Olympic mascot robots wow students

Olympic mascot robots wow students

Robotic versions of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic mascots Miraitowa and Someity entertain students at a Tokyo el...

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Nobel Prize winner meets PM Abe

Nobel Prize winner meets PM Abe

Lithium-ion battery pioneer and winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Akira Yoshino meets with Prime Minister Shin...

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Japan's Nobel prize winner speaks of difficulties

Japan's Nobel prize winner speaks of difficulties

Akira Yoshino, a co-winner of this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry, talks about the difficulties of lithium-ion battery ...

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Japan launches rocket with cargo for ISS

Japan launches rocket with cargo for ISS

Japan successfully launches a rocket carrying a cargo vessel for the International Space Station after two postponements...

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World's first iPS transplant for corneal disease

World's first iPS transplant for corneal disease

A research team from Osaka University led by Prof. Koji Nishida says it conducted the world's first treatment of corneal...

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Electronic customs declaration gate at Narita open to all travelers

Electronic customs declaration gate at Narita open to all travelers

The electronic customs declaration gate at Narita Airport is now available for use by all travelers arriving at Terminal...

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Flying trucks could help Japan's understaffed delivery industry

Flying trucks could help Japan's understaffed delivery industry

Delivery service giant Yamato unveils a "flying truck" that can transport parcels.

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NEC shows flying car

NEC shows flying car

Electronics maker NEC shows off an experimental flying car.

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Thermos flies to space

Thermos flies to space

JAXA taps home goods company Tiger to make a canister that can bring delicate materials from the International Space Sta...

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Duck robots help organic farming

Duck robots help organic farming

Duck robots could become a new method of pest and weed control in rice paddies.

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