Sensors and scanners moving IoT forward

Sensors and scanners moving IoT forward

An expo in Tokyo has sensor and scanning innovations pushing the IoT forward and making things ever more connected.

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Impact of Japan's GPS

Impact of Japan's GPS

The fourth satellite for the Japanese version of a global positioning system was launched this week. The new GPS will no...

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Three Nobel wins, and an assist

Three Nobel wins, and an assist

Dr. Rainer Weiss and colleagues take home the Nobel Prize in physics and acknowledge the contribution of Japanese scient...

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Death is an opportunity for growth

Death is an opportunity for growth

Death is generally considered something negative. But it can also provide the chance to reevaluate one's life...and for ...

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How to be younger for longer

How to be younger for longer

Japan is a home to some of the longest-living-people in the world. And now, the nation is trying to come up with measure...

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Preventing terrorism before it starts

Preventing terrorism before it starts

In the wake of terror attacks this summer, the UK government and a London mosque attempt to prevent extremist violence i...

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Private company aims for outer space

Private company aims for outer space

A private venture company launches rocket toward space, paving the way for independent aerospace companies in Japan but ...

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Communication in silence

Communication in silence

A silent cafe in Tokyo shows that there is more to communicating than just verbal words.

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The ninja squad needs you!

The ninja squad needs you!

Once an elite breed of spy carrying out stealth missions, ninjas now help Japan to boost tourism."忍者"が足りない!?訪日外国人にも人気の忍者...

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From Hiroshima to the world

From Hiroshima to the world

People in Japan are commemorating the 72nd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki this week. As man...

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