Keio Research Highlights

A taste of the important research and scientific developments from Keio University, Japan's oldest institute of higher education.

September 10, 2015

Research highlights

Emphasizing words with a bit of a stretch

Japanese speakers adjust the length of consonants to convey the strength of their conviction about a subject... Read more



Anti-inflammatory interactions in the intestines

The past 100 million years of evolution have developed a complex relationship between bacteria and the human gut...Read more


Keio news

Alumni Voices: Interview with Momoyo Ise, veteran of the United Nations

Keio Views: Ten minutes of exercise at the Graduate School of Health Management

Economic Impact: Keio ranks 14th in the world for most alumni in executive leadership positions



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