Keio Research Highlights

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

August 31, 2017

Research highlights

Drug helps blood vessels but leaves lurking cancer cells

When given to patients newly diagnosed with aggressive brain cancer, the drug bevacizumab reduces the density of blood vessels in tumors but... Read more

Chromosomal chaos gives cancer a survival advantage

Resistance is a vexing problem in the world of cancer therapy, with many patients either failing to respond or... Read more


Keio news

Comparative genomics: How tardigrades can live in extreme environments

Quantum computing: Silicon isotopes promising for realizing revolutionary quantum computers

Biochemistry: Mechanism uncovered by which metal ions breathe life into proteins [PDF]

Ergonomics: A new bench induces a sense of happiness


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