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Why don't fish freeze to death in icy water?

In the microgravity experiments at the International Space Station (ISS), scientists revealed that supercooled water containing antifreeze glycoproteins accelerates and oscillates its ice crystal growth rate. (HOKKAIDO Univ.)

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Initiating the joint exposed experiment with the Republic of Turkey utilizing the Exposed Experiment Handrail Attachment Mechanism(ExHAM)

In the evening of April 13, 2017(Japan time), the initial mission of the collaboration between Japan and Turkey - space experiments in an exposed environment using the Exposed Experiment Handrail Attachment Mechanism called ExHAM- has been initiated on board Kibo.

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ISS/Kibo Monthly News: February, 2017

  • Astronaut Takuya Onishi holds a mission reporting event
  • First combustion experiment begins in Kibo
  • Protein crystallization at 4℃ begins
  • Research on the effects of probiotics on the immune system and intestinal microbiota of astronauts
  • Launch of the Dragon spacecraft

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Kibo-ABC Member Countries' News: Thailand

Four students from past Kibo-ABC programs were invited to present their great experiences in a special session of the 3rd SPACE ENVIRONMENT AND KIBO UTILIZATION WORKSHOP (SEKUW), held on February 9.

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Achievements of the 3rd Space Environment and Kibo Utilization Workshop (SEKUW)

The 3rd Space Environment and Kibo Utilization Workshop (SEKUW) was successfully held on February 9 and 10, 2017 at Vayupak Convention Center in Bangkok, Thailand.

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