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Alice in Scienceland (2009 - 2011)

1)
Alice in Scienceland

Shintani Akihiro

2)
Delivering oxygen is a very simple job.
[Red Blood Cell]

3)
Alice in Scienceland

4)
JUPITER
1: Hey, Alice, do you ever get cockroaches in your room?
2: Nope.
3: Sometimes this striped thing comes in, though.
4: Hello!
5: It's sucking them in...
6: POP
7: POP
8: (Must be nice...
9: That's why I always feel safe in my room.
bottom right: It appears that Jupiter has a new pattern. Perhaps it collided with a small celestial body.

TRACE FOSSIL
1: They found a trace fossil of a huge bug from over 475,000,000 years ago?!
2: (Wooow... I wish I had one.)
SFX: SKRITCH SKRITCH SKRITCH
SFX: TOSS
3: Please turn into a trace fossil...
bottom left: Someone found proof that 475,000,000 years ago, 1.15 meter bugs lived in the ocean. The trace fossil was found at Cabaneros National Park in Spain.

5)
A MONOLITH?
SFX: OOF OOF
1: Is that...
2: a monolith?!
3: Is that the legendary monolith, the object that possesses the power to both evolve and ruin the human race?!
4: Nope.
5: This is a tetris block.
6: (Oh...)
bottom right: A Monolith was found on Mars?

COPERNICIUM
1: You may know who came up with the heliocentric system...
2: (It concerns the earth's revolutions.)
BOX: COPERNICUS
3: But do you know what was used to build this?
BOX: COPERNICUS ROBO
4: Isn't it obvious?
BOX: COPERNICIUM ALLOY
5: (And that's the gist of it.)
6: (Woow...)
7: (I never knew that.)
8: (Don't teach them lies!)
bottom left: 112th Element discovered and named "Copernicium"

6)
WATERMELON EXCHANGE
1: My grandma gave me so many watermelons! I'm never going to be able to eat them all...
2: Hello! We're exchanging watermelons here for good items!
3: Want to trade them for ethanol?
4: Yep.
5: (Hey, let's play the disinfecting game!)
6: (You really like that game...)
bottom right: Perhaps the next "green" fuel will be watermelon juice?

BENIGN AND MALIGNANT
BOX: T LYMPHOCYTES!
1: (The immunity song!)
2: (I know how to sing it!)
3: (Creates lymphokines)
BOX: MALIGNANT T LYMPHOCYTES!
5: (What song?)
6: (Cancer? So what?)
7: (Creates osteopontin)
BOX: Alice
BOX: Malignant Alice
8: Time for some tricks!
bottom left: Malignant lymphocytes weaken the immune system, but can also make you look younger?

7)
GECKO TAIL

SIGN: 10 yen
1: For only ten yen, this robot will dance with you!
SFX: CLANK
2: They have some really complicated moves.
3: (I was surprised!)
4: Well, the secret to that is...
5: (Your tail?!)
6: (Yes, my tail.)
bottom right: Gecko tails dance strangely!

21st CENTURY HEART
1: Cardiac stem cells to be used in mycocardial regenerative therapy this year...
2: (Woah!)
3: That's so 21st century...
4: (On the other hand)
5: Mechanical hearts
6: Transparent tubes
7: Ancient
8: Flying cars
9: (are so 20th century!)
10: Feels like it was just yesterday, yet it's already the 21st century...
11: (And it's already time for dinner...)
bottom left: Cardiac stem cells to be used in mycocardial regenerative therapy this year...

8)
TAKO ELECTRICTY (*'Tako' can mean both 'octopus' and 'kite' in Japanese.)
1: Hey, apparently, there's something called tako-generated electricity.
2: Really?
3: Is this really going to create electricity?
SFX: SMACK SMACK SMACK
4: Not THAT tako!
bottom right: Kite-generated electricity

AGING SWITCH
1: I'm a humanoid android!
2: (I was created with state-of-the-art technology!)
3: (Wow!)
4: Sorry, but can you turn off the S6K1 switch on my back?
5: (This one?)
SFX: BZZZZZZT
6: CLICK
7: Now my life's gotten 20% longer!
8: (What a weird switch.)
bottom left: Have we gotten closer to immortality? English scientists find a way to suppress aging in rats.

9)
MYSTERY OF THE ALBATROSS
1: After inspecting an albatross' diet, particles of deep sea fish were found.
2: But an albatross can't dive that deeply, can it?
SIGN: DEEP SEA SUB 6500
3: I'm positive it'll come back to the scene of the crime...
bottom right: Particles of deep sea fish found inside an albatross! The mystery has been solved!

ENKERADOSU (*Japanese name for Enceladus)
1: I'm going to imitate a planet! Guess which one it is!
2: (Eeeeeen!) (*Japanese sound for crying)
3: KERA KERA KERA KERA (*Japanese sound for high-pitched laughter)
4: DOSU DOSU DOSU DOSU (*Japanese sound for stomping)
5: One of Saturn's moons, which has a microbe survival possibility index of 0.4, same as Earth... Enceladus!
6: Correct!
7: (Alice, that wasn't really an imitation...)
bottom left: The Possibilities of Life - Enceladus

10)
CHIEF MANTIS SHRIMP
1: Chief Mantis Shrimp has really good eyes.
2: I can see 12 primary colors!
3: Humans can only see red, green, and blue.
4: Apparently, he can also see the circular polarization of light.
5: (Not just linear polarized light, but circular as well!)
6: It curves to the right.
7: (I don't really get it, but cool!)
8: Now, back to work.
SFX: SKRIT SKRIT SKRIT
SFX: HMMM HMMM
9: Right now he's the chief of a next-generation DVD development office.

Next-generation DVD players will be born from mantis shrimp eyes?

SPACE HOTEL
1: A space hotel is going to open in 2012.
2: (It costs four hundred million yen for three days.)
3: Eh, who cares?
4: Expensive hotels are for people who have actual lives.
5: I'm not interested!
6: But if it was a space FARM...
7: I'd wanna grow some potatoes.
8: (Hey, that's a good idea!)
9: (Yeah, who wouldn't want some space potatoes?)
10: (What are they getting so excited for?)
11: (And if we changed the name to 'Tapestry Hotel!')
12: (Ooh, yeah, I'd wanna stay there.)

The first space hotel begins its preparations to open in 2012.

11)
SCABBY CORAL
1: It's the Coralman monster!
SFX: THUD
2: (You OK?)
3: Yeah.
4: (Just a few scrapes.)
5: Your scabs look so pretty!
6: (This is Coral Power!)
SFX: SHOOM

When coral glows, it's healing itself.

THE M CELL

SIGN: INTESTINES
1: I got lost...
2: (Where am I?)
3: CATCH
4: (Ewww! This place is scary!)
SFX: KLAK KLAK KLAK

Brand-new discovery of an important cell recognition receptor in intestinal tract immune responses.

12)
7 NANO X-RAY BEAM

1: Aliens have appeared!
SFX: GRAAH
SFX: UOOHHH
SFX: HEAAAH!
2: 7 Nano X-Ray Beam!
SFX: BEEEAM
SFX: HAHAHAHA
SFX: SWEAT
3: (Suddenly I really feel like I lost...)
4: (I took a picture of your cells!)
5: (You can even see the membrane proteins!)

The world's smallest X-ray - a world record broken by an Osakan team

MAN-MADE MEAT
1: Today we're all going to make man-made meat.
2: HOME EC
SFX: OKAAAAY
3: First, you need to extract some of your muscle cells and then reproduce them.
SFX: OKAAAY
4: Hey! No one wants to eat your meat!
5: Cut it out!!
SFX: CHATTER CHATTER
SFX: TCH!

The world's first man-made meat

13)
A WISH TO THE STARS...
1: (They're developing see-thru fish...)
2: YOU CAN SEE ALL ITS INTESTINES!
3: (Transparent fish!)
4: Wow.
5: (Let's go look for a falling star!)
6: Now, if only they could make see-thru humans...
7: Then we'd be able to see each other's intestines and know right away what kind of illnesses people have...
8: We'd be able to find diseases early, heal them early, and cut down on a ton of medical costs!
9: What should I wish for?
10: Please let the human race evolve into see-thru people...

Transparent goldfish... it increases their reproductive capabilities as well.

Identical Robots

1: Twins playing soccer! That looks fun!
2: I wish I had a twin...
3: (We aren't beans! We're kidneys!)
4: I gave a letter to Santa to my grandma.
5: I'm so excited for my clone robot!
6: (But it costs 20 million yen...)

Clone Robots on the rise

14)

METHOD OF THE YEAR 2009
1: iPS cells won the Method of the Year 2009 award!
bg: iPS Cells
Creation Method
2: Congrats!
3: What are iPS cells?
4: This ivory pudding sucks.
5: I'm gonna throw it away.
6: Ivory pudding sucks! That's what iPS means!
7: No it isn't.
8: No way!!

iPS Cells are this year's most closely studied research

GOOGLE LUNAR X PRIZE
1: It's New Year's Day! I don't feel like doing anything!
2: I don't want to get out from this heated table...
3: Get a robot on the moon by Dec. 13, 2012 and make it run 500m!
price: $20,000,000
4: Let's make some money!
5: The first person who takes a picture or movie of this and sends the data to earth wins $20 million!
6: Hmm... that looks hard.
7: Yeah.
8: How about 2,000 yen for the first robot to run a full 42.195km marathon?
9: How much ice cream can that buy?
10: A more realistic price makes her more interested?

The official Google Lunar X Prize team gives a seminar at Tokyo U

15)
BETELGEUSE EXPLOSION
1: We've gotten a sign that the Betelgeuse star from Orion might explode!
2: Oooh! I wanna see an explosion!
3: It may happen tomorrow... or 10,000 years from now.
4: What... that's so vague!
5: Guess I'll give him a call and ask him myself.
SFX: CLICK CLICK
6: Betelgeuse
7: He isn't answering.
SFX: BRRRRRING
SFX: SILENCE
8: He's 600 lightyears away, after all.

Betelgeuse shows signs of explosion - shrinking, bumps on surface

THE AQUAMATERIAL SWORD

1: Alice the Hero!
2: Hya! Hya!
3: You defeated the Water Element!
4: You opened the treasure chest.
5: I have an Oden Sword...
6: Ohhh! This is the legendary sword, said to be 50 times harder than elephant yam!!
7: Alice the Hero acquired the Aquamaterial Sword!!

Aquamaterial: a new material created from 98% water by a Tokyo U team, and can replace plastic.

16)
BACTERIA RADIO TALK SHOW
1: OK, time for our talk show segment! Hello?
2: Oh, hello? It's me, Wolbachia.
3: Umm... I'm a bacteria that leeches off insects.
4: Since I've got a cellular makeup, I can infect eggs... but not sperm.
5: Hmm.
6: So whenever I try to infect a male, I always run up against this brick wall, you know? I can't connect from the parent to the child... it's really been driving me nuts.
7: I see. But don't you worry! I know just the thing!
8: You need to hack into your host's reproductive system!
9: Then, change it so that the females can reproduce on their own! Just turn the males into females! Or kill the males!
10: Ohh! That's perfect!

Parasitic bacteria that can change its host's sex

SPIDER WEB
1: Ooh, a spider web!
2: Let's mess it up!
3: HEY! That's not nice to the spider!
4: Stop it!
5-6: Booo!
7: Sorry, spider.
8: It's alright now.
9: Hmm.
10: And so, many years later, when the world began to suffer from a water shortage, the Buddha looked down upon the human race and dangled down a spider's thread.

Spider webs can prevent water shortages? Dissecting the water catchment mechanism.

17)
MUSCLE TRAINING
SFX: HMMMM
1: What has muscle training done for you? Thread
*Gave me confidence in myself.
*Made me not afraid of thugs anymore.
*Made me positive.
SIGN: Lab
2: Excuse me, I want some mini sheet-shaped muscle chunks.
3: Hiyah! Time to train!!
4: I've been a lot more positive lately, right?!
5: I dunno...

Mini sheet-shaped muscle chunks developed from cultivated cells

RACCOON CAVITIES?

1: Around Shikotsu Lake in Hokkaido, they found a bunch of wild raccoons with cavities... and apparently it's spreading?
2(small): They're wild, how can they get cavities?
3(small): I wonder why?
4: ...cavities?
SFX: CANDY HOUSE
5: ...cavities??
SFX: WEIRD ALIEN INVASION
6: Scary...
7: Yummy...

Wild raccoons found rampant with cavities. Reason unknown.

18)
BANDAGE GIRL

1: Huh? Why do you have that bandage on your forehead?
2: This is a sensor.
3: Now I can take my temperature whenever I want.
4: Wow.
5: Can you measure your pulse and outer temperature with that as well?
6(small): Might be nice...
7(left): The data is transferred wirelessly to my computer!
8: But the most important thing is that Bandage Girl is super moe, and super popular!
SFX: YEAAAH!
9(small): You're popular?
10(small): I dunno.

Bandages allow for total health monitoring, from blood pressure to temperature.

FIFTH MINUTE STAR

SFX: PLIP PLIP PLIP
1: OK! Time to find the HM Cancri star system!
2: What? Where?
3: It's part of the Cancer constellation!
4: ...which part?
5: The stars at the five minute point of its revolution period!
6: Let me know when it makes one revolution!
7: How am I supposed to know?!
8: This makes no sense!
9: They're white dwarf binary stars! Hurry up and find them! Time it!!
10: ...The noodles got soggy.

The high-speed binary star system at the five minute point of the revolution period.

19)
DR. MOSQUITO
1: Heheheh...
2: I've finally completed my research...
3: Now, off you go, my servants!!
SFX: BZZZZ
4: STICK
5: Heheheh...
6: She'll be inoculated without even knowing...
SFX: ITCHY!!

Research begins on turning mosquitoes into 'flying vaccines.'

RUB IT

1: Ooh, a nerve cell!
SFX: RUB IT!
SFX: RUB
SFX: RUB
SFX: RUB
SFX: RUB
SFX: RUB
SFX: R-R-R-RUB
2-3: TRPV2 sensor
SFX: It streeetched!

The effects of 'rubbing' pain away. Unconscious actions restore nervous. Research results released at Gunma University.

20)

THE NINJA, HATTORI KANZOU (*Kanzou = Liver)
1: The ninja, Hattori Kanzou, has arrived!
SFX: TOK
2: My ninja technique allows me to create liver tissue!
3: I just insert genes into iPS cells using a virus...
4: I'm from a pharmaceutical company. May I receive a trial of your new medicine?
5: Sure.

iPS cells capable of creating liver tissue with high purity, which will be used as the basis for new medicine.

A CHANCE FOR BUSINESS ON MARS
1: We will be able to safely send people from Earth to Mars and back by the mid 2030s.
2: Hmm, so only 25 more years, huh?
3: And then...
4: Mars will be the new big fad!
5(no bubble): We'll be able to make a killing!
6(no bubble): Everyone will be partying on Mars!
7: Meoars!
8: Now, time to draw a Mars manga in preparation for the big fad!
9(nb): If I draw 8 pages a year, I should have one volume ready in time!
SFX: SKRITCH SKRITCH

President Obama introduces a new space plan that will be sending people to Mars in the mid-2030s.

21)
STEEL PLASTIC

1: Seems like they developed plastic that's as strong as steel.
2: Hmmm.
3: First they cool it so that it hardens, then they smash it from the top and bottom at the same time and flatten it out into a board...
4: Can you do that with normal polypropene?
5: If it's a light, sturdy new material, I wonder if they can use it to make bikes?
6(small): Maple cake
SFX: SUSH
7: I created a new material!!

Plastic as hard as steel... 7 times stronger than before, and lighter, developed by a Hiroshima Team.

ENHANCED BONE HEALING!

1: Oh, a broken bone!
2: Is it your first time seeinga broken one?
3: Yeah. Looks painful.
4: Hahahahaha!
5: So slow!!
6: I can heal 3.5 times faster than you!
7: Don't tell me... he's a Char custom?!
8(small): Three times faster than a Zaku!

Bone healing time sped up by a US research team.

22)
DARN EUGLENAS!
1: You've been pretty popular recently...
top: Success in mass cultivation of euglenas
left side: Food problems
middle: I guess.
bottom: Bio-fuel
2: It's... not fair...
SFX: IN THE LIMELIGHT
3: He's in textbooks now, so he's super-popular with elementary schoolers! And he used to be just another one of us unsung microbes, too...
4: The other unsung microbes
5: Amoeba
6: Daphnia
7(center): It's... not fair...
8(small): Don't sweat it!
9: We used to complain about drosophila and colon bacillus together...

Success in mass cultivation of euglenas by Suzuki Kengo (30), head of the Euglena R&D department.

TANTALUM 180
1: Whoever catches the rarer organism wins!
2: Rare Organism Hunter Tournament!!
3: I'm not gonna lose to you!
4: Kyaah!
5: You caught me! I'm Tal!
6: I'm Tantalum 180! Nice to meet you!
top: A VICTORY FOR THE SOLAR SYSTEM
7: I lost...
8: I won!
9: Yaaay-tal!

The source of the rarest isotope in the Solar System becomes clear.

23)
MAN-MADE CELLS
1: The J. Craig Venter Institute apparently succeeded in creating man-made cells that can reproduce on their own.
2(nb): Woaaaah!
3(nb): I wonder what they'll make now that they've done cells?
4: M-maybe this is a chance for them to make man-made paramecium!!
SFX: PARAMECIUM RESTORATION
SFX: GULP
5: If they do that, they'll become the heroes of experimental organisms!
SFX: GNURP
6(nb): It'd be convenient if thye could split apart!
7: We're counting on you!
8: I'm gonna go visit America!
9(nb): Time to negotiate!!

The completion is artificial life draws nearer... an American institute creates man-made cells with fused genomes.

ACHILLES
1: I'm a mohawk gene.
2: If I get destroyed, the tendons in mice embryos stop maturing.
3: I'm 60% stronger, and have 60% more I-type collagen.
4: But if you make me active...
SFX: Achilles tendon fractures can be fully healed?
5: In other words!
SFX: Work! Work! Moooohawk!

Growth genes detected that may be capable of healing Achilles tendon fractures.

24)

SNAIL MEMORY EXPERIMENTS
1: You poked me with a stick? What are you talking about?
2: NO STIMULANTS
3: I remember when you poked me with that stick!!
4: STIMULANTS
SFX: GRRRR
5: Huh?
6: They're looking for part-time workers for a memory experiment.
right: I don't want them to poke me with a
left: STICK!
left(small): GRRR

Snail memory lengthened through stimulants.

2010 FUTURE FORECAST
1: What's going to happen in 2032?
2: iPS regeneration will become possible.
3: Or,
4: Dejima, a refugee island in Nagasaki prefecture will declare its independence from Japan, forcing the SDF to mobilize and attack the island.
5: What?
6: In 2037, there will be an M6 or higher earthquake.
7: Or,
8: In July, in order to help develop the moon, we'll detonate part of it, and pieces of the moon will accidentally rain down and destroy our entire civilization.
9(nb): You're right.
10: That's what it says on wikipedia!

In 2032, iPS regeneration, and in 2037, a M6 or higher earthquake forecast.

25)

HAYABUSA

SFX: TROT TROT TROT
SIGN: Itokawa
SFX: FWIP
SFX: TROT TROT TROT TROT TROT
SFX: SNAP
1: She's pretending to be Hayabusa...

Thanks to the asteroid explorer "Hayabusa." Fans watch over it from the desert and the control room.

iPS CELL AUTO-CULTIVATION

1: Is it true that they made a device that will automatically cultivate iPS cells?
2: Yeah! 100 yen and it'll cultivate for 24 hours!
SIGN: iPS Cell Cultivation Machine
3: Woooow.
4: The person inside has it rough, though...
5: He's watched for 24 hours, and if he slacks off, he gets shocked with electricity.
6(nb): Poor guy...
7(nb): Stop lying!

iPS cell auto-cultivation machine being developed by Kawasaki heavy machinery corp, the first in the world.

26)
25 YEARS LATER
1: I'm a T cell. I've decided to write this diary while I still have consciousness as a lymphocyte.
2: It seems that I've been infected with the Sendai virus.
3: 4 different types of genes have entered me.
4: Unfortunately... soon... I will no longer be me...
5: Ahh... I feel itchy...
6: 25 years later...
7(left): Ah! An iPS cell!

iPS discovery at Keio U: iPS cells split off quickly from human blood cells.

TUNA-SAND
1: The autonomous underwater robot...
2: TUNA-SAND!
3: What a weird name.
4(small): is what it stands for.
5: I want a robot like this.
6(middle): Autonomous Ice cream robot
7(left): Ice-Cream!
8(bottom): So cooold!
9: What does it stand for?
SFX: HMMM
10(left): Think harder!

An underwater robot takes pictures 630m deep

27)
THE AMERICAN DREAM?
1: Huh? Umbilical cord blood?
2: Where is it going?
3: I'm here!
4(left): Blood Factory
SFX: WIGGLE WIGGLE WIGGLE
5: RH- Type O

The US Army is developing a blood factory.

HUMANOID ROBOTS PURSUE REALITY
1: I'm an android.
2: Every morning when I wake up, the first thing I do is check my human program updates.
3: Oh, there's an update for my senescent gene program...
4: I need to install that.
5: Why do you install bad stuff?
6: Because human robots pursue reality...
7(center): An android who can understand the difference!
8(left): Cool.

Senescent gene discovered in brain cells by a Kobe Team.

28)
COMIC SUPERCONDUCTOR
1: What are you reading?
SFX: PFFFFT
SFX: SNICKER SNICKER
2: Weekly Comic Superconductor!
3: It's the most popular superconductor manga right now!
4: Out of all of the comics, 'Steel Tellurium' is the most exciting!
5: This is it!
6: Up until now, the main character had nothing going for him, until he submerged himself in a 70 C bath of red wine, and then reawakened as a superconductor!
7: That's exciting?
SFX: PFFFFFT
SFX: SNICKER SNICKER

Alcohol creates steel superconductors.

IT WAS THE DRAGONFLY NAIAD
1(right): SCARY! 48 wrinkled frogs found with legs missing in Northern Kyushu!
2: This'll be a tough case!
3: Let me help out.
SFX: MUNCH MUNCH
4: I'm a dragonfly naiad. I'll be your assistant.
5(left): A baby dragonfly!
6: What should we investigate?
SFX: LICK
7(right): Suspicious...
8: It was you, right?
9: Awww, come on, boss!
10: Why would I only want to eat one of their legs?

A Northern Kyushu investigation committee member analyses how dragonfly naiads ate legs from wrinkled frogs.

29)
NANOWIRES
1: Want to make a good summer memory? How about fishing for cells?
SIGN: 50 yen
2: That's a silicon nanowire!
3: It naturally sucks up cells!
4: Listen to the electric signals once you suck them up!
SFX: BEEP
SFX: BEEP
big: YOU GOT A MYOCARDIAL CELL!!

Nanowires can directly monitor the activity of cells.

RED SNOW CRABS LIKE METHANE
1: Hey, I got a text message from Tuna-Sand!
box: Autonomous Underwater Robot TUNA-SAND
2: "Red snow crabs like methane."
3: ...OK?
top: Red Snow Crab
SFX: HMMM
4: Woah, hold on! Apparently 3,341 crabs were found in Niigata Prefecture bay near a spot that was gushing methane!
SFX: SKRITCH SKRITCH SKRITCH
SFX: WOOOW
SFX: SO MANY!
5: That's the same turnout we saw at Mito Hollyhock game...
6(right center): 2010.5.5 - Mito VS Yokohama FC - 3466 people
7(top left): 2010.8.21 Niigata vs. Kawasaki (36,553 people)
8(left center): Homo sapiens really like their balls...
9(far left): GOAAAAL!

Red snow crabs love methane, and search for it on the floor of the Japan sea.

30)
THE AMBITION OF CRICKET GREEN
1(right): Ooh! Pretty!
2(top): A cricket that glows green has been born through genetic manipulation!!
3: chirp
4(left): UV Ray
5: Now...
6: I just need to wait for Cricket Red and Cricket Blue to be born...
7: The three primary colors!
SFX: CHIRP CHIRP
SFX: CHIRP
SFX: SKITTER
SFX: SKITTER
SFX: SKITTER
8: Then we can make cricket TV!!
SFX: SKITTER
SFX: CHIRP CHIRP
9(right): Nope.
10(mid right): Does it make sense to you?
11: Heheh! Now we'll be rich!
12(top): BENCHER - Next-generation monitor development
SFX: CHIRP CHIRP CHIRP CHIRP

The first ever cricket that glows green, developed by professors at Tokushima U.

SUMMER COLLECTION 2010
1: Here's my Summer Collection!
2: Wow, looks cool!
3: This is the Summer of 1994.
SFX: FWAH
4: And this is the Summer of 2010, which made a new record!
SFX: FWOOOM
5: And...
6: Ummm...
7: NO MOOORE...
8: This is why I hate summer...

Japan sees its hottest summer in 113 years.

31)
EUGLENA REALLY ARE POPULAR
1: Euglenaaa!
SFX: YAAAY
2: Did you really learn how to do a new trick?
3: I guess.
4: I have a tendency to move toward bright things.
5: So they've been using me to extract and move the cells that they need.
SFX: WOOOW! WOOOW!
SFX: HOP HOP
6: Yes... this is just a dream... a bad dream...

Euglena to be used in cancer extraction to move and extract certain cells.

SMOOTH AND SLIPPERY
1: Time to get a taste of this ramen you're so proud of!
SFX: RATTLE
SFX: MMM
2: Here you go.
3: Hmm... What the?! These oily noodles feel so smooth...
SFX: SLURP SLURP
4: The more pressure I put on them, the more slippery they get!
5: How do you like our zinc oxide coated noodles?
6(small): Here's some water.
SFX: SLURP
7: So that's it!! The piezoelectric effect!!!

The piezoelectric effect is effective in lowering friction.

32)
SEE-THRU #2
1: Apparently they invented a see-thru frog...
top: SEE-THRU FROG - ITS INTESTINES ARE ALL VISIBLE!
2: Wow.
3(right): Let's go look for shooting stars!
4: Now if only they could make humans see-thru...
5: Then we could see people's intestines and instantly know what's making them sick...
6: We could discover all kinds of illnesses so early! It'd be the best way to cut down on medical costs!
7: What should I wish for?
8: Please hurry up and make the human race evolve into see-thru people... Huh? Didn't we do this once already?

Professors in Hiroshima invent the world's first transparent amphibian, a see-thru frog.

CROSS-COUPLING
1: SPLASH
2: Oops.
SFX: BLUB BLUB BLUB
SFX: SPLISH SPLISH
3: Is this golden axe yours?
4: Or is this silver axe yours?
5: No, mine was the palladium axe!!
6: You're so honest.
SFX: RUB RUB
7: As a reward, I will bestow you with the secret to cross-coupling!
8: After that, legend has it that the children went on to win the Nobel Prize...

Cross-coupling reactions, medicine, and crystals basis for Nobel Prize

33)
Titan-style Ramen
1: I've come to taste that ramen you're so proud of!
SFX: RATTLE
2(right): Dipping style?
3: Titan-style amino acid ramen with 5 nucleotide bases!
4: ...Hmm?
5: Where's the dipping soup?
6(side): Where's the 5 nucleotide base/amino acid soup?
7: There is no soup. It's all basic elements in the air, that's why it's called Titan-style.
8(small): Here's some Encelados oxygen.
9: What a unique taste!
SFX: FSSSSH

Structure for life found on Titan, one of Saturn's moons?

THE DOROTHY PLAN
1: Hey, do you know about the Dorothy Plan?
2(right): The Dorohy Plan...
3(top): An worldwide investigative and monitoring experiment of intelligent extraterrestrial life!
4(left): The name comes from Dorothy, the main character of the Wizard of Oz!
5(right): Continuing on...
6: This all started because it's the 50th anniversary of the Ozma Project, the original project that searched for extraterrestrial life. The name comes from Princess Ozma, who tried to communicate with Oz through electric waves!
7: Wow.
8: Wait, was she lying to us?

Search for extraterrestrial life! Nine countries around the world work together...

34)
NASA ACADEMY FIELD TRIP
1: Nasa Academy
2(small): Time for our field trip!
SIGN: Nasa Academy
3: Where are you going?
4: To Mars!
5: When are you coming back?
6(small): That's so far!
SFX: UMMM...
7: I forget!
book: Field Trip Guide - Nasa Academy
SFX: HEHEH
8: We have to find our own ways back!

NASA is now developing a Mars immigration project that will not allow a way for inhabitants to return back to Earth.

1: TGS48 is practicing now.
SFX: HEE HAW!
SFX: HEE HAW!
SFX: HEE HAW!
SFX: HEE HAW!
SFX: HEE HAW!
2: Hey! You, over there!!
3: Pepper (Tougarashi) TGS48
4: You're not spicy at all!
SFX: HEE HAW
5(center): What are you changing things up for all of a sudden?!
6: You're fired!
SFX: OOPS...
7: Hey you, wanna be in PMN48?
8(small): Do your best!

"Child Piiman (Sweet Peppers)" that aren't bitter are revealed at an elementary school in Shinagawa.

35)
MACHINE EYES
SFX: STARE
1: ...What's this line for?
2: We're waiting to go to a planet where we can get machine bodies.
3: The resolution is still only 38 x 40, though.
SFX: HMMM
SFX: Happy trails!
4: That's the limit of resolution now... but in another decade or two, we might see something amazing happen... or so Alice thought.

A new type of "artificial eye" developed that allows enough sight for walking around.

MAXWELL'S DEMON
1(right): Mirrors
book: Holy Bible
SFX: SCREEE
2: I finally found Maxwell's Demon!
3: Split the lukewarm water in two.
SFX: SCREEE
SFX: LUKEWAAAARM
4(right): Fast-moving molecules over here...
5(left): Slow ones over here...
SFX(right): WAAAARM
SFX(left): COOOLD
SFX(middle): I DID IT!

The world's first successful attempt at "transforming information into energy."

36)
RARE EARTH CAN BE CONDENSED BY CERTAIN ORGANISMS?!
1: What?
2: Certain organisms can condense rare earth?
3: Rare earth sticks to the surface of cells of organisms like colon bacillus...
4: Oh, they're talking about cells?
5: Wait!
SFX: JERK...
6: If paramecium eats those cells it gets even more condensed?
7: Not a bad idea...
8(small): This kotatsu is so warm...

Rare earth has a microscopic savior?! Certain organisms can condense it. Discovered at Hiroshima U.

NASA'S BIG ANNOUNCEMENT
1: Tomorrow a reaaally cool alien game is going to be released by NASA!
2: I'll line up early in the morning and buy it!
3: Here's
4: your arsenic organism game.
5(small): this'll make my grandchild so happy...
SFX: THIS ISN'T WHAT I WANTEEED!!

Bacteria that eats arsenic discovered. The world's first element substituting creature, announced by NASA.

37)
THE CAVITYSLAYER
1: Alice the Hero!
2: Heheheh... Alice!
3: Now do you understand the true power of the cavity army?! Kneel before us!
4: Alice, use this swor!
5: Thanks.
SFX: VWOOM
6: Ryaaaahh!
7: Th-this is... The Cavityslayer, a sword created from lasers and hydrogen peroxide water!!

Tohoku University Graduate Team develops a solution that destroys 99% of periodontal disease and cavities.

GET RICH ON OIL MONEY
1: They found a species of algae in Okinawa that could possibly create 10 times more oil than we have right now!!
2(middle): They can store raw petroleum in their cells?!
3(right): In order to create the same amount that Japan imports, they will need to spread the algae across... 20,000 hectares? 200,000 hectares?
4: Either way, it'll be crazy if it actually happens...
5: But then we could get rich on oil money!
6(center): I won't have to carry oxygen every day anymore...
7: I'll be able to just play around and do whatever I want!
8: Wait... but maybe only the wealthy people will get rich off oil money?
9: Graaah! I can't think of a good future plan!

Japan finds hope in a type of algae that could possibly create 10x the amount of current oil...

38)
TEETH! REGENERATE!!
1: Alice the Hero
2: Our battle with the Cavity King ended...
3: But all the teeth villagers died...
4: Let's try the regeneration spell, then.
5: Wrap the crowns of the teeth in periodontal ligament cell sheets...
SFX: OKIE DOKIE
6: Then place them in the special culture fluid magical configuration and chant...
SFX: RUMBLE
SFX: FULL REGENERATION!
SFX: SHOOOOOOP

Full regeneration of teeth cultivated outside the body a success on mice in a Japanese university, and they aim to someday use it on humans.

GOOD INTUITION
1: Hey, college entrance exammer!
2: You ever heard of this experiment? It's an experiment to see if you can pick a certain card out from a stack of four. If you choose either stack A or B, you'll be able to find the card for sure. If you do it so many times, your heart will start to realize the trick to winning before your brain does.
3: That's why you need this heart pen! With this, all you'll need to do is look at a multiple choice question on one of your entrance exams, and the heart will tell you the right answer!
SFX: PUMP UMP PUMP
4: Usually it's 25,000 yen, but I'll knock it down to 10,000 as a special deal for you!
5: Where'd you get that money?!
6(small): There are a lot of people in the world who don't know how to listen to their intuition!

Listening to your pulse can help your intuition?

39)
TOO MUCH ELECTRICTY
1: I'm an android.
SFX: FSSSSH
2: I heard they developed a transistor that requires 1/100 of the usual electricity
3(small): That's great!
4: Hm?
5(right): Isn't she happy about it?
6(left): Hmm...
7(small): Electric pot meals are so yummy...
8: Too much electricity makes me fat...

A transistor that requires 1/100 of the usual electricity has been developed.

HORNET CHARGING
1: I'm gonna do an imitation.
SFX: SMACK
top: Solar Batteries
2(right): For some reason,
3(left): I'm much more active in the day, when the sun is out.
4: An oriental hornet! One of the solar hornets distributed from Africa to Southern Asia!
5: Correct!!

A non-Japanese research team discovers that hornets charge solar power.

40)
MISS SMILE MOLD
1: Alice, let's play together!
2: Oh, Miss slime mold!
3: Hey, don't mix me up with that smile mold over there!
4: I'm a myxomycete!
5(nb): Excuse me? How RUDE!
6: That's my line! I'm a social amoeba!
7: Alice, help me solve this maze!
8 No, Alice is going to come till the fields wit hme!
SFX: HEEELP

Slime mold can do farming work... the less bait cells there are, the more crops grow.

THE WORRIED DINOSAUR
1: Hey, Alice!
2: This dinosaur's worried about when he's going to go extinct.
3(left): Help...
4: Ummm...
5: Due to extreme weather changes after an massive asteroid hit the planet, dinosaurs died out 65.5 million years ago.
6(left): That's scaryyy! *sniff*
7: Oh, but...
8: Recent research says that there are species who survived for 700,000 years after the big disaster.
SFX: OHH! YAY!
9(right): That's great!
10(middle): That's 7,000 centuries!
11(left): I feel so much better now!

US discovery finds bones of dinosaurs 700,000 years after the big dinosaur.

41)

THE THREE OBJECT PROBLEM
1: There's a question out there that asks: How does singular gravity affect the movements of rotating celestial objects?
2: It's simple enough to answer when there are only two...
3: I heard the three object problem is coming to our neighborhood supermarket!
4: Oooh! Let's go and see it!
5: Hello! We're the three object problem!
6: Please at least try to remember our name!
7: Now, listen to our new song! "A numerical formula device with the theory of relativity!"
8: There is no answer~ There is no answer! Lagrange points are the hardest~

A numerical formula device using the theory of relativity can help to measure the points of celestial objects? -From Hirosaki Graduate School

DAPHINAAA...
1: Until yesterday, he was just another boring microorganism just like us...
2: HMMM
3: That euglena...
4: Hey, you! Will you let me sequence your genomes?
5: Some microorganisms can become stars overnight!
top: [The first crustacean!] Daphina genomes sequenced!
left: Wooow!
bottom left: A total of 30,900 genes!
bottom right: Humans only have 21,787...
6: Instead of going on an alcohol binge,
7: I went on a division binge...

Daphina genomes sequenced = The first crustacean ever, and hope that it may have environmental significance, from an international team.

42)

A WEIRD BOOK
1: They're going to make the Voynich Manuscript into an anime?!
2: I gotta watch this!
TV: The Voynich Manuscript
middle sfx: PITTER PATTER
left: This is an anime?
3: Mysterious leters!
4: Mysterious words!
5: And mysterious pictures!
6: This anime is so true to the source material!
7: It makes no sense...

The strange, untranslatable book known as The Voynich Manuscript finally gets a solid creation date.

WEIRD CREATURES
1: Hello!
2: Hello, Hallucigenia!
3: Goodbye, Anomalocaris!
4: Goodbye!
5: Let's work hard!
6: Let's work hard, Opabinia!
7(bubble): I'm new!
8(far left): Thank you!
9(bottom small box): A walking cactus!
10(bottom): Thank you, Diania cactiformis!
11: These magic words
12: help you make new friends, in this
13: Cambrian explosion of life!

New "walking cactus" creature found fossilized in China

43)
CHEETAH ROBOT
1: This is the Cheetah Robot that DARPA's developing right now!
2(nb): It's great alright!
3: No.
4(right): Ummm....
5(next to robo): Fuheeheehee.... I'm so strong!
6(left): Is it a robot that uses tricks and codes to raise its level quickly and get all the items?
7: I don't think so.
8(right): Then...
9(middle): SKRITCH SKRITCH
10(left): Is it a robot that moves one step forward each day, then three steps forward on the third day, but then takes two steps back, so it doesn't get anywhere?
11: Isn't just being able to run fast good enough?
SFX: STOMP STOMP

The US Army invents a cheetah robot capable for chasing people at high speeds.

THE EARTHQUAKE MOVED IT
1: OK, everyone, we have to exercise once in a while to stay healthy!
SFX: OKAAAY
2: Guess I'll go run 1km, then!
3: Huh? Aren't you going to exercise too, Mr. Catfish?
4: I did. 2.4m of the coast.
5: Only 2.4m?
6: Fine then, I'll do 10cm of the earth's axis...
7: A little to a catfish is a lot to a human.

Japan's coastline moved 2.4 meters in the last earthquake.

44)
SUPER FULL MOON
1: knock knock
2: Hello, it's me, Moon.
3: Would you like to sign a viewing contract, even just for three months?
4: On March 20, there will be a super full moon, where it's 14% large rthan normal, and 30% brighter than normal!
5(nb): I'll even throw in an extra month for free! Well, what do you say?
6: It really is big.

A COOOLD STAR
top label: BROWN DWARF
bottom label: COOOOLD
1: CLUNK
SFX: ROLL

The coldest star is discovered - 100 degrees on the surface.

45)
ELECTRIC FIRE EXTINGUISHER
1: Fiiiiire!!
SFX: PWOOF
2: I thought this might happen! Good thing I bought my Harvard U brand electric fire extinguisher rod online!
SFX: TA-DA
3: Now its power can finally be released!
4(right): Hya! Hiyaaa!
SFX: RUMBLE
5: Huh? Did I accidentally buy a digestive stick instead?
6(middle): I'm hungry.
7(left): Me too.
SFX: PWOOOSH

An electric "Magic Stick" capable of putting out fires?

A GREEN SALAMANDER?!
1: What the?! Hey big bro, apparently they found a salamander with algae in its cell interiors!
2: Really, little bro?!
3: Does this mean that an amphibian with photosynthesis abilities like us has appeared?
middle: PHOTOSYNTHESIS
4: It's kind of exciting to think about mammals getting the ability too...
5: But we are the proud euglena!
6: We are the green ability users who have symbiotic chlorella in our cell interiors! (We aren't yo daddy's paramecium!)
7: I hope you humans can join us eventually!
8: Until then, we'll keep dividing and waiting for you!

46)
THE CATFISH'S PLANS
1: I want to have a tea party.
2: OK then, let's send out invites to everyone.
3: RSVPs came in the mail!
4: This is from Catfish M8.
5: Ummm...
note: I feel like the east side might get pulled, but I'll come if I can.
note: Not sure if it'll be in a month or in 37 years.
6: This is the worst kind of RSVP...
7: Should I set out a cup for him just in case?

An M8 earthquake along with a tsunami expected possibly in one month...

THE MILLIPEDES' PRESENT
1: We're hungry...
2: In times like these, we must pray to the long, thin parasite god!
SFX(all left): MUTTER
3: SPLISH
4: Apparently the long, thin parasite god provides 60% of their food...

Dissecting the flow of energy of shore and valley habitats where millipedes are the driving forces.

47)
RYUGU PALACE MOVES
SFX: SMACK SMACK
1: HEEEY! Stop bullying that turtle!
2: Thanks for saving me.
3: As thanks, I'll guide you to Ryuugu Palace.
4: Huh?
5: I'm pretty sure it was around here...

Seabed in Miyazaki Prefecture bay moved 50m, protruding 7m up.

A REFRESHING TASTE
1: I've come to eat a refreshing bowl of ramen!
SFX: RATTLE
2: HMMM?
3: This is our special solar carbon nanotube ramen!
4: MMMM?! These carbone nanotubes...!!
top: refreshing
sfx near his head: rejuvenated
5: I feel so refreshed... and more energetic than usual!
6: Our secret ingredient is the genetically modified M13 virus. How do you like it?
7(small): Have some carbon onion water!
SFX: CRACKLE
8: I see! You enhanced the power generation by making the electron pathways easier to see!

MIT discovered a new virus that increases electric performance.

48)
HYBRID ARTIFICAL NERVE FETCH QUEST
1: Alice began her journey with a dual-layer tube.
2: She found a nerve cell lake, so she sucked up some of it with the inner sponge.
SIGN: iPS Cells -Nerve Lake-
3: Then, she ran into the wounded leg of a mouse.
4: She exchanged the tube for cheese.
5: After this, Alice exchanged many other items,
6: until at last, she acquired a giant mansion.

Hybrid artifical nervous can heal wounds... experiments on mice a success!

I WANT RARE METALS!
SFX: NOOOOOO
1: I want rare metals!
middle: Chinaaaa!
2: Ah well.
4: Kagoshima Baaaay!!
SFX: CLAP CLAP CLAP
SFX: YAAAAY
5: 180 years' worth of rare metals are buried in the bottom of the sea.

Rare metals discovered in Kagoshima bay, equal to 180 years of domestic sales.

49)

THE RNA FRAGMENT MONSTER GRANDMA
1: I hear monsters appear on this road.
2: Scaryyy!
SFX: BWAP
3: Kyaaa!
4: Take this! RNA fragments!
SFX: SQUIRT SQUIRT
5: Wahaha! Who needs viruses now?!
6: They're all-powerful!
SFX: HOP

iPS cells that work just from flicking them on things. No need to use high-risk viruses anymore?

MAGNESIOHöGBOMITE
1: Let's play a word game!
2: OK!
3: Umm... Banana!
4: Aplomb!
5: B...
6: Bear mom..
7: MAGNESIOHöGBOMITE 2N4S!
8: That sounds scary...
9-10: Huh?
11: Don't you know about it?
12: It looks like that..

A new mineral found at the South Pole - MAGNESIOHöGBOMITE 2N4S

50)
I LOCKED UP SOME ANTIMATTER.
1: I have a present for you, Alice.
2: Oooh! Wonder what it is?
3: It's anti-ice cream that I created with antimatter.
SFX: RUSTLE
SFX: RUSTLE
4: Oooh.
5: Huh? There's nothing in here.
6: Yeah, because 1,000 seconds passed.

Success in shutting antimatter up for 1,000 seconds. Could this lead us to learn how the universe was created?

QUEEN
SFX: OOF
1: You can become queen if you make it to the eighth line!
SFX: SPLITCH SPLITCH
2: Huh? Queen?
SFX: SPLITCH SPLITCH
3: I made it! I made it to the eighth one! Make me queen! Make me queen!!
SFX: SPLITCH SPLITCH
4: That shrimp queen is on the news.
5: Oh, the one from back then?

Shrimps have queens as well, discovered in the US.

51)
BRAIN MEMORY
1: What's this?
2: My outer memory chips.
3: Still, I think they only have a little bit of space on them.
4(small): What did I want to save?
5: CLICK
ear chip text: CONNECTOR
6(right): That might come in handy!
7: My class schedule...

Brain memory expansion technology becomes a reality.

THE BEST BRAIN COMPUTER
1: Today we've come to Akihabara to search for the best brain computer!
2: Huh?
3: You're looking in a used shop for the best one?
SFX: HMMM
4: I see!
5: Experiments are necessary for true innovation!

Artificial synapses recreate senses. One more step toward a brain computer.

52)
GOOD WORK, SHUTTLE!
1: Good work!
2: Thanks!
3: The series started in 1981...
4(middle): 1981 - About the time when Mubarak became president of Egypt.
5: And the last chapter was in 2011. 30 years...
6: Including our two chapters that were failures, the Space Shuttle story ran for a total of 135 chapters.
7: I will now be retiring.
8: I can't wait to see what'll come up next in Space Comic Magazine.
9(small): Soyuz, a veteran, is still drawing his series, though.
10(left): Yeah, I can:t wait to see their new long-term Mars series.

The last shuttle liftoff is a success. US President states 'we are in a new age of space development,' and is aiming to land on Mars.

ONE REVOLUTION
1: Sorry to barge in on you like this.
2: We've got company! Go and bring out tea!
3: July 12 will be my one revolution anniversary.
4: The human race found you on... Sept. 23, 1846, was it?
SFX: COLD
5: To me it's just been one year.
6: A lot happened on the Earth in that one year!
7: Well, see you one year later!
8: Bye.
9: Who is that?

Looking back on the history of Neptune, one "revolution" after it was discovered.

53)
SLIME INGREDIENTS
1: Alice the Hero
2: An electric slime appeared!
SFX: JIGGLE
SFX: WHACK WHACK
3: POOF
4: Hey, hold on!
SFX: RUMMAGE
SFX: SHAKE
5: Jelly memory! These sell for a lot!

In the future, computer memory will be jelly.

WORKING MEMORY
1: Alice the Hero
2: A Level 50 brain appeared!
3: Due to the cAMP accumulation in its prefrontal skin, its working memory isn't operating properly!
4: Let's try some Guanfacine.
5: Alice poured Guanfacine all over it!
6: The Level 50 brain cAMP was obstructured! The Level 50 brain felt younger again!
7: Thank you very much. Please take this as a token of my thanks.
8(small): I don't need it anymore...
8: Alice received the Legendary Memo that Stinks of Old People!

Rhesus monkey brain made young again through medicine.

54)
THERE ARE TWO MOONS?
1: According to Alice, there used to be two moons!
small bubble: EARTH
2: Really?
3: Let's ask everyone.
4: What? Two moons? I've never seen another moon.
5: There's only ever been one!
6: The elders say there's only one.
7: So she WAS lying to us!
8: I've seen a second one.
9: What?
10: Really?
11: It's common sense to guys like us.
12: Only for those who lived in 800,000 BC.
13(small): It was a limited-time thing.

There used to be two moons?

T-CELL TRANSFORMATION!
SFX: KEE
SFX: KEE
SFX: KEE
SFX: NOOOO
1: Grrr... the evil CD19 gang!
2: Unforgivable!
3: T-CELL
4: TRANSFORMATION
5: Hyaaaah!

US research shows T-cell transformation that can make end-stage leukemia victims completely recover.

55)
1: BLACK PLANET SPRITE
1: Time to clean!
2: PUFF
SFX: FWAH FWAH
3: Some weird thing just flew out of here!
4: It was darker than ash, like a huge gas planet, but it was pitch black and had glowing red dots on it!
5: Ohhhh! That's just the black planet sprite.
6: It's an extrasolar planet 750 lightyears out in the Draco constellation direction. TrES-2b.

An extrasolar planet that's darker than soot, discovered by an international team.

COLDERRR
top sign: BROWN DWARF
bottom sign: COLDERRR
1: clunk
SFX: ROLL

Cooler than Japan? Y dwarf found at only 25 degrees.

56)
ARTIFICAL CELLS
1: What?!
2: They finally succeeded at increasing artifical cells?!
3: I don't believe it...
4: Those artificial cells must be increasing in some dark, soundless world...
5: Then when they finally split into three, they must turn into something that's neither human nor animal!
6: And then they scream this...
7: I want to be a real paramecium!
8: No they don't.

Success in increasing artificial cells.

SEE-THRU MEDICINE
1: Good evening! I'm the shooting star-in-training, Sparkle!
2: Tonight I'm going to make some wishes come true!
3: Now, let's see here...
4: What's this? "Please make the human race become see-thru?!"
5: OK! Time to use some shooting star power to make your wish come true!
SFX: SPARKLE
SFX: POOF
6: But I'm still in the middle of my training, so it won't be perfect! Forgive me!
7: Apparently they developed a medicine that makes the brain see-thru.
8: Hmm.

A trial medicine that makes the brain transparent, set to be used on real people.

57)

AMBER LATE DELIVERY
1: This manga is so good
2: It's a masterpiece that I hope we can leave for future generations!
3: Hello, I'm from Amber Late Delivery.
4: Leave long-term storage to me!
5: SLICE
SFX: GLOOP
6: Now to bury it.
7(center): Read it in the future!
8: How long does it keep for?

Feathers preserved in amber in Canada thought to be from a dinosaur in the Cretaceous period.

LIGHTSPEED SPEEDING?
1: Private Einstein Academy
2: Iron Law #1
sign: NO ULTRA LIGHTSPEED
3: No one's allowed to run faster than light in the hallways... no matter what!
4: My students are all very well-educated, so no one ever breaks the rules!
5: Oh no!!
6: Neutrino, that troublemaker from Class C, just ran 7.5km at lightspeed!
7(center): What?!
8(left): Seriously?!

Neutrino, faster than light, measured by an international research group.

58)
ARTIFICIAL LEAVES
1: Let's pretend to be tanuki with these artificial leaves!
2: Put the leaf on your head like a tanuki and then pour that water!
SFX: BLUB BLUB BLUB BLUB
3: Then the oxygen and hydrogen gets split!
4: Now just put the water on it, and it'll get all gloopy!

An artificial leaf that can dismantle water with sunlight developed in the US.

PANCREAS AND NOSE
1: Hello, it's me, pancreas!
2: And I'm nose!
3: Lately, I haven't been feeling too good.
4: My insulin hasn't been coming out like it should.
5: Hmm.
SFX: PICK PICK
SFX: BWAPBWAPBWAPBWAP
6: Wh-what are you doing?!
7: Don't you know? If you transplant nose neural stem cells, it makes insulin come out!
8: Really?
9: What a weird combo...

Nasal neural stem cells can cure diabetes. Discovered at an industrial technology lab, no side effects.

59)
TILTED.
1: The old Uranus is here!
2: Let's play dodgeball.
3: Here gooooes!!
SFX: BOUNCE
SFX: BOUNCE
4: You tilted me...
5: Guess it was just your fate!

Mysteries about Uranus' tilted rings solved.

THE ULTIMATE RAMUNE
1: I'm thirsty! I want a drink!!
SFX: RATTLE
2: HMM?
3: Here! The ultimate ramune!
4: It tastes just like the typical ramune...
5: But what's this sparkling flavor? It's hard, and gorgeous... what is it?
6: How did you like the artificial diamond ramune balls?
7(small): Have some orange juice too.
8: What?! They made artificial diamonds into balls?!

The largest artificial diamond ball in the world is 7.5mm, created at Ehime University.

60)
KAIJI - WATER FLEA VERSION
1: Kaiji - Water Flea Version
2: If you win at this genome decoding game, you'll be awarded $10 million dollars.
2: The rules are simple. All you need to do is decide the genomes of 100 people who are over 100 years old...
3: You have 30 days to do it.
4: But each person can only spend $1,000 on this project... you have to figure out how to succeed using only that much
SFX: CLAMOR
5: Wait, if $1,000 is OK, then I can use an iPad?!
6: Inspiration!!
7: TBC
8: Hmmm, what's going to happen?

The search for genes of longevity - A genome decoding convention with a prize of $10 million.

THE EHIMEITE RING
1: Alice the Hero
2: What's this ring?
3: Use an identify scroll!
4: Alice acquired a green ring!
5: Ehimeite?
6: Equip it!
7: The green ring was a Ring of Ehimeite +2!
8: Oranges!
9: Now you won't need oranges on your journey!

A new mineral that looks like a jewel, found in Ehime Prefecture.

61)
THE PHOBOS-GRUNT GAME
1: MARS PROOOBE!!
2: Woah!
SFX: OOPS
SFX: STAGGER
3: Nah nah nah!
4: I can't hear any orders!
5: Wanna head into the atmosphere now?
6: Yeah...
7: What are they pretending to do?

Russia's Mars Probe falls off course.

1: Private Einstein Academy Court
2: Quiet down!
SFX: TOK TOK
3: Now then, the student morals committee member may begin the questioning.
4: It's clear that this neutrino broke the lightspeed rule.
5: After completing 15,000 tests, it was clear that you moved faster than the speed of light, correct?
6: ...Yes.
7: Even in the detailed recreation experiment we did, the results were...
8: OBJECTION!
9: You used a GPS to fix the clock in all the experiments! Something's suspicious here!
10: And if it really was true, then you would be able to foresee neutrino arriving quicker than the light!
11: Which is true?

Neutrinos still faster than light after further experimenting.

62)
THE SEE-THRU WISH #2
1: Good evening! I'm the shooting star-in-training, Sparkle!
2: Tonight I'm going to make some wishes come true!
3: Now, let's see here...
4: What's this? "Please make the human race become see-thru?!"
5: OK! Time to use my shooting star power to make your wish sort of come true (but not really)!
SFX: SPARKLE
SFX: POOF
6: I'm still in training, so forgive me!
7: Seems like they figured out how to make crab shells see-thru.
8: Ooh.

Transparent materials with crab shells.

A THIGHBONE IN GOOD CONDITION
1: I heard you acquired a thighbone in good condition! I'm looking forward to some delicious soup!
SFX: RATTLE
2: WHAT?!
3: Sorry, but we gave the thighbone away.
4: If we extract cell nuclei from the bone marrow and inject it into elephant ovum... it might come back to life... that's what I heard, at least, so I gave it away.
5: What?! You mean that so-called thighbone in good condition was actually...
6: Yeah, it was from a mammoth.
7: You want to eat it too, right? Revived mammoth meat!
8: DEEP AGREEMENT
9: Have some mole meat for now.

A ray of hope toward reviving mammoths... a thighbone found in permafrost.

63)
EARTH-ISH
top sign: Kepler 22b
bottom sign: EARTH-ISH
1: clunk
SFX: ROLL
2: Looks a little big, though...

Earth-shaped planet may have water, 22 degrees, 2.4 times bigger than the earth.

THE HIGGS BOSON?
1: Mass! Come get yer mass!
2: I'm giving it out Could that be the 'god particle'... the Higgs boson?!
3: I thought it was only theoretical...
4: Wow! What a great discovery!
5: Hmph.
6: Hey, wait!
7: You need to account for an error margin of one fraction of a million when finding elementary particles.
8: That's over 99.9999%!
head sign: HIGGS
SFX: HEE HEE HEE HEE...
9: Yeah, now that you mention it...
10: We can't ignore the possibility that he might just be some weirdo.
11(small): Right?

The dark particle?! Possibility of finding the "god particle" rises.

64)
EVEN MORE EARTH-ISH
top sign: Kepler 20f
bottom sign: EARTH-ISH
1: clunk
SFX: ROLL
2(right): It's just the right size. But it may be a little too hot...
3(left): Looks like Venus!
Two Earth-size planets found outside of the solar system, may have atmospheres.

COLOPHON
1: Alice in Scienceland. (2009 - 2011)
2:Author: Shintani Akihiro
3: 1st Edition - Published on 2012.2.5 by Comflex
4: Check the "Science" category of my blog, "Nikki Yarou," for further updates!
5(small): Just google it!

BYE BYE.

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akihiro.shintani

翻訳ありがとうございました。
すごく嬉しいです。

08/12/2014 00:24

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danluffey

こちらこそ面白い漫画を描いてくれて、ありがとうございます!
翻訳は大変だったが頑張りました!!!

08/12/2014 00:27

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