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A two-day test for a future space elevator linking Earth and a space station ended in Minamisoma, Fukushima Prefecture, on Sunday.
Autonomous delivery robots are expected to be tested on public roads before this fiscal year ends in March, it has been learned.
Video game developers in Japan are searching for ways to drive the next stage of growth and play catch-up with foreign peers in an industry that is changing at light speed with…
Japanese companies are breaking into three-dimensional bioprinting, creating artificial tissues, chips that store genetic information and man-made blood vessels to replace shunts…
Nearly half of leading Japanese companies have budgeted record amounts for research and development, a Nikkei study finds, as they race against bigger-spending global peers to…
Japan's government will play a greater role in developing the nation's geothermal power resources, seeking to lower the barrier for private-sector investment in this lagging area…

Competitors come together in effort to boost mobility innovation.

The University of Tokyo rose to 36th from 42nd in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020, announced Wednesday.
Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co. said Friday it has struck a $3 billion investment deal with Roivant Sciences Ltd., a Swiss drug start-up.
Cross-border payment startups are rushing into Asia as deregulation of the sector has enabled online services to operate in the region, in a major threat to existing banks.