Drs. Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano, and Shuji Nakamura
win the Nobel Prize in Physics 2014.

I would like to wholeheartedly congratulate Dr. Isamu Akasaki, Professor at Meijo University, Professor Emeritus at Nagoya University, Dr. Hiroshi Amano, Professor at Nagoya University, and Dr. Shuji Nakamura, Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara for winning the Nobel Prize in Physics 2014...
Dr. Isamu Akasaki
Dr. Akasaki
Dr. Hiroshi Amano
Dr. Amano
Dr. Shuji Nakamura
Dr. Nakamura

JST provided support for Dr. Akasakiís research from 1987 to 1990 and another from 1993 to 2000 in its Contract Development program and Dr. Nakamuraís research from 2001 to 2006 in its ERATO program. JST also supported Dr. Amanoís research from 1993 to 2000 and another from 2007 to 2010 in its Contract Development program, and it has continued to support his most recent research in its Super Cluster program since 2013.

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e-ASIA Joint Research Program (e-ASIA JRP) Japan-Thai-Philippines Joint Research Project in the field of Functional Materials
Development of an autostereoscopic display that can project 3D contents in to mid-air Summary
JST to fund 4 Projects in CONCERT-JAPAN within the framework of the Strategic International Collaborative Research Program (SICORP)
Resetting human conventional pluripotent stem cells to the earliest human stem cells Summary
JST to fund Four New Japan-Germany Research Exchange Projects within "FY2014 Strategic International Research Cooperative Program (SICP)"
International Symposium on Risk Communication -How can we communicate risk and how can we confront risk in society-
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SAKURA Exchange Program in Science selects the second exchange proposals
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Differences in children's brain activations between learning from live and TV Summary
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Novel platform to detect the membrane transport activity at single molecule level- Detection sensitivity is enhanced up to 6 orders of magnitude over conventional approaches - Summary
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