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Obokata mentor, co-author: STAP cells just a ‘hypothesis’

japantimes - 4 hours 46 min ago
Though evidence points to the existence of STAP cells, they are still only a hypothesis worthy of study, a co-author of the papers on the ...
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Abe circles 1959 top court ruling to justify collective defense

japantimes - 4 hours 46 min ago
A decades-old Supreme Court ruling, interpreted as allowing Japan to defend allies as part of self-defense, may be used to justify Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ...
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Shibuya Station to be rebuilt

japantimes - 4 hours 46 min ago
East Japan Railway Co. says it will start laying the groundwork for wholesale renovations of Shibuya Station in Tokyo that will take more than a ...
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Mt. Gox seeks liquidation in Tokyo

japantimes - 4 hours 46 min ago
The Mt. Gox bitcoin exchange in Tokyo is headed for liquidation after a court rejected its bankruptcy protection application.
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Four dead, 291 missing in South Korea ferry sinking

japantimes - 4 hours 46 min ago
South Korean rescuers, including elite navy SEAL divers, worked frantically under floodlights Wednesday to find nearly 300 people missing after a ferry sank with 459 ...
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Uniqlo aims to up sales with opening in Australia

japantimes - 4 hours 46 min ago
Casual clothing chain Uniqlo opened its first store in Australia on Wednesday, with some 300 shoppers lining up early in an indication of high interest. ...
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Nissan chief sees ‘bright spots’ for sales, higher demand from Europe

japantimes - 4 hours 46 min ago
Global carmakers will face rising demand this year as sales in China and the U.S. expand and Europe starts to grow again, Nissan Motor Co. ...
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Critics hit nuke power justification

japantimes - 4 hours 46 min ago
The new Basic Energy Plan endorsed last week that underscores the need to continue to use nuclear power, marking an important milestone in energy policy ...
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German firm gives nation gas lifeline

japantimes - 4 hours 46 min ago
German utility company RWE said Tuesday it has started sending natural gas to Ukraine — a move that could support the country if Russia acts ...
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Diet ranks call for whaling to continue, feast to defy ICJ ruling

japantimes - 4 hours 46 min ago
The Lower House committee on agriculture and fisheries unanimously approved a resolution Wednesday to demand that the government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe continue to ...
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Community bonds, not seawalls, key to minimizing deaths: 3/11 study

japantimes - 4 hours 46 min ago
Three years after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that devastated the Tohoku region, a study of the disaster by professors at the University of ...
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‘Japanese Only’ sign sparks bigotry debate

japantimes - 4 hours 46 min ago
For nearly two decades, Shunji Usui has been a fixture at Urawa Red Diamonds matches at Saitama Stadium in the suburbs of Tokyo, a face ...
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Cerezo falls against Pohang in ACL

japantimes - 4 hours 46 min ago
Cerezo Osaka’s hopes of progressing to the knockout phase of the Asian Champions suffered a blow after they were beaten 2-0 at home to 2009 ...
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Fighters rookie Uwasawa holds off Buffaloes

japantimes - 4 hours 46 min ago
Rookie right-hander Naoyuki Uwasawa allowed three runs in seven innings to improve to 3-0 in three starts as the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters beat the ...
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Kyoto’s success no surprise under coach Hamaguchi

japantimes - 4 hours 46 min ago
Piece by piece, Kyoto Hannaryz coach Honoo Hamaguchi has cobbled together an impressive resume. He is the bj-league’s only bench boss to be in charge ...
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Urawa narrowly survives scare from Tokushima in Nabisco Cup

japantimes - 4 hours 46 min ago
Urawa Reds barely avoided what would’ve been the embarrassment of the season as Mihailo Petrovic’s men came back in the nick of time to defeat ...
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Blue Jays fly past Twins late

japantimes - 4 hours 46 min ago
Munenori Kawasaki made an impact in his first game back with the Toronto Blue Jays, who came from two runs down to clobber the Minnesota ...
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Clippers beat Nuggets to set franchise mark with 57th win

japantimes - 4 hours 46 min ago
Blake Griffin won’t be playing in Portland, regardless of whether his 16th technical of the season is rescinded. Griffin will stay home to rest, along ...
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Ducks ready for playoffs

japantimes - 4 hours 46 min ago
From the moment Stephane Robidas was traded from the Dallas Stars to the Anaheim Ducks last month, he realized he might end up facing his ...
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Djokovic advances in Monte Carlo

japantimes - 4 hours 46 min ago
Novak Djokovic began the defense of his Monte Carlo Masters title in flamboyant style Tuesday, taking only 45 minutes to beat Albert Montanes 6-1, 6-0 ...
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