iPS researcher: Epoch-making clinical test clears only first step
KOBE--Masayo Takahashi, a researcher who led the world’s first surgery of implanting induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells into a human body, said many more years are needed to...
Researchers develop app that can tell what babies want when they bawl
TAIPEI--Researchers in Taiwan have developed a smartphone app that can analyze crying patterns of newborn babies and determine what the infants want from their parents.
An artist's rendition of the explosion of a first-generation star born immediately after the Big Bang (Provided by the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan)
Scientists: 1st stars in universe likely 100 times heavier than sun
Astronomers have discovered that extremely large stars, more than 100 times heavier than our solar system's sun, may have been among those born immediately after the creation of the universe, a finding that could overturn the...
Researchers breed mice from sperm stored in space, paving way for...
Telescope tunnel built in quest to prove Einstein's space-time...
Scientists withdraw report on simpler stem cells
Roads and railways raised by one millimeter feature on a three-dimensional map created by the Geospatial Information Authority of Japan with a 3-D printer. (Susumu Yoshida)
Maps created with 3-D printers to help visually impaired
TSUKUBA, Ibaraki Prefecture--The nation's central mapping body has developed a software program to create inexpensive three-dimensional road maps for the visually impaired with 3-D printers.
Atomic Energy Agency finds more effective way to measure radiation ...
Impact Journalism Day: Futuristic cyborg-type suit in use in...
Tokaido Shinkansen Line to raise maximum speed in spring
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Researchers: iPS cell study shows cholesterol drug could cure bone ...
KYOTO--Researchers said a combination of patient-derived induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells and drugs designed to lower cholesterol could lead to an effective treatment for a rare but intractable bone disorder.
Researchers perform world's 1st iPS cell implant surgery on human
Kyoto University professor wins U.S. Lasker Award
Scientists aiming for method that will detect 13 types of cancer...
Farmers harvest Japanese eels from an aquaculture pond in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka Prefecture. (Yosuke Watanabe)
Japan, China, Taiwan, S. Korea agree to cut eel procurement by 20%
Japan, China, Taiwan and South Korea have agreed to set limits on the amount of glass eels that can be procured by eel farmers to prevent overfishing of the fry eels, which are used in eel farming.
Cute sea anemones that glow in yellow decreasing sharply off...
Decline in forestry industry blamed for falling survival rates of...
Tensions running high as annual dolphin hunt starts in Taiji

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