Sharp to market see-through LCDs in 2017
OSAKA--Sharp Corp. plans to mass-produce highly transparent liquid crystal displays that can show color images, the struggling Osaka-based electronics company said.
‘Mokkan’ tablet describes 8th century crown prince in Nara
NARA--A “mokkan” wooden tablet unearthed here was marked “kotaishi” (crown prince), an apparent reference to Emperor Shomu (701-756) before he ascended to the throne and...
Fossilized fragments of a new type of dinosaur egg have been found in Tanba, Hyogo Prefecture. The egg is characterized by a unique branch-like pattern on the surface. The scale is graduated in millimeters. (Takeshi Ito)
New type of tiny dinosaur egg unearthed in Hyogo
SANDA, Hyogo Prefecture--Fossilized fragments of very small dinosaur eggs dating back about 110 million years have been discovered.
Wartime documents shed light on Japan’s secret A-bomb program
JAXA astronaut remains confident ahead of rescheduled July launch...
Tokyo aquarium resumes display of schooling tuna despite unsolved...
Cloth printed with a special ink developed at the University of Tokyo can conduct electricity even when the fabric is stretched. (Keisuke Yamazaki)
Scientists create stretchable, printable, wearable conductor for...
Researchers have developed an electrically conductive ink that can be used in clothing to provide a more comfortable way to measure biological data.
JAXA cargo vehicle unveiled ahead of August mission to space...
Shape-changing robot built to photo melted fuel at Fukushima...
Toyota, Nissan, Honda back hydrogen stations for fuel-cell vehicles
Medical records that were discovered at the Saga Prefecture Medical Center Koseikan in Saga (Provided by a study group on medical history in Saga Prefecture)
1945 medical records detail Saga hospital's struggle to treat...
SAGA--Doctors made frantic but often futile efforts to ease the painful symptoms among people who returned to Saga Prefecture soon after being exposed to radiation in the 1945 atomic bombings, medical records show.
Kyoto scientists find key molecule in fight against colorectal...
World's 1st study planned on cardiac hormone that could inhibit...
Health ministry removing raw pork, liver from restaurant menus
Seita Fujiwara, the head of Fujiwara Yohojo, rids a beehive of drone pupa infested with the parasitic Varroa destructor mite in Morioka. (Ryoma Komiyama)
Iwate beekeeper creates possible solution for colony collapse...
MORIOKA--A small company here developed a method that gives honeybee drones a purpose other than just mating--and could resolve the disappearing-bee mystery that threatens crop production around the globe.
China to cap rising emissions by 2030 in boost to Paris U.N. deal
World’s most powerful floating wind turbine unveiled in Fukushima
Endangered turtle set free 3 years ago sighted far from 'home'

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