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?


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.