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August 29, 2018

Go for the Triple Three!

Prof. Hiroshi Amano of the Nagoya University Institute of Materials and Systems for Sustainability wants to transform the world through electronics. To achieve this goal, the world's largest research laboratory of its kind was recently comp...

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The two may seem completely unrelated at first: applying kaizen, well known in the manufacturing industry, to medical care. In fact, when Takeo Furuya, Project General Manager of the Total Quality Management Promotion Division of Toyota Mot...

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June 29, 2018

Living with Volcanoes

Before my eyes there appeared an astonishing sight that was reminiscent of the Taisho Pond in Japan's popular mountain valley town of Kamikochi. Dead trees jut out of the water, their thin tips pointing toward the blue sky. This is at the f...

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On the southern edge of Nagoya University's Higashiyama Campus, facing the Yamate Green Road, is a building surrounded by trees that doesn't look like part of the university. This is the Nagoya University Gender Research Library, which open...

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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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