Takumi Kawaguchi

For Takumi Kawaguchi's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Drive on to find new radiation treatments

Aug 9, 2013

Drive on to find new radiation treatments

With almost 2½ years having passed since the Fukushima No. 1 plant imploded, medical schools are seeking to improve the treatment of people exposed to the radiation spewed by the wrecked reactors. Makiko Orita, a 26-year-old Nagasaki University graduate student, is in the vanguard ...

Nagasaki's A-bomb 'relics' few, preserved

Aug 7, 2013

Nagasaki's A-bomb 'relics' few, preserved

There is a section of Shiroyama Elementary School, run by the city of Nagasaki, that does not match the rest of the modern building. This section has been preserved to remind visitors of the devastating damage inflicted by the atomic bombing on Aug. 9, ...