Nobel laureate Shinya Yamanaka tells the Japan Times that researchers should be patient- or application-focused, rather than paper-focused.

Yamanaka, the director of the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application at Kyoto University, says that he was moved to go into research because, as a surgeon, there were many patients he was unable to help, including his father.

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