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70 percent of Japanese parents with infants want more kids: survey

National Jun 20, 2018

70 percent of Japanese parents with infants want more kids: survey

The proportion of parents with infants who want to have more children stands at around 70 percent, a private survey found Wednesday. The joint survey was conducted by the University of Tokyo and education service provider Benesse Holdings Inc. between September and October 2017. It covered ...

University of Tokyo offers halal chocolates ahead of Valentine's Day

National Feb 13, 2018

University of Tokyo offers halal chocolates ahead of Valentine's Day

The University of Tokyo is selling halal chocolates online for Valentine's Day to raise public awareness of foods that are prepared according to Muslim standards. Hanan Chocolates have been produced by a Tokyo maker using soy emulsifier and no animal-origin ingredients. The products — milk ...

Tokyo chemist's breakthrough could lead to self-healing glass

Business Dec 28, 2017

Tokyo chemist's breakthrough could lead to self-healing glass

A Japanese researcher has developed — by accident— a new type of glass that can be repaired simply by pressing it back together after it cracks. The discovery opens the way for super-durable glass that could triple the life span of construction materials and products ...