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A supplied image of a leopard shown to research subjects and the image reconstructed by generative artificial intelligence using brain activity.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Dec 16, 2023
Japan scientists create world's first mental images with AI tech
The technology, dubbed "brain decoding," enables the visualization of perceptual contents based on brain activity.
Medics tend to COVID-19 patients at the intensive care unit of a hospital in Sofia, Bulgaria, in 2022.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Oct 7, 2023
Japan-led team identifies how severe COVID-19 cases develop
The research results are expected to facilitate the development of drugs to prevent serious COVID-19 complications.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Mar 25, 2023
Japan team creates offspring using eggs from male mice cells
The research by the team, led by Osaka University professor Katsuhiko Hayashi, was the first time in the world that eggs were produced from cells taken from male mammals.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Oct 22, 2022
Researchers create robot resembling digital minister Taro Kono
The 175-centimeter-tall robot has 52 movable parts, including those in its face, arms and lower back, and is part of research into remote work activities.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 29, 2022
Four Japanese universities set to apply for ¥10 trillion government fund
Nagoya University and Osaka University are among the schools that intend to apply for the funds, established as part of efforts to promote science and technology in Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Apr 4, 2022
Japan team proves iPS-based cornea transplants are safe in first clinical trial
Three of the patients in the clinical trial experienced improved eyesight, with one improving from 0.15 to 0.7, the Osaka University team said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Oct 8, 2021
Japanese scientists work up an appetite for lab-grown wagyu beef
Environmental and ethical concerns around the meat industry have driven interest in vegetable alternatives and the potential for lab-grown products.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Regional Voices: Hokkaido
Jul 19, 2021
Osaka University ties up with town to turn manure into methanol using LEDs
The town is planning to build a dedicated experimental plant, and expects it to be a new source of income for local dairy farmers.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 29, 2021
University of Tokyo among world's top 10 for natural science research
In the list of 500 global institutions, topped by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, five other Japanese universities and a scientific research institute ranked among the top 100.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Jun 30, 2020
AnGes begins Japan's first COVID-19 vaccine clinical test on humans
The test at Osaka City University Hospital will run through July 31 next year, Anges said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 30, 2020
Two Osaka universities evacuated after bomb threat over merged school name
Two universities in Osaka Prefecture evacuated their campuses on Monday after a bomb threat was made out of apparent anger over the English name of their planned merged school, the operator of the schools said.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health / FOCUS
Jun 3, 2020
Japan pushes homegrown coronavirus vaccines to secure supply
The government is concerned that foreign vaccines may be not widely available in the nation.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Jan 28, 2020
Osaka University transplants iPS cell-based heart cells in world's first clinical trial
An Osaka University team said it has carried out the world's first transplant of cardiac muscle cells created from iPS cells in a physician-initiated clinical trial.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Nov 30, 2019
Osaka University develops stem cell spray to treat heart failure
Osaka University said Friday it has developed a new treatment for heart failure that involves spraying stem cells directly onto the critical organ.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Oct 24, 2019
University team to seek approval for iPS-based heart treatment trial
A university research team will seek government approval by the end of October to carry out a clinical trial using iPS cells to treat a serious heart condition, Osaka University officials said Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 10, 2019
Surprise and gratitude in Japan's after Akira Yoshino wins Nobel Prize
Akira Yoshino's winning of the Nobel Prize in chemistry has been greeted with surprise and gratitude in Japan.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Sep 25, 2019
In new finding, Japanese team finds male mice sent to space retain reproductive ability
A Japanese research team has found that male mice sent to outer space for more than a month retained their reproductive capabilities and sired healthy offspring, according to findings published Tuesday by Scientific Reports, a British online journal.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Aug 29, 2019
Osaka University team conducts world's first iPS transplant for corneal disease
The team transplanted extremely thin sheet-like corneal tissues produced from another individual's induced pluripotent stem cells that had been stored at Kyoto University.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Mar 6, 2019
Japan's health ministry approves world's first trials for using iPS cells to treat corneal disease
The study, to be conducted by a team of researchers from Osaka University, will be the sixth time the government has authorized clinical studies using iPS cells.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Feb 20, 2019
Japanese researchers extend life span of flies, offering hope for slowing aging in humans
Japanese researchers pin down a way to activate autophagy, a key metabolic function in cells, leading to a slower aging process and longer life span in a nonhuman study.

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Historically, kabuki was considered the entertainment of the merchant and peasant classes, a far cry from how it is regarded today.
For Japan's oldest kabuki theater, the show must go on