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. Akasaki’s research from 1987 to 1990 and another from 1993 to 2000 in its Contract Development program and Dr. Nakamura’s research from 2001 to 2006 in its ERATO program. JST also supported Dr. Amano’s 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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12/18/2014
Realization of crystal silicon with worldfs smallest thermal conductivity -Novel thermoelectric material for reuse of waste heat- Summary
12/18/2014
Immune cells for suppressing the deterioration of multiple sclerosis identified External Link
12/17/2014
Highly effective and low cost nanoporous graphene electrode for hydrogen evolution reaction Summary
12/17/2014
Elucidation of the mechanism of neuronal degeneration in multiple sclerosis. - The hope in the development of novel therapeutics for nervous diseases - Summary
12/15/2014
Gene therapy of model mice for spinocerebellar ataxia was successful.- Expectation for therapeutic development of neurodegenerative diseases - Summary
12/10/2014
Identification of host proteins important for influenza virus replication for antiviral drug development Summary
12/08/2014
Synthesis of a New Lean Rare Earth Permanent Magnetic Compound Superior to Nd2Fe14B External Link
12/02/2014
State-of-the-art integrated imaging system enables mapping neurons responsible for memory in C. elegans Summary
11/27/2014
Out of danger: a neural basis for avoiding threats External Link
11/21/2014
JST and University of Tokyo proposed a “pay as you save” scheme for drastic deployment of energy efficiency measures within the household sector ~Policy Design for Energy Efficiency Improvement within Daily Life~ Summary
11/19/2014
First Observation of Electronic Structure in Ag-Rh Alloy Nanoparticles Having Hydrogen Absorbing/Storage Property External Link
11/19/2014
Novel micro-device to form asymmetric bio-membranes in a high-throughput manner - Toward medical and pharmacological applications - Summary
11/19/2014
Images of a nearly invisible mouse External Link
11/19/2014
Rectifying property dictates aggregating response in cellular slime mold External Link
10/30/2014
JST to fund 1 project on “Sustainable Water Use” for the Japanese-Canadian Research Cooperative Program, within the framework of the Strategic International Collaborative Research Program (SICORP)
10/27/2014
Immobilization of Gas-Phase-Synthesized Silicon Cage Nanocluster onto Conductive Surface Summary
10/15/2014
e-ASIA Joint Research Program (e-ASIA JRP) Japan-Thai-Philippines Joint Research Project in the field of Functional Materials
10/07/2014
Development of an autostereoscopic display that can project 3D contents in to mid-air Summary
10/06/2014
JST to fund 4 Projects in CONCERT-JAPAN within the framework of the Strategic International Collaborative Research Program (SICORP)
10/01/2014
Resetting human conventional pluripotent stem cells to the earliest human stem cells Summary
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