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Writing down feelings of anger, then shredding or throwing the paper away is an effective way to calm down, a study has found.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Apr 11, 2024
Write angry thoughts down and shred them to calm down, Japan study advises
The researchers themselves were amazed at how effective their method seemed to be at reducing anger.
The rat with shortened primary cilia (left) had gained weight compared to a normal rat. According to recent research from Nagoya University, rats with artificially shortened primary cilia displayed lower metabolism and increased food intake, resulting in weight gain.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Mar 7, 2024
Nagoya University finds mechanism behind middle-age weight gain
Researchers found that a region of the brain that controls metabolism and food intake becomes shorter with age in rats.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 29, 2022
Four Japanese universities set to apply for ¥10 trillion government fund
Nagoya University and Osaka University are among the schools that intend to apply for the funds, established as part of efforts to promote science and technology in Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Sep 24, 2019
Team led by Nagoya University professor discovers neurons that make people forget dreams
A team led by a Japanese researcher has identified neurons that remove memories during light sleep, when the body rests but the brain is still active.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Oct 9, 2018
Foreign and Japanese students at Nagoya University of Foreign Studies publish English newspaper
A group of non-Japanese and Japanese students at Nagoya University of Foreign Studies jointly published an English tabloid newspaper, called The NUFS Times, in September to deepen communication between the two communities.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Regional voices: Chubu
Sep 3, 2018
As state subsidies decline, Nagoya University turns to crowdfunding to support student activities
Amid cuts in government subsidies for national universities, Nagoya University has turned to crowdfunding to support student activities and educational projects.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 22, 2018
Nagoya and Gifu national universities to consider merging operations as student populations shrink
Nagoya University and Gifu University said Thursday they will consider merging their operations amid a fall in the student population, to create what could be the first national university operator in the country to run multiple schools.
Japan Times
JAPAN / CHUBU CONNECTION
Jan 15, 2018
Nobel winner Hiroshi Amano and his team tap gallium nitride technology in bid to transmit power wirelessly from a distance
Hiroshi Amano, a professor from Nagoya University who was awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize in physics, is developing together with other researchers a remote power supply system that sends energy to distant places using electromagnetic waves.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 20, 2017
Nagoya University hospital admits responsibility for gauze left in woman's body during 1970s operation
Nagoya University Hospital said Wednesday one of its surgical teams left gauze inside a woman's body during an operation carried out 44 years ago.
Japan Times
JAPAN / CHUBU CONNECTION
Sep 18, 2017
Nagoya teen brings 100 paper insects to life at an art exhibit
With just a pair of scissors and plain drawing paper, Shinichiro Ishikawa, a 15-year-old high school student from Nagoya, can quickly create lifelike cutouts of insects such as a pink mantis poised to take down its prey or a yellow swallowtail butterfly with its wings spread wide.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Aug 10, 2017
Nagoya surgeon's info-sharing system streamlines follow-up medical care at home
Concern over the follow-up care patients receive after hospitals discharge them has led a surgeon to devise a system for sharing information with welfare authorities and care services.
Japan Times
JAPAN / CHUBU CONNECTION
Jul 31, 2017
Nagoya University team to use aircraft to gauge potency of supertyphoons
In a first for Japanese researchers, a team led by professor Kazuhisa Tsuboki from the Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research at Nagoya University will use aircraft to observe supertyphoons directly. Supertyphoons have become a growing problem in recent years due to global warming.
Japan Times
JAPAN / CHUBU CONNECTION
May 15, 2017
Nagoya team working on robot to help elderly drivers stay alert, safe
A research team at Nagoya University is developing a system to help the elderly drive safely using a small robot, with the aim of releasing the technology by 2019.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 24, 2017
Ex-Nagoya University student sentenced to life for murder, poisoning bids
A former Nagoya University student with mental disorders is sentenced to life for the 2014 murder of a woman and attempts to poison classmates from other schools.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 10, 2017
Life sentence sought for ex-university student over murder, poisoning
Prosecutors on Friday sought life imprisonment for a 21-year-old woman charged with murdering an elderly woman and poisoning two high school students.
Japan Times
JAPAN / CHUBU CONNECTION
Nov 2, 2015
University-affiliated startup revolutionizes the electron beam
A Nagoya University-affiliated venture firm has created a next-generation electron beam device, signaling a landmark shift in the way electron microscopes and 3-D printers operate.
Japan Times
JAPAN / CHUBU CONNECTION
Oct 5, 2015
Nagoya University leads way in developing next-generation products
To cope with the accelerated aging of the nation's population, Nagoya University is working to develop futuristic vehicles.
Japan Times
SPORTS / SPORTS SCOPE
Jul 28, 2015
Kajikawa using power of sport to improve society
In the increasingly cynical world we live in it seems like true believers are becoming a dying breed. The cold, hard reality of everyday life having taken a toll on optimism and enthusiasm.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
May 18, 2015
University student to face additional charges for allegedly attempting to poison classmates
Police have sent to prosecutors their case against a 19-year-old university student who allegedly attempted to murder two friends with rat poison in 2012.
Japan Times
JAPAN / CHUBU CONNECTION
Feb 7, 2014
Female scientists push for breakthrough in equality
Recent news that Haruko Obokata of Riken's Center for Developmental Biology found a new way to generate pluripotent cells cast a spotlight on women in the male-dominant field of science.

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Tokashiki Beach acts as a sanctuary for sea turtles and offers ideal snorkeling waters. It was also the site of the U.S. Army’s preliminary invasion that led to the 1945 Battle of Okinawa, which resulted in the deaths of nearly 150,000 people.
On Okinawa's Tokashiki Island, life's a beach — one of the best in the world