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SCIENCE

Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Jun 16, 2020
Japan team uses stem cells to spawn 1,700 trout from single fish
The researchers hope to apply the technique to bluefin tuna within around five years.
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COMMENTARY / World
May 26, 2020
The pandemic is exposing the limits of science
The financial crisis tarnished the field of economics; will COVID-19 do the same for medicine?
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COMMENTARY / World
Apr 20, 2020
Why science won’t ace its COVID-19 test
In normal times, the decentralization of research works remarkably well. In a crisis, the usual process is inadequate.
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COMMUNITY / Our Lives / 20 QUESTIONS
Mar 28, 2020
Joseph Everett: Learn to make your own healthy decisions
Joseph Everett shares what he's learned as a YouTuber
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COMMENTARY / World
Mar 23, 2020
Coronavirus uncertainty plagues the experts, too
There's a lot that scientists still don't know about COVID-19.
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COMMUNITY / Our Lives / 20 QUESTIONS
Mar 21, 2020
Ken Mogi: Brain science and other thoughts
Ken Mogi talks about the significance of studying the brain and how he likes to use his.
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COMMENTARY / World
Mar 20, 2020
A silent hero of the coronavirus crisis
Were it not for technology, the battle against COVID-19 would be lost by now.
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SUMO
Mar 13, 2020
University sumo product Myogiryu blossoming in 30s
There are currently seven Nippon Sport Science University graduates in professional sumo.
COMMENTARY / World
Mar 7, 2020
Nothing is the end of the world
The physicist's optimism wasn't always politically correct, but it sure made a nice contrast to the doom and gloom.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
Feb 17, 2020
University program boosts number of coach developers
Faculty behind the Nippon Sport Science University Coach Developer Academy (NCDA) program are confident that the "athlete-centered" culture it is fostering has made positive international progress since its 2014 inception.
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JAPAN / Science & Health
Jan 16, 2020
Deep-sea microbe found off Japan sheds light on primordial evolutionary milestone
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COMMENTARY / World
Jan 2, 2020
Photos of black holes will blow our minds again in 2020
The most awe-inspiring scientific discovery of 2019 is just the beginning.
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JAPAN
Dec 4, 2019
In international test, Japan sinks to lowest-ever rank for students' reading skills
In a triennial international survey on academic ability, Japanese students ranked at their lowest level ever for reading skills while remaining in the top band for science and mathematics, the OECD said Tuesday.
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 6, 2019
Climate change finally concerns Americans
U.S. public opinion is slowly catching up to the scientific consensus.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Sep 24, 2019
Art at a science museum: When worlds collide
The premise of 'Illuminating Landscapes: The Integration of Art and Science,' as designer Taku Satoh puts it, is to explore 'art and science together, not separated, as is too common in today's world.'
WORLD / Society
Sep 6, 2019
Women hold 1 in 5 top science and tech jobs, study finds
Women hold 1 in 5 top jobs in science, technology, maths and engineering globally, which slows down innovation, a study of research institutions said on Thursday.
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COMMENTARY / World
Jul 20, 2019
Apollo 11's achievement still dazzles
Apollo 11 was a final flaring of American postwar confidence and pride.
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WORLD
Jun 3, 2019
Thousands of Hungarians protest government plan to overhaul top academic body
Hungarians took to the streets of central Budapest on Sunday to protest plans to overhaul the country's leading scientific research body, which they see as part of a wider government attempt to curb academic freedom.
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COMMUNITY / Our Lives / WHY DID YOU LEAVE JAPAN?
Jun 1, 2019
Fumiaki Imamura: The international road to scientific success
For nutritional epidemiologist Fumiaki Imamura, an overseas education is key to global impact.
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COMMENTARY / World
Jun 1, 2019
A glimpse of starlight and hope for science
A century ago, English astronomers used a solar eclipse to confirm Einstein's theory of relativity — a revolutionary idea from a German.

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Traditional folk rituals like Mizudome-no-mai (dance to stop the rain) provide a sense of agency to a population that feels largely powerless in the face of the climate crisis.
As climate extremes intensify, Japan embraces ancient weather rituals