Researchers bring extinct vibrant yellow morning glory back into bloom
OKAZAKI, Aichi Prefecture--A long-lost yellow morning glory believed to be extinct has been brought back to life, thanks to the creative work of a national research team.
Popular mosquito catcher uses human odor as bait
A novel mosquito trap that lures its prey using human scent and other smells favored by the critter is creating a buzz as Japan frets about the spread of dengue fever.
The nearly complete body of Hayabusa 2 equipped with an impactor designed to collect samples below the surface of an asteroid. It is shown at the Tanegashima Space Center in Minami-Tane, Kagoshima Prefecture, on Oct. 27. (Masanobu Higashiyama)
JAXA shows off second-generation asteroid explorer
MINAMITANE, Kagoshima Prefecture--Japan's space agency showed off a space probe to be launched next month that it hopes will answer questions about how life seeded Earth.
Drawing experiment backs argument that chimps have no imagination
Researcher says he's closer to having conversation with beluga...
PHOTO: Satellite snaps images of gold-ring annular eclipse
A newly developed device determines the safety of liquids stored in bottles in seconds. (Hisatoshi Kabata)
Research team develops liquid bomb detector that works in seconds
Japanese researchers have developed a counterterrorism device that can quickly determine if the liquid inside a bottle or can is explosive or flammable, which could greatly speed up baggage inspections at airports.
Hitachi high-density data storage chip set to take ride on rocket
Kao in a lather over algae-based shampoo
Cosmetics maker Kose uses iPS technology to take 30 years off...
Shigenobu Nakamura, left, and two other co-leaders of the Japan dementia working group, during a news conference in Tokyo on Oct. 23 (Tatsuya Shimada)
Dementia patients establish 1st advocacy group in Japan
Eleven people being treated for dementia have set up the country’s first advocacy group to raise awareness of the disease that mainly strikes the elderly.
In breakthrough, scientists discover molecule that causes...
iPS researchers improve survival rate of transplanted cardiac cells
New robot gives surgeons a helping hand
Rental bicycles at JR Omiya Station in Saitama. Bicycles are transported by truck to adjust the number at each outlet. (Teru Okumura)
Getting around on two wheels: Good for the environment, good for...
SAITAMA--Pedal power is winning cohorts as "community cycle" programs spread across Japan, leaving no carbon footprint.
Ministry stepping in as concerns mount over animals feeding on sea ...
Global warming, alien fish staining Japan's clearest lake
Tokyo in the spotlight as citizen groups start generating solar...

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