Bridge spans generations

Bridge spans generations

A father and son devote their lives to the giant Kurushima-Kaikyo Bridge.

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Housekeeping robot service unveiled

Housekeeping robot service unveiled

This housekeeping robot can clean your house, and create jobs instead of taking them.

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Hayabusa landing date selected

Hayabusa landing date selected

Japan's space probe Hayabusa 2 will try to touch down on the asteroid Ryugu February 22nd.

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VR offers insight into LGBT life

VR offers insight into LGBT life

With same-sex partnership beneficiaries increasingly recognized in Japan, a life insurer uses VR to teach workers about ...

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Startup explores drones' potential

Startup explores drones' potential

An engineer in western Japan solves a basic problem with drones--they're confined by batteries to about 20 minutes of fl...

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Custom ceramics solve water pollution

Custom ceramics solve water pollution

Water pollution is a serious problem affecting many parts of the world. Researchers in Japan have come up with a natural...

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Radioactive materials leaked

Radioactive materials leaked

A leak of radioactive materials hits a nuclear power research facility in Japan.

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Signs...your mind is tricking you

Signs...your mind is tricking you

A train operator gets creative using optical illusions in a bid to enhance station safety.

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Panasonic unveils robotic assist arm

Panasonic unveils robotic assist arm

Panasonic unveils a robotic arm that can assist human labor.

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Contraception by smartphone

Contraception by smartphone

Birth control and medical prescription may be getting a boost from technology.

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