Nature Index – May 10, 2017
The government is urging universities to undertake major reforms to help make Japan's economy more innovation-driven. But experts say formidable changes are also needed outside of higher education.
The Japan Times – Feb. 20, 2016
Policymakers hope that building on Japan’s track record in robotics will help cope with a demographic crisis and fix the country's ailing economy. It’s a tantalizing promise, but academics in a range of fields say it's littered with moral pitfalls.
Eurobiz Japan / Japan Today – Jan. 19, 2016
It sounds like science fiction. A business inspired by a manga comic that aims to help save the planet by turning a micro-organism into everything from superfood to jet fuel. Sitting in Euglena’s futuristic Tokyo headquarters, the prospect doesn’t seem quite so far-fetched.