• Kyodo


The Riken research institute said Tuesday that former employee Haruko Obokata did not file an appeal in response to a report by its investigative panel that her debunked STAP cells were likely created instead from embryonic stem cells.

This means that fresh allegations of fabrications regarding her stem cell research, pointed out Dec. 26 by the institute’s panel made up of outside experts, have been finalized.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.