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July 31, 2019


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A 3D printer creates three-dimensional objects from digital data. They're called printers because they layer printed surfaces to create three dimensions. Printing using metal as a kind of ink makes it possible to create metal parts in compl...

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The asteroid explorer Hayabusa2 of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will attempt to make a second touch-down on the asteroid Ryugu as early as the end of June. Ryugu is a small object about one kilometer in diameter, currently...

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We live our day-to-day lives benefiting from various technologies. And yet we rarely stop to think about how such technologies came about, or what kind of imagination and effort went into their conception. Occasionally an award such as the ...

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It goes without saying that research and education at universities would not be possible without the support of many people working in different roles. Some of these activities are common across all disciplines, while others are unique to a...

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Atsuko TSUJI

Earned B.A. in Arts, College of Arts and Sciences, the University of Tokyo in 1976. Joined The Asahi Shimbun Company in 1979 as a journalist and wrote many articles in science and technology area for newspaper and magazines...[read more] published by the company including editorial pieces. Knight Science Journalism Fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1989 and Reuters Fellow at University of Oxford in 2014. Designated Professor of Nagoya University's Institute of International Education and Exchange since October 2016. [close]

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