Next-gen bullet train

Next-gen bullet train

JR East allows the press to join a test ride of its next-generation bullet train.

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Researchers test masks using coronavirus

Researchers test masks using coronavirus

Researchers in Japan test the effectiveness of masks using the actual coronavirus for the first time ever.

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World's frst transplant of iPSi-derived retinal sheet in Japan

World's frst transplant of iPSi-derived retinal sheet in Japan

A hospital in western Japan succeeds in the world's first transplant surgery using a retinal sheet made from iPS cells t...

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AI Beethoven

AI Beethoven

Tokyo University of the Arts creates an artificial intelligence that can compose a "Für Elise" especially dedicated for ...

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Online event showcases techs to battle coronavirus

Online event showcases techs to battle coronavirus

CEATEC 2020 showcases an array of state-of-the-art technologies, including those to battle the novel coronavirus.

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Test ride of updated maglev bullet train

Test ride of updated maglev bullet train

Central Japan Railway Company invites media for a test ride of its updated maglev bullet train.

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Sushi store offers contactless dining experience

Sushi store offers contactless dining experience

A conveyor belt sushi restaurant chain is offering an experience where customers can dine without any contact with store...

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Hotel for digital natives

Hotel for digital natives

Prince Hotels opens an accommodation facility where everything from making reservations to checking out can be done with...

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Foot-operated vending machine

Foot-operated vending machine

A beverage manufacturer creates a new type of vending machine that can be operated with feet.

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Japan Post tests delivery robots

Japan Post tests delivery robots

Japan Post tests delivery robots on public roads for the first time.

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