• Kyodo


The Higashihiroshima Summary Court has ordered a 56-year-old professor of Hiroshima University to pay ¥300,000 in fines for abusing a student, it was learned Thursday.

Biologist Takeshi Naganuma, who had been indicted for injuring a male student, has appeared in many TV programs and is known as the “Indiana Jones of the scientific world” because of his research on microbes living in polar and remote regions.

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