Oct 22, 2015

Passive smoking can rot baby teeth, study finds

A group of Kyoto University researchers have found that babies exposed to tobacco smoke have a more than twofold risk of developing tooth decay by the age of 3. The research was conducted by a study group led by professor Koji Kawakami and associate ...

Apr 17, 2015

Kyoto University, Takeda join hands on iPS cell venture

Kyoto University’s iPS cell research institute and Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. said Friday they will launch a 10-year, ¥20 billion joint program to focus on regenerative medicine and drug discovery using iPS cells. Professor Shinya Yamanaka, a Nobel laureate who heads the Center for iPS ...

Riot police raid Kyoto University dormitory

Nov 13, 2014

Riot police raid Kyoto University dormitory

Scores of fully-clad riot police raided a dormitory at one of the nation’s leading universities on Thursday, in an apparently heavy-handed response to a left-wing movement that may involve students. Ranks of helmeted officers carrying shields and wearing protective clothing converged on the dormitory ...