Feb 6, 2016

Science and technology plan

Hopefully the government's new five-year plan for science and technology plan will reverse a disturbing decrease in the quality and quantity of Japanese research.

Dec 17, 2015

Environment, not 'bad luck', mainly to blame for cancer: study

Environmental factors such as sunshine and tobacco smoke cause more cancers than random DNA mutations, researchers have affirmed — contesting another team’s conclusions that “bad luck” was mainly to blame. The study, published in the journal Nature on Wednesday, was conducted to challenge a ...

Why is Einstein famous?

Dec 1, 2015

Why is Einstein famous?

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Albert Einstein's solitary brilliance, personal integrity and public activism combined with his lifelong gift for witty aphorism when dealing with the press and public gave him a unique and enduring fame.