Dr. Jian Ping Gong, Dr.Tasuku Nakajima and their team have developed a strategy to fabricate materials that become stronger in response to mechanical stress. For details, please check the press release, Self-growing materials that strengthen in response to force on Hokkaido University website below: Self-growing materials that strengthen in response to force
Hokkaido University issued a press release on “Allergies: cross-reactivity between cypress pollen and peaches/citrus fruits finally explained”. Dr. Tomoyasu Aizawa from Global Station for Soft Matter is among the researchers for this work. Allergies: cross-reactivity between cypress pollen and peaches/citrus fruits finally explained
The CNN Digital Studios series, titled Vision: The Future of Japan, is the biggest series to date produced by CNN Digital Studios in London. Research for “the tough, bendable fabric combines hydrogels” of Global Station for Soft Matter has been introduced on it. Please visit the blow link. Revolutionary gel is five times stronger than read more
A team led by Dr. Jian Ping Gong has succeeded in creating “fiber-reinforced soft composites,” or tough hydrogels combined with woven fiber fabric. For details, please check the press release New “tougher-than-metal” fiber-reinforced hydrogels on Hokkaido University website below: New “tougher-than-metal” fiber-reinforced hydrogels
Hokkaido University issued a press release in English on “Cold medicine could stop cancer spread”. Dr. Shinya Tanaka, and Dr. Masumi Tsuda from Global Station for Soft Matter are among the researchers for this work. This press release is also shared in various websites worldwide: http://pc.watch.impress.co.jp/docs/news/yajiuma/1023606.html http://www.qlifepro.com/news/20161007/metastasis-suppression-in-component-flufenamic-acid-of-cold-medicine.html http://www.hazardlab.jp/know/topics/detail/1/7/17178.html http://news.mynavi.jp/news/2016/10/06/097/ http://health.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/industry/common-cold-medicine-may-stop-cancer-spread/54928504 http://www.asianage.com/newsmakers/common-cold-medicine-stops-cancer-spread-728 http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/health/bladder-cancer-spread-could-be-stopped-by-common-cold-medicine-scientists-discover-35141427.html http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/313565.php http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/cancer-spread-stopped-common-cold-medicine-scientists-discover-japan-study-bladder-a7367741.html http://www.todaytopics.com/cold-medicine-could-stop-cancer-spread/52026/ http://www.deccanherald.com/content/576499/common-cold-medicine-may-stop.html read more
After a press release “Double network hydrogels strongly bondable to bones by spontaneous osteogenesis penetration” got a score of 38 and has been in the top 5 of all research outputs scored by Altmetric.
Hokkaido University issued a press release in English on “Double network hydrogels strongly bondable to bones by spontaneous osteogenesis penetration.” Dr. Takayuki Nonoyama, Dr. Nobuto Kitamura, Dr. Takayuki Kurokawa, Dr. Tasuku Nakajima, and Dr. Jian Ping Gong from Global Station for Soft Matter are among the researchers for this work. This press release is also shared in various websites read more
Our research on tough hydrogels using tri-block copolymers received news coverage on Yahoo!Japan.
Dr. Takayuki Nonoyama’s research on double-network hydrogels’ applications on artificial cartilage has been introduced on Chem-Station’s “Spotlight Search.”
Professor Jian Ping Gong, the director of Global Station for Soft Matter, has been featured on Hokkaido University’s “Research Frontiers.” Click here to view her researcher profile page, “Cutting-edge Soft Materials Created with Hydrogels.”