Scientists: 1st stars in universe likely 100 times heavier than sun
Astronomers have discovered that extremely large stars, more than 100 times heavier than our solar system's sun, may have been among those born immediately after the creation of the ...
Defense Ministry reveals prototype of first Japanese stealth fighter
The Defense Ministry released images of a homegrown experimental combat plane designed to be Japan's first stealth fighter.
The International Space Station (Provided by NASA)
Researchers breed mice from sperm stored in space, paving way for...
Japanese scientists said they have produced the world’s first baby mice from sperm stored in outer space, a breakthrough that increases the chances of raising animals in space.
Telescope tunnel built in quest to prove Einstein's space-time...
Scientists withdraw report on simpler stem cells
Daichi-2 satellite captures detailed images of mudslide damage on...
The Achillies robot is capable of running at 4.2 kph, the speed of an average human jogger. (Takeshi Tokitsu)
Tokyo University team engineers a robot that can go for a jog
Scientists at the University of Tokyo announced Sept. 1 that they have developed a bipedal robot that can run like a human.
Line messaging app approaches 500 million users
Former automotive engineer designs more user friendly wheelchair
Giant globe in Miyagi shows real-time view of Earth from space
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Scientists aiming for method that will detect 13 types of cancer...
Researchers said they are developing a method that will enable the early detection of 13 common types of cancer from just one blood test.
Researchers creating see-through recording system for surgeries
Scientists create cancer stem cells with iPS cell-based technology
Tokyo hospital gave 16 children excessive doses of anesthetic...
Members of the anti-whaling group Sea Shepherd Conservation Society hoist a banner and observe fishing boats at Taiji port in Wakayama Prefecture on Aug. 1. (Yummin Son)
Tensions running high as annual dolphin hunt starts in Taiji
TAIJI, Wakayama Prefecture--This coastal community’s annual dolphin hunt kicked off Sept. 1, and foreign anti-whaling activists were out in force to protest the slaughter as dozens of police officers stood by to keep the...
Rare coral-encrusted stalagmites discovered near proposed air base ...
Pesky starfish that preys on corals gets new life as veggie...
Global warming blamed for shrinking Ayu trout

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