Neutral Theory of molecular evolution by Motoo Kimura

In 1968, Motoo Kimura (木村 資生) from the National Institute of Genetics announced the Neutral Theory of molecular evolution. Because it was in conflict with Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection, Kimura received much criticism at that time and caused a global dispute. Read More »

AKIRA Shizuo, the most cited researcher

March 7, 2007- Thomson Scientific, leading provider of academic information, announced that AKIRA Shizuo (審良 静男) of Osaka University (Immunology) has been recognized as the 2005-2006 “Hottest Researcher” for the second consecutive year. Read More »