Shinya Yamanaka

Rock star Yoshiki donates to Meals on Wheels, asks why coronavirus cases in Japan are so low

X Japan frontman appears to fight back tears as he talks with a Nobel Laureate about the pandemic.

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Japanese Cabinet to Reward Nobel Prize Winner with New Washing Machine

It’s great that we have the Nobel Prize to give credit to the often unspoken heroes of the scientific community who continuously change our lives for the better. For example, Professors Sir John Gudon and Shinya Yamanaka’s work on stem cell research could potentially save countless lives and improve everyone else’s.

With that in mind, after a recent cabinet meeting Minister Makiko Tanaka unveiled their plan to present Prof. Yamanaka with – cue Price is Right music – a brand new washing machine!

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