Research at Keio University’s many schools and centers cover a broad range of fields in the physical, natural and social sciences.
The research highlights are a selection of informative and accessible articles that engage the wider public with some of the groundbreaking research at the university.
Biology A protein in the placental lining helps synthesize a fetal hormone that signals to pregnant
Chemistry A catalyst made from Earth-abundant iron can drive an important reaction for making organ
Biology DNA analysis shows how water bears survive extreme conditions, yet leaves evolutionary orig
Medicine A class of drugs can harness the power of the body's immune system to fight diverse tumors
Innovative 3D-printed 'caring-tools' to enhance the quality of life of elderly people Published onl
Biology Revelation of how a spider toxin binds to a membrane protein could lead to new drug therapi
Biology Mechanical vibrations offer a gentler way to detach cells from culture dishes Published onl
Medicine Drug cuts the supply lines to brain tumors but doesn't eliminate cancer stem cells, which
Medicine Cancer cells adapt to genomic abnormalities by producing a protein that confers drug resis
Biology 'Stuck' brain cells in extremely premature babies lead to impairment in later life Publishe