Tokyo unveils robot guide ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo unveils robot guide ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

A robot guide is unveiled with hopes of assisting an increasing number of foreign tourists.

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Sneak preview of next gen bullet train

Sneak preview of next gen bullet train

Japan East Railway unveils its next generation bullet train under development in Kobe.

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Kyoto University researcher takes Nobel Prize

Kyoto University researcher takes Nobel Prize

Kyoto University professor Tasuku Honjo receives this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in Sweden for his joi...

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Lawson develops chicken-frying robot

Lawson develops chicken-frying robot

The major convenience store chain looks to robots to fry chicken.

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Network bug causes nationwide communication failures

Network bug causes nationwide communication failures

SoftBank says Thursday's nationwide communication failures were caused by a bug with Ericsson's network software.

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3D printing brings new interest to fossil exhibition

3D printing brings new interest to fossil exhibition

A museum in northern Japan introduces a 3D printed skeleton to mark 40 years since the discovery of an unusual extinct s...

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Japan to join moon space station

Japan to join moon space station

Japan is poised to join a manned moon mission along with the US and other countries.

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Dry cell robot smashes swim record

Dry cell robot smashes swim record

A Panasonic robot breaks the record for longest swim by a robot on a single pair of AA batteries.

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Space agency shows ISS recovery capsule

Space agency shows ISS recovery capsule

Japan's space agency JAXA showcases a capsule which returned from the International Space Station.

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Japan looks to add F-35B stealth fighters

Japan looks to add F-35B stealth fighters

Japan's defense program proposal is to call for adding U.S.-made F-35B stealth fighters to its arsenal and modifying a h...

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