Aibo earns place in Japan's history of technologies
The National Museum of Nature and Science in Tokyo added Sony Corp.'s Aibo robotic dog to a list of Japanese technologies that changed people's lives.
Researcher photographs macaque attacking endangered ptarmigan chick
A nightmarish scenario for environmental researchers has been proven, as photographs of a Japanese macaque consuming a ptarmigan chick, a protected species, in the Northern Japan...
Volcanic fumes rise from the summit of Mount Ontakesan. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
Japan plans an eruption in number of volcanologists
Japan might lie on the explosive Pacific Ring of Fire but it boasts a pitiful number of volcanologists, so few that they have been described as an "endangered species."
Morphological defects found in Japanese fir trees around Fukushima ...
Astronaut Yui says ISS mission helping to foster world peace
Quick-witted octopus's genome decoded as scientists search for...
A bioethanol-fueled DeLorean modeled after the time machine in the “Back to the Future” film franchise is seen in Narita, Chiba Prefecture, on Aug. 28. (Keisuke Katori)
Back to the Future: Trash-fueled DeLorean to hit Tokyo on Oct. 21, ...
NARITA, Chiba Prefecture--Somewhere in the far-flung future, “Doc” Brown and Marty McFly may be smiling.
Toyobo develops wearable material that measures heart rate
Smartphone-based audio guide aimed at visually impaired
New transistor bends like rubber, resistant to shock
Scientists reduce malignant tumors in mice through iPS-based method
Japanese researchers have significantly shrunken the size of malignant tumors in mice by introducing immune cells derived from induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, a breakthrough that could lead to more effective cancer...
Flesh-eating bacterium infections near 300 in Japan
Survey: Secondhand smoke puts nonsmoking male at greater risk for...
Gifu University to test anti-cancer dog food
Oriental storks are artificially bred at the “storks park” facility in Yesan county, South Chungcheong province. (Provided by the Korea National University of Education)
Project to restore oriental storks in South Korea takes flight...
TOYOOKA, Hyogo Prefecture--With the assistance of Japanese experts here, researchers in South Korea are set to release pairs of oriental white storks into the wild as part of efforts to revive a species that became extinct...
PHOTO: Going green on the golf course
Seven & i Holdings to set up 3,380 EV chargers at supermarkets,...
Ministry to allow drilling in national parks to gain geothermal...

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