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Treated water release deemed safe but local entities need convincing
Nuclear regulators have endorsed a plan to release treated radioactive water stored at the crippled ...
May 19, 2022 - SCIENCE
Fukushima treated water’s effect on humans sufficiently small, TEPCO says
The Nuclear Regulatory Authority has thoroughly evaluated the effects of treated water on the human ...
May 19, 2022 - SCIENCE
Japan seen lagging in coronavirus research papers
Japan ranked 16th in the world in terms of cited papers on novel coronavirus research as of June 20...
May 16, 2022 - SCIENCE
Researchers building submarine robot to exterminate problematic jellyfish
A researcher team has been working on the development of a submarine robot that exterminates jellyfi...
May 15, 2022 - SCIENCE
Airborne microplastics being studied by Japanese researchers
The spread of microplastics not only in seas and rivers but in the air as well is a cause for concer...
May 11, 2022 - SCIENCE
Japan counts down to 1st moon landing
Japan is inching ever-closer to its first moon landing, as research and development moves into top g...
April 18, 2022 - SCIENCE
Russian aggression undermining Japan-Ukraine radioactivity research project
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is jeopardizing a joint Japan-Ukraine research project into radioactive...
April 4, 2022 - SCIENCE
Ukraine crisis jeopardizes Russian cooperation in space / Satellite launches halted, ISS operation in peril
The heightened tensions between Russia and the alliance of Japan, the United States and Europe in th...
March 28, 2022 - SCIENCE
Yamanaka looking forward to more research after stepping down as CiRA director
Nobel laureate Shinya Yamanaka, who will resign as director of Kyoto University’s Center for iPS Cel...
March 25, 2022 - SCIENCE
Guinness recognizes wombat in Ikeda as oldest in captivity
OSAKA — A wombat at a zoo in Osaka has been recognized by Guinness World Records as the oldest livin...
February 16, 2022 - SCIENCE
Framework eyed to map areas for advance evacuations following major earthquake
The government plans to develop a framework to map areas where advance evacuations will be issued in...
February 14, 2022 - SCIENCE
Tonga volcano’s eruption heat likely generated atmospheric waves linked to tsunami
The Jan. 15 eruption of an undersea volcano off Tonga marked the first time since modernized observa...
January 24, 2022 - SCIENCE
Unusual tide level changes delayed tsunami warnings after Tonga eruption
The Japan Meteorological Agency did not issue tsunami warnings until 11 hours after the volcanic eru...
January 17, 2022 - SCIENCE
Undersea volcanic eruption’s shock waves led to tsunami in Japan, expert says
Shock waves from an undersea volcanic eruption in the South Pacific Ocean likely triggered tsunami t...
January 16, 2022 - SCIENCE
Mt. Fuji to stand in for Martian moon
Researchers will use drones and artificial intelligence to observe Mt. Fuji, in preparation for a pr...
January 8, 2022 - SCIENCE
Japan to join Bill Gates-led fast reactor project in U.S., sharing Monju experience
WASHINGTON — Japan will participate in a U.S. project to develop a next-generation fast reactor, The...
January 2, 2022 - SCIENCE
Japan aims to have 1st Japanese astronaut land on moon in late 2020s
Japan will aim to put its first astronaut on the moon in the latter half of 2020s, Prime Minister Fu...
December 28, 2021 - SCIENCE
Rocks from Ryugu asteroid extremely black, have many cavities
The rocks brought back to Earth from the asteroid Ryugu by the Hayabusa2 space probe are extremely b...
December 22, 2021 - SCIENCE
JAXA starts accepting applications for new Japanese astronauts
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) started accepting applications for new Japanese astron...
December 21, 2021 - SCIENCE
Close to 200,000 deaths possible if massive quake occurs off Japan’s northern Pacific coast
Nearly 200,000 people could be killed by tsunami if a massive earthquake occurs in the Japan Trench ...
December 21, 2021 - SCIENCE
Geminid meteor shower lights up the sky in Yamanashi Prefecture
Skygazers were treated to a Geminid meteor shower from late Monday night to predawn Tuesday beside L...
December 14, 2021 - SCIENCE
16% of world’s dragonflies in danger of extinction
Sixteen percent of dragonfly species face the risk of extinction, according to the latest edition of...
December 13, 2021 - SCIENCE
Manabe receives Nobel Prize medal
WASHINGTON — Syukuro Manabe and two other Nobel Prize laureates received their medals and diplomas d...
December 7, 2021 - SCIENCE
Survey: Drastic decrease in Japan’s wild bird population
The populations of common wild birds, such as sparrows and swallows, has significantly decreased ove...
December 6, 2021 - SCIENCE
Study: Laughter boosts brain function, eases stress
Laughter has the power to improve perceptive functions of the human brain and ease stress levels, ac...
November 30, 2021 - SCIENCE
JAXA space agency seeks liberal arts majors to diversify astronaut pool
That liberal arts degree could soon be good for a career in outer space. The Japan Aerospace Explora...
November 4, 2021 - SCIENCE
Kyoto firm puts genome-edited tiger puffer on the table
An application seeking approval to use a gene-edited tiger puffer fish as food was submitted Friday ...
November 1, 2021 - SCIENCE
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