October 19, 2014
Household goods maker Kao Corp. may soon be using algae to produce cleansing agents for its products, specifically shampoo.
October 18, 2014
Archaeologists have discovered the oldest fossilized feces of vertebrate animals in Japan, suggesting the marine ecosystem that collapsed about 252 million years ago had fully...
October 08, 2014
Long after most of the global scientific community had given up, three researchers continued to toil in their laboratories for a discovery that was deemed impossible. Their relentless work initially drew little interest, and...
October 16, 2014
Cosmetics maker Kose Corp. has succeeded in taking the equivalent of about 30 years off the life of skin samples from a 67-year-old man using induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, the company said Oct. 15.
October 13, 2014
TESHIKAGA, Hokkaido--Lake Mashuko had long been a source of pride in this industrialized nation as the clearest and cleanest lake in the world. But the effects of global warming and an alien species have clouded that...