Tech and Japan
Wisdom knows its way of putting the concept of "Mottainai" into action. Tokyo's Governor Yuriko Koike just delivered a clean line-drive right in the center for another run in her crucial Tokyoites-first game of local politics.
February 21, 2017 at 3:40 am
An international race in deep-sea exploration is slated for September by an American foundation, etc. competing on how swiftly to study the conditions of the ocean floor.
February 3, 2017 at 12:04 am
Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare approved at its review committee February 1 the world's first clinical research for the treatment of Macular degeneration, grave eye disease, using iPS cells provided by Prof, Shinya Yamanaka of Kyoto University.
January 16, 2017 at 10:28 pm
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) attempted and failed to launch a Mini rocket off the Uchinoura Space Center January 15.
January 8, 2017 at 9:08 pm
Three Iithium-ion batteries delivered by Japan's space transfer vehicle "Konotori" last month for use on the International Space Station are now being installed outside the station by six US astronauts, 21:30 January 6.
January 7, 2017 at 12:31 am
Chiba City Museum, Chiba, started a demonstration experiment to apply ICT (Information Communication Technology) to assisting foreign visitors, January 4.
December 20, 2016 at 1:50 am
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency announced December 16 that a memorandum was signed with a private team HAKUTO and its body corporate "ispace" for launching Japan's first lunar exploration car next year.
December 16, 2016 at 1:36 am
Japan's No.6 space transfer vehicle Kounotori, launched off Tanegashima Space Center, Kagoshima, December 9, is now successfully docked with the International Space Station, 400 km high in space, past 03:00 December 14 morning.
December 11, 2016 at 7:40 pm
Natsume Soseki, one of Japan's eminent writers, is now back to life in an android and greeted: "You will excuse my long silence."
November 30, 2016 at 8:57 am
The National Cancer Center announced November 29 that a project is underway to employ AI to develop the best cancer treatment.
November 26, 2016 at 6:39 am
It was a lopsided match, folks - the Match 3 between Japan's AI Go machine DeepZenGo and Grandmaster Cho Chikun of Japan.
November 26, 2016 at 1:46 am
The ITU (UN International Telecommunication Union) published a by-country survey on how the Internet is utilized in the dissemination of telecommunication data.
November 23, 2016 at 12:23 am
The face-off between DeepZenGo and Grandmaster ChoChikun in Match 2 ended with the Japanese AI Go trouncing its human counterpart in a humiliating chuoshi or large margin, November 19
November 22, 2016 at 2:47 am
It was not so long ago when Google's AlphaGo trounced a Korean Go professional, then said to be the world's top Go player.
November 13, 2016 at 10:36 pm
Up went the H2A rocket No. 31 off the Tanegashima Space Center, Kagoshima, October 2 afternoon with Japan's second meteorological satellite Himawari No.9.