Scientific community. Will homebody researchers turn Japan into a scientific backwater?

C R E D IT S ( L E F T T O R IG H T ): D . N O R M IL E / C IE N C E ; J A P A N M IN IS T R Y O F E D U C A T IO N CHIBA, JAPAN—When Rei Sakuma was completing his Ph.D. at the University of Tokyo in the mid-2000s, the theoretical physicist considered applying for overseas fellowships. His adviser talked him out of it. In Japan’s shrinking academic job… CONTINUE READING