The university hopes the special face covering will further encourage safe interaction as more in-person undergraduate classes resume on campus.
The system, which gives researchers easy access to samples and data held by biobanks nationwide, now also addresses quality standards and consent for use.
The event was held online for the first time and featured a mix of pre-recorded talks, live discussions and breakout rooms.
Speakers from Tohoku University and Free University of Berlin drew from experiences with disasters like the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Patients with inflammatory bowel diseases at a higher risk of blood clots can now be accurately identified.
The new sensing method will allow for the tracking of complex movements with higher accuracy.
Materials that convert mechanical into electrical or magnetic energy could open the door to a future of wearable and structure-integrated virus sensors.
Scientist's understanding of this microscopic invertebrate has grown after the second discovery of Loricifera near Japan.
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