Fossil find turns out to be new member of world's oldest soft-shell turtle family
KATSUYAMA, Fukui Prefecture--Seven fossilized shell fragments unearthed in Fukuoka Prefecture more than 20 years ago belong to the world's oldest genus of soft-shell turtle,...
Sony spinoff applies Aibo intelligence to home electricity-measurement system
Former technicians of Sony Corp. have used the artificial intelligence of the company’s famed robotic dog Aibo to develop a home-use system that measures power consumption for...
A digital clock at the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology shows the leap second added after the last second of 8:59 on July 1, 2012. (Provided by the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology)
Need more time? 'Leap second' to be added to July 1 this year
July 1 will last one second longer than other days this year after a public research institute announced it would add a "leap second" to the day to keep standard time in sync with the Earth's rotational time.
Japan-Russia project revives endangered geese migrating to Miyagi
Bright bulb Amano to help develop next-generation semiconductors...
Oldest full avian fossil goes on show at Fukui dinosaur museum
The Asahi Shimbun
TEPCO to rely on cosmic beams to glimpse melted fuel inside...
Tokyo Electric Power Co. will use cosmic rays at the crippled reactors at its Fukushima plant to identify sites with melted fuel.
Codes provide info in 9 languages at Kansai International Airport
Hazard map shows smartphone users disaster risk at a click
Teijin, Kansai University develop fabric that copies movements of...
The Asahi Shimbun
10 deaths reported following use of newly marketed diabetes drugs
Ten people suffering from diabetes mellitus died after taking a new class of medications that have been on the market since last April, according to an Asahi Shimbun analysis.
Kids with parents who light up much more likely to be hospitalized ...
Scientists to Japanese men: Eat your veggies, reduce stomach...
Survey: Many doctors deviate from standard treatments for allergy...
Mark Brazil visits Nopporo Shinrink Koen park in Ebetsu, Hokkaido. (Masashi Rokubuichi)
A man for all seasons, Briton informs world about Hokkaido's birds
EBETSU, Hokkaido--A British man who became mesmerized by Hokkaido’s nature has become an authority figure on birds from Japan’s northernmost main island.
Japan, China hold 1st energy, environment talks in two years
Health ministry OKs plan to ease regulations on suspected...
City in Okayama on track to become self-sufficient with biomass...

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