Researchers successfully test vaccine for more effective treatment for Ebola
Japanese and U.S. researchers have successfully tested an Ebola vaccine on a monkey species in what could be a silver-bullet breakthrough in the fight against the deadly disease.
Study: Coal-fired plants to raise Japan’s carbon dioxide emissions by up to 6%
Planned operations of coal-fired power plants will increase Japan’s annual carbon dioxide emissions by 5 to 6 percent around 2030, undoing the nation’s previous efforts to...
Nishinoshima island south of Tokyo on March 4 (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
Monitoring system to track seismic activity around Ogasawara islet
A research team has installed six measuring devices on the seafloor near the volcanic Nishinoshima island south of Tokyo to monitor earthquakes and tsunami around the islet.
Riken closes curtain on STAP cell scandal, but mystery lingers
1st aurora borealis in Japan in a decade observed from Hokkaido...
Botanists link origin of Yoshino cherry blossoms to Ueno Park tree
Space robot Kirobo shakes hands with a Guinness World Records official on March 27 in Tokyo. (Ryuta Koike)
Japan's 'astronaut' robot sets Guinness World Records
A talking, space-traveling Japanese robot has set two Guinness World Records.
Shikibo's new Super Anier M fabric bids 'sayonara' to 'middle-aged ...
TEPCO believes nearly all nuclear fuel melted in Fukushima reactor
PHOTO: Engineers develop robot that mimics actions of bunraku...
The lungs of mice infected with influenza viruses that have been injected with fluorescent protein genes (Provided by Yoshihiro Kawaoka)
Scientists develop technique to track flu virus without killing...
Japanese researchers have found a way to observe the spread of the influenza virus inside living tissue without the need to dissect, a development that may herald more effective treatments for conditions like pneumonia.
Researchers employ interactive robots to help children with...
Team develops method to estimate thyroid radiation dosage soon...
Scientists regenerate damaged nerve cells with hybrid artificial...
Fuel cells installed in the Osaka Central Wholesale Market supply half of the market's electricity needs. (Narumi Ota)
Mega fuel cells provide power to Osaka wholesale market
IBARAKI, Osaka Prefecture--The Osaka Central Wholesale Market now acquires half of its electricity from large megawatt-class fuel cells, the first of their kind in Japan to be put to practical use, according to the prefectural ...
Island seeks to host SDF base and gain World Heritage status
Cryosphere society to pick Japan's top 100 nature views of snow...
Export ban in cards for endangered turtle indigenous to Okinawa

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