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STAP Discovery Could Prove More Important Than IPS Cells
Science & Tech  (tags: research, Japan, STAP, science, discovery, biology, cancer treatment, pluripotent cells )

- 1910 days ago -
A team of researchers made the discovery of stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency (STAP) cells, which could rewrite the future of regenerative medicine by overcoming medical challenges posed by iPS and embryonic stem (ES) cells.
Japan to Test Space Junk Cleanup Tether Soon: Report
Science & Tech  (tags: space, Japan, space junk, tethers, cleanup )

- 1922 days ago -
Japanese scientists are getting ready to launch a test of a space junk-cleaning tether, according to press reports.
Quest to Grow Human Organs Inside Pigs in Japan
Science & Tech  (tags: Medical, science, animals, pigs, human organs, Japan )

- 1937 days ago -
I am standing in a fully functioning operating theatre. A surgeon and team of specialists in green smocks are preparing to operate. But I'm not in a hospital. I am on a farm deep in the Japanese countryside.
World's Thinnest Electronic Circuit Developed By University Of Tokyo Researchers
Science & Tech  (tags: electronic circuit, thinnest, Japan, University of Tokyo, research, technology, energy )

- 2099 days ago -
A research team at the University of Tokyo has created an electronic circuit that is lighter than a feather and, at one-fifth the thickness of plastic wrap, the world's thinnest.
Japan Begins Test Production of Frozen Gas Locked Under Seabed
Science & Tech  (tags: Japan, methane hydrate, "burnable ice" seabed drilling, test production of methane hydrate, natural gas, Nankai Trough )

- 2233 days ago -
Japan, which imports almost all its energy, produced gas in the world's first tests to extract it from methane hydrate locked under the seabed, Japan Oil, Gas & Metals National Corp. said in an e-mailed statement.
'I Am One of the Fukushima Fifty': One of the Men Who Risked Their Lives to Prevent a Catastrophe Shares His Story
Science & Tech  (tags: nuclear reactors, Japan, TEPCO, nuclear plant worker speaks, earthquake and tsunami, Fukushima Daichi, "Fukushima Fifty", nuclear disaster, aftermath )

- 2242 days ago -
They displayed a bravery few can comprehend, yet very little is known about the men who stayed behind to save Japan's stricken nuclear plant. In a rare interview, David McNeill meets Atsufumi Yoshizawa, who was at work on 3-11-11 when disaster struck.
Carbon Dioxide Could Save Strawberries From Parasitic Mites
Science & Tech  (tags: study, science, parasite, parasitic mites, prevention, chemical based pesticide, CO2, carbon dioxide, agriculture, Japan )

- 2263 days ago -
A method of protecting strawberry plantsfrom two-spotted spider mites without chemical-based pesticides might help farmers in Miyagi Prefecture who were devastated by the tsunami on March 11, 2011.
Public Outrage as Japan Officials Push Nuclear Restart
Science & Tech  (tags: anti-nuclear protests, corporate lobbying, Oi nuclear plant. Fukui Prefecture, Japan, "limited" restart, two nucler reactors, P.M. Noda, Parliament against restart, fear, distrust )

- 2518 days ago -
On Thursday, despite popular opposition, Japanese leaders approved a nuclear power restart for two reactors at the Oi nuclear plant in the Fukui Prefecture. Critics blame an intense corporate lobbying campaign and a strong push from the central government
Sun May Soon Have Four Poles, Say Researchers
Science & Tech  (tags: science, study, research, astronomy, sun, four poles, temperature, Japan, Sun, Earth, reduced activity )

- 2559 days ago -
The sun may be entering a period of reduced activity that could result lower temperature on Earth, according to Japanese researchers.
Researchers Create Solar Battery Thin Enough To Wrap Around A Hair
Science & Tech  (tags: research, scientists, solar battery, thinnest, lightest, University of Tokyo, Johannes Kepler University, Japan, Austria )

- 2575 days ago -
Researchers from the University of Tokyo and Austria's Johannes Kepler University have created the wolrd's thinnest and lightest solar battery.
869 Tohoku Tsunami Parallels Stun
Science & Tech  (tags: destruction, science, research, environment, earthquake, Japan, prepare, 7-magnitude, tsunami, Tohoku, 869, geological survey, AIST, warning, disaster, seismology, study )

- 2599 days ago -
"As long as you live in Japan, you should prepare for a 7-magnitude quake. That's the minimum necessary thing you should do."
10,000,000,000,000,000 Calculations Per Second
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, computers, digitalized world, Kyo, supercomputer, world's No.1, Japan, AICS, Kobe, K computer )

- 2627 days ago -
In today's ever-more digitalized world, we all have a tale or two to share about how personal computers have let us down: like how they refused to let us run different programs at the same time or how the data was so heavy that the damned device >>
'Hybrid' Plankton Could Solve Food Problems, Global Warming
Science & Tech  (tags: plankton, food problem, global warming, euglena, nurients, carbon dioxide, DHA, midorimushi, Japan, NASA, earospace, scientists, research, environment, diet, food, health )

- 2677 days ago -
A type of microscopic plankton, which has features of both animals and plants, as well as containing nearly all essential nutrients for human beings, and absorbs carbon dioxide, may be the key to solving some of the world's most toughest problems.
Study: Japan Nuke Radiation Higher Than Estimated
Science & Tech  (tags: science, study, Japan, nuke, radiation, higher, than, estimated )

- 2734 days ago -
The Fukushima nuclear disaster released twice as much of a radioactive substance into the atmosphere as Japanese authorities estimated, reaching 40 per cent of the total from Chernobyl, a preliminary report says.
NASA and Japan Create Spectacular Map of Earth (Video)
Science & Tech  (tags: science, tech, NASA, Japan, Create, Spectacular, Map, of, Earth )

- 2743 days ago -
Google Earth is the go-to software for viewing the planet in detail. However, a new topographical map created by NASA and Japan's Advanced Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer, or ASTER, instrument is showing up even Google Earth with a "global dig

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