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SOCCER
Jul 16, 2023
Refugee soccer team breaking boundaries with globetrotting tour
Formed just months ago in Utah, Team SheBelongs aims to promote acceptance and change the global conversation surrounding refugees and displaced persons.
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BUSINESS / Tech
Feb 8, 2023
Can you feel that? Japan researchers develop haptic information sharing technology
The “Feel Tech"" technology has vast array of applications, and the developers hope it will help expand the scope of human communication.
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JAPAN / Science & Health
Nov 25, 2022
Keio University researchers seek approval for first uterus transplant in Japan
If approved, the procedure could pave the way for some women without a functional uterus to have a child without turning to surrogacy or adoption.
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JAPAN / Science & Health
Jul 14, 2021
Japanese medical body conditionally approves uterus transplants
Current organ transplant laws in Japan do not permit uterine transplants from deceased donors, so a donor is likely to be a family member of the patient.
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JAPAN / Science & Health
Dec 27, 2020
'DM if interested': Sperm donors in Japan operate in a gray zone
With the system discouraging the use of donated semen, those who desperately want children are often left to look at less conventional routes to conception.
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MORE SPORTS
Mar 7, 2020
Ex-Keio running back Taku Lee puts pilot's dream on hold to pursue NFL ambition
Becoming a pilot is a dream for many boys. Little Taku Lee wasn't the exception — that is, until he discovered another dream.
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Rugby
Dec 1, 2019
Keio boys triumph as Japan's oldest sides play memorial match
A memorial match between two of Japan's oldest rugby clubs was held in Yokohama on Sunday to commemorate the country's longest rivalry.
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BUSINESS / Tech
Aug 26, 2019
Devolution? Keio University team designs wearable robotic tail to help elderly keep their balance
Millions of years after the ancestors of humans evolved to lose their tails, researchers at Keio University have built a robotic one they say could help unsteady elderly people keep their balance.
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JAPAN / Society
Aug 7, 2019
Students take stand against rising number of sexual violence cases at Japan's universities
With a rising number of sexual violence cases on and off campus in recent times, some university students have begun signature-collection campaigns to petition their schools to deliver safer learning environments.
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Special Supplements / G20 Osaka Summit Special
Jun 27, 2019
Developing creative solutions that benefit the international community
Our global society is grappling with a myriad of challenges — from artificial intelligence and its rapid development to the effects of climate change and aging populations — that require bold, innovative solutions. As these issues grow in urgency and complexity, it is up to universities to foster global citizens who can contribute to the international community by utilizing their expertise for the betterment of all.
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Special Supplements / G20 Osaka Summit Special
Jun 27, 2019
Supporting aging populations, agriculture
Keio University is the host of several flagship research initiatives engaged in developing solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing the international community.
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JAPAN / Science & Health
May 30, 2019
App developed by Keio University and startup proves effective in helping smokers quit
Ahead of World No Tobacco Day on Friday, smokers who have been fighting a lonely battle against nicotine addiction were given another option in their quest to kick the habit.
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JAPAN / Science & Health
Feb 27, 2019
World's smallest baby boy, born weighing 268 grams, now healthy and sent home from Tokyo hospital
Keio University in Tokyo said Tuesday that a baby with a birth weight of 268 grams had been released from care at its hospital after growing to a weight of 3,238 grams, becoming the smallest boy in the world to be sent home healthy.
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JAPAN / Science & Health
Nov 14, 2018
Keio researchers plan to treat spinal cord injuries with stem cells
Keio University is poised to conduct the worldu2019s first treatment of patients who have sustained spinal cord injuries using induced pluripotent stem cells, sources said Tuesday.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Nov 9, 2018
Keio University submits research plan with goal of performing Japan's first womb transplants
A Keio University team hopes to carry out Japan's first clinical research into transplanting wombs to women who do not have the organ, according to sources.
JAPAN / Society
Sep 21, 2018
Keio hospital ends fertility treatment due to shortage of sperm donors
Keio University Hospital in Tokyo has stopped taking appointments for a certain type of fertility treatment due to a fall in the number of anonymous sperm donors.
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JAPAN / GENERATIONAL CHANGE
Sep 8, 2018
Japanese woman works to give impoverished Filipinos path to education and jobs
While in college, Takako Yamada was determined to brighten the days of impoverished Filipino children through sports and leisure activities — a right she believed some of them had been deprived of.
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BUSINESS / Companies
May 17, 2018
IBM selects Keio to host first quantum computing hub in Asia
Keio University opened a research hub Thursday that can access IBM Corp.'s cutting-edge quantum computer system through the internet, with the aim of studying the possibilities of harnessing quantum computing.
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JAPAN / Science & Health
May 14, 2018
Japanese team succeeds in impregnating monkey via uterus transplant
A Japanese research team has succeeded in impregnating a monkey that was given the extracted uterus of another primate in a transplant operation last year.
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JAPAN
Sep 17, 2017
Students taking part in annual SKIP exchange program say more Japanese need overseas work experience
To better expose Japan to global perspectives and work culture, a group of students from Keio and Stanford universities participating in an two-week exchange program said more Japanese students need to gain work experience abroad.

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At the Akan International Crane Center, just north of the city of Kushiro proper, visitors can see the majestic red-crowned crane — a symbol of Hokkaido.
Faces of the north: A Hokkaido town grapples with depopulation