The Asian Scientist 100
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Endo won the Prince Mahidol Prize 2014 in the medicine category for discovering the first statin (compactin), a major milestone in the prevention and treatment of coronary heart disease.
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Celebrating Excellence in Asia With The Asian Scientist 100
These rising stars and veterans hail from diverse sectors in industry and academia, but they all share in one common mission—to make tomorrow a better place for you and me.
12 Scientists From Japan To Watch
By no means an exhaustive list, these 12 scientists have made significant contributions to Japan's science and technology landscape.
B Cells Found To Contribute To Sepsis
B cells, better known for producing antibodies, have now been found to also play an important role in the inflammatory response against bacterial toxins during sepsis.
Stay Eternally Optimistic, Says Nobel Laureate Ei-ichi Negishi at [email protected] 2016
Believe it or not, before Ei-ichi Negishi became a Nobel Prize-winning organic chemist, he was a farmer.
Shuji Nakamura Named 2015 Global Energy Prize Laureate
Professor Shuji Nakamura has been selected as the 2015 Global Energy Laureate for his work on LED technology.
GYSS 2014: Making Diseases Personal
Nobel Laureate Aaron Ciechanover speaks to budding researchers at the Global Young Scientists Summit 2014 on the revolution of personalized medicine.