Rochelle Kirkham

For Rochelle Kirkham's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Taste test: Does the future of meat lie in a lab?

Food & Drink Sep 16, 2017

Taste test: Does the future of meat lie in a lab?

Biochemist Yuki Hanyu's vision for the future includes a supermarket that has plenty of meat, none of which has come from a farm. Instead, it has all been grown in a laboratory. Hanyu is the founder of Tokyo-based startup Shojinmeat Project, a team of volunteers ...

'The May Sun': Cycle of life flowers in photo exhibition

Art Aug 3, 2017

'The May Sun': Cycle of life flowers in photo exhibition

The natural beauty of flowers has inspired artists for centuries, but for American nature photographer Terri Weifenbach, flowers have given rise to reflection on the cycle of life. In the spring of 2015, a garden near the slopes of Mount Fuji at Izu Photo Museum ...