Research NOW takes a look at the leading research being done by professors at HU, and is a page that introduces these researchers' works. Our professors provide high-level education and research guidance to our students and cultivate advanced specialization in the field of academics while developing and expanding leading research in their respective fields. Each edition of ResearchNOW features the cutting edge research of one of our professors here at HU explained in simple terms. Have a look and see for yourself the leading research that HU has to offer!
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Attempting to Explain the Mechanism That Triggers Volcanic Eruptions!
A World First! RORC Gene Defects Identified as the Cause of Primary Immunodeficiencies in Humans
Awarded the top prize at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition! A ceramic work that expresses the “now” reached after a journey of 20 years
A path toward a therapy! Success in reprogramming cells from patients with the premature aging disorder Werner syndrome into iPS cells
Using the latest research to suggest effective measures to combat the heat! Aiming to become a bridge between research and practical use
“Just give it a go!”—taking on the challenge of the most advanced research on Venus, earthquakes, and geothermal power generation
Revealing the mechanism behind an intractable genetic disorder that causes multiple pediatric cancers
Pursuing new possibilities and taking on global challenges in the realm of semiconductor crystals
Being able to replicate the lives and experiences of the people of the past – that’s what’s interesting about historical research
I want to improve our quality of life by shedding light on the interactions between organisms
I want to make people struggling with poor vision happier!
We discovered a new species of frog on Sado Island, in the Sea of Japan! We’ve named it the sadogaeru (Sado frog)
We've discovered that viewing cute images improves concentration! Japan is the launchpad for demonstrating the new possibilities offered by “kawaii”.