96-year-old Japanese man recognized as world's oldest graduate

Jun 3, 2016

96-year-old Japanese man recognized as world's oldest graduate

A 96-year-old man in western Japan expressed his joy on Friday at being recognized as the world’s oldest university graduate. “I am genuinely happy. Learning is always fun at any age,” said Shigemi Hirata, who met reporters at his home in Takamatsu, displaying his ...

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 ...