super-aging population, research into treatments common among the elderly are increasingly important. Now, a team of researchers from Tohoku University has successfully reproduced a pathological condition of retinal diseases using the "organ-on-a-chip" approach. They believe it could be used for disease modeling and drug screening as an alternative to animal models.
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