Jul 13, 2016

Partnership to tackle vexing problem of treating hair loss

In bright news for the world’s balding men and women, Kyocera Corp., the startup firm Organ Technologies Inc. and the government-affiliated scientific research institute Riken are joining hands to find a treatment for alopecia, or hair loss. Under the partnership, the three will work ...

Oct 30, 2015

Waseda to strip biologist Obokata of doctorate

Waseda University in Tokyo is set to revoke the doctoral degree of Haruko Obokata, the biologist who rocked the scientific community by fabricating data during highly touted research on stem cells, sources familiar with the matter said Friday. The former Riken researcher was last ...