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Japan is advancing research to apply induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) to treat heart diseases. After the world’s first-of-its-kind iPSC-based heart cell transplant in…

The growth of rice stems is controlled by two genes that work like gas and brake pedals, researchers here have discovered, a finding that could lead to the birth of a new flood-…
A health ministry panel on Thursday approved a Keio University clinical research project to transplant heart muscle cells made from induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells into heart…
From March, genetic mutations of the original COVID-19 virus may have spread undetected, and from late June may have spread nationwide, a new analysis of domestic infections…
Japanese researchers said on Wednesday that low concentrations of ozone can neutralize coronavirus particles, potentially providing a way for hospitals to disinfect examination…
Kids who have dogs as pets are happier than those who don't and those who have cats, according to analysis of results of surveys of children in 2,600 Tokyo households when they…
A team of researchers at Kyoto University successfully produced kidney tissues from stem cells that can function within a living organism, a first in the medical world.

Masks made of nonwoven fabric performed best in a Japanese supercomputer model of their ability to block virus-carrying respiratory droplets, but other types of masks also…

A research team has discovered that a certain gene mutation raises the risk of pancreatic cancer, paving the way for the development of possible measures to prevent the disease.

Japan's Fujifilm Holdings said Monday that it has won an order to produce a key component of American biotechnology company Novavax's coronavirus vaccine candidate at…