Press Release: “Self-growing materials that strengthen in response to force”

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

Press Release: “New “tougher-than-metal” fiber-reinforced hydrogels”

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”

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

Press Release in English on “Double network hydrogels strongly bondable to bones by spontaneous osteogenesis penetration”

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